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Mar 24

#099: Dr Stacy Sims on How to Work With Your Body, Not Fight Against It [Podcast]

Sparta Chicks Radio , Training and racing

Meet Dr Stacy Sims on Sparta Chicks Radio

Almost everything you know about…developing training programs…are based on the schedules of men…This week’s guest on Sparta Chicks Radio will challenge you to cast aside everything you thought you knew about training, racing, nutrition and recovery.  And as someone who has been coaching since 2011, that’s hard to admit!  But the more I dive into her work […]

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Nov 15

When training isn’t enough…

Training and racing

When training isn't enough - Instagram

I’ve been a coach since 2012. And there is one phrase I’ve heard perhaps more than any other.I’ll feel confident when……when I’m faster.…when I’m fitter.…when I lose weight.…when my running feels easier.…when I finish in the top 10% of my age group.…when I know I won’t miss the cutoff.…when I can keep up with my […]

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Aug 10

A Step-by Step Guide to Your First Triathlon

Training and racing

Your first triathlon

You’ve entered your first triathlon – congratulations!You may have watched a friend compete in a triathlon before. But competing in one is a very different experience from watching one. You’ve never had to worry about where to go and what to do on race day.Let’s walk step-by-step through the process so you can line up […]

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Feb 15

How to Train and Race with Confidence

Training and racing

Use visualisations to overcome your fears

Think back to the last time you felt confident. Truly confident. Down deep in your bones. No doubts, hesitation or self-sabotaging words. Just quiet confidence. If you’re new to endurance sports or outdoor adventures, you might not believe this — but it is possible to feel confident when you line up on the start line. Don’t get […]

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