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Review: Tempo Trainer for swimming

Review: Tempo Trainer for swimming

EQUIPMENT REVIEW Tempo Trainers for Swimming At a time when the new family of Garmin watches have raised the bar further than ever, with tons of new functions (more on this in a coming blog), the tempo trainer from FINIS seems to be an antique with its outrageously...

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IRONMAN Melbourne 2015: Iron Mind… Not This Time

RACE REPORT IRONMAN Melbourne 2015: Iron Mind... Not This Time This could be paradise, paradise, paradise”… That’s the music -from Coldplay- they are playing right when I enter the transition area for the final bike set-up. That makes me laugh internally, so ironic....

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Endurance Dream Team

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: Endurance Dream Team Observers watching racers usually only see the tip of the iceberg: they are in awe when contemplating people sprinting -or crawling- at the finish line, but they often miss the point of what brought them to that...

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Breaking the Waves

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: Breaking The Waves “Four days down, one to go”. This is what everybody says around us this morning, but it is not the way I see it. The right catchphrase should be: “Back to the drawing board” or “Today, it’s all or nothing”. I...

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The Pain Cave

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: The Pain Cave Overall, with all what we went through for 3 days, I can reasonably say that we have been extremely lucky and everything has gone surprisingly well. Apart from a few chaffing here and there, we have had nothing...

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I am a reformed banker, proud father of two and professional endurance coach offering tailor-made training plans and specific guidance on all triathlon and endurance sports topics.

Olivier Baillet

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