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The Fluid Blog contains a selection of articles on training, racing, nutrition and all things swimming, biking and running.

Fluid Bloggers are our coaches, athletes and 'special guest' bloggers that that are specialists in their fields

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Like many other athletes racing there we prepped 2-3 times and final got to the swim start on May 1st. Leading up to the race I felt extremely calm and relaxed but a little confused, was I being over confident or was I just ready? I had actually felt more nervous before an Olympic distance at a QLD TRI series a few months prior. I kept thinking “I’ve trained for 2-3 years for ...

Training for Cairns full IM in June, this was meant to be my ‘B’ race....until I was at the start line and then it quickly became my ‘A’ race.   Had my best race over this distance with 4th AG place - overall time of 4:42 PB including bike PB averaging 85% FTP for 35km/h and a 1:41 PB run averaging 4:50 min/km.   Finally nailed the run! For the first time in a race, I gained pl ...

FLUID IRONMAN SQUAD Are you looking for a Squad training environment with a number of weekly face to face training sessions? Are you looking for a program with proven results over two decades? Fluid is gearing up for another big preparation to Ironman Cairns in 2022, following our athletes fantastic results at last year’s event. Here are some of the squad stats from Iro ...

Earlier this month at the Triathlon Australia annual awards, 8 x World Champion, Ken Murley was presented with the Triathlon Australia Legend of the Sport Award. Since its inception, only 19 athletes have received this award so it is a very high honour to be bestowed and we are so proud of Ken. He was given the opportunity to record an acceptance speech, but it had to be limite ...

FLUID IRONMAN SQUAD Are you looking for a Squad training environment with a number of weekly face to face training sessions? Are you looking for a program with proven results over two decades? Fluid is gearing up for another big preparation to Ironman Cairns in 2022, following our athletes fantastic results at last year’s event. Here are some of the squad stats from Iro ...

Fluid conducts targeted indoor cycle sessions using smart trainer technology on the Zwift platform, offering 3 structured squad meetup sessions per week with athletes training to power. Group meetups occur on Zwift with riders completing FTP based sessions with Coach Sean Foster providing feedback and motivation during sessions. Our squad athletes have seen major improvements ...

Visiting locations including London, New York, Richmond, Yorkshire and of course Watopia, the series will culminate on the iconic Champs-Elysee course that traditionally closes the Tour De France. Whether you’re a time trial specialist, hill climber or tactical genius in the sprints, there will be something for everyone throughout the series. The points will be configured so t ...

The last time I raced Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney was five years ago when we were hit with a 38-degree day, so heading into the race this year I was hoping for a few degrees cooler which as it turned out we got.... Race morning arrived and at 6am the air temperature was about 17 degrees with minimal wind, so perfect conditions with the day only expected to reach about 24 degre ...

Three weeks after achieving his first Pro podium 3rd place finish at Shanghai in a PB time of 3:48hrs, Leigh once again headed back to China to race, this time in Xiamen. We had decided after his best result to date in his short pro career that we would keep the momentum rolling at Xiamen. The field for Xiamen was the strongest field Leigh had lined up in to date, it included ...

6Days $400 (Members) $450 (Non-members) Inc GST   *Travel / accommodation not included Monday March 9 th  to 14 th  2020 This camp offers attendees the opportunity to train on and recon the 70.3 Worlds course 8months ahead of the big day, to see first-hand the local conditions, course profile and the type of training that will be required during the preparation. This wi ...