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Despite what Rexona would have us believe, sweating is a normal and useful bodily function. Just like a radiator is vital for preventing your car from overheating, the process of sweating is vital for maintaining a core body temperature within normal ranges. When water losses are not adequately matched with fluid intake, dehydration occurs. Other than making us feel thirsty, de ...

Thanks to Laura Armstrong for sharing one of her favorite recipes with us. One of the great things about these bars is that you can choose the flavor you want and then vary them each time. In this, Laura used some homemade trail mix with apricot, cranberries & dates. You could also add things like dark chocolate, goji berries, orange zest, etc. I know I'll be giving them a ...

In part one of this blog we discussed the basics of how and why you should use the Off Season to improve your running. You can find Part 1 here http://fluidmovements.com/blog/2016/may/off-season-time-to-improve-your-running In Part 2 it’s now time to get to the nuts and bolts of what training is required to significantly improve your running.   Lesley West on her way to a ...

When Triathletes are in the thick of race season training there is not much extra time and energy to work on specific areas of weakness. It’s more about balanced training and getting across that finish line in the lowest time with strong performances over the three disciplines. We all know the discipline where triathletes lose most time is on the run leg. But when do you have ...

We've been experimenting with a number of recipes. These energy bars are good one for long rides and as a pre training snack. For long rides just wrap them in cling film or foil straight from the freezer and stick them in your back pocket and they hold together really well. Give them a go and see what you think…   Raw Espresso Energy Bars Ingredients 10 Medjool dates (see ...

The swim, bike and run courses have all changed for the 2016 edition the Geelong Ironman 70.3 race. The swim course only has a small change to the distance to the first and second buoys  The bike course's major changes comes in the first few km's using Hearne Pde and heading clockwise on the Eastern Park Circuit and some extension to the turnaround points on Point Henry and ...

We are creatures of habit, and when it comes to athletes we are especially so.

Our personality types that gravitate us to sport thrive on routine and maintaining it. Slowly over the last 8 months i have come back to this routine that gives me great joy.... regular structured training.

Well we ventured up to Ballarat last Saturday to swim ride and run a lap of the new Ballarat 70.3 course. The weather was cool in the morning, and the wind was blowing S/SW at 24-31km/hr, so we were to get a true indication of how the course is affected by the wind.