Beaches Academy of Triathlon offers customised performance coaching for athletes of all abilities looking to get the most out of themselves. Former professional triathlete and head coach Ben Hammond heads up the team with over 5 years of coaching experience and Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science. Get in touch with Ben today to see how he can help you achieve your goals.
<Photo Credit: Steve Nicolls of Eventfotos> The most important ingredient to success...what is it? We all look for it don’t we, that one thing that will suddenly bring success? Is it the new piece of bling? The disc wheel? The power meter? That fancy new aero-helmet. Well that would be nice but not even close!!! Coaches will tell you it’s consistency, and that’s closer, but still not even touches on that one little golden nugget that will bring success. You want to know what
Where your cleats sit on the bottom of your shoe is a topic of bike fitting that is widely debated with a large array of opinions about the various ways in which they can be aligned to reduce the risk of injury and maxmise power transfer. When having your bike fitted, it is important to remember that you only touch the bike in three locations and these 3 contact points are designed to put your body in a position in space which should maximise your goals, whatever they may be.
That feeling of pure elation and joy when that goal you’ve been striving for can be ticked off the list. When you realise that all the hard work, commitment and sacrifice has finally paid off. As a coach there is nothing better than seeing your athletes cross a finish line and seeing that sense of achievement and absolute elation of in their result. For mine, this weekend was one of my most stressful, anxious and happiest days as a coach. One athlete who I have been with sinc
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