Rebecca Goodwin's Blog (25)

COACHED Session Updates September 2020

As we slowly return to non virtual sessions, here is an overview of what is happening this month:

Mondays

Pilates - Rachel online £3*

Tuesdays

Turbo - Alex R online £3*



Wednesdays

S&C - Audrey online £3*

Open Water Swimming at Beckenham lake - Rebecca and Alex C on 2.9.20 (additional TBC) £8

Trail running member meet-up with Alex Hill leading…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on September 2, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

Brick (bike to run) training top tips!

A brick session is when with little rest or interruption in between you complete a bike ride followed by a run.

The reason for doing brick sessions is to help your body get used to switching from one discipline immediately to another.  Bike to run is called transition 2 (T2) in a race and with regular practice you could knock seconds or even minutes off your over all time!

Most athletes find the transition from bike to the run the toughest so here are some…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on May 7, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

Exercising/training guidance during COVID-19

While triathlon is predominantly an outdoor sport that allows athletes to exercise in the fresh air, the message to all of us is clear, we must play our part in containing the spread of COVID-19 and keeping others safe whilst thanking those who are already!

We adhere, as a club, to BTF (the governing body of our sport) guidelines who…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on April 6, 2020 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

Top Tips for Athlete Immunity during COVID-19

The main focus during this time is looking after health and immunity. There are simple measures as athletes that we can do both physically and nutritionally to support the two.

Coach Alex has put together some useful advice/guidance to help you stay healthy:

The main one is moderation of exercise, especially during a time where we may have more time to train. If exercise duration of intensity frequency is rapidly increased it…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on April 2, 2020 at 14:14 — No Comments

Online training FAQs and Health and Safety guidelines

FAQs

How much do the sessions cost?

  • The sessions all cost 2 tokens which you can purchase from the MyClubHouse shop (you also need to have 2020 membership).

Do I need specific kit?

  • For…
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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 — No Comments

Zwift Coached Sessions Instructions

Instructions to setting up a Coached Zwift Workout and joining the meetup:

Step 1: Ensure you have installed the Zwift app on your desktop (this process does not work on your mobile/tablet).

Step 2: Ensure you have an account (paid or trial) setup with Zwift - please put 'windrush' at the end of your name.

Step 3: You will be sent an email 60mins prior…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on March 26, 2020 at 9:00 — No Comments

Compulsory newbie to Velodrome induction sessions

The popular velodrome sessions are become even more increasingly popular – which is great as it is an awesome training session.

To help continue to be able to deliver a safe and supportive session they have be reworked for 2020 to help ensure the coaches are able to do this.

If you have never cycled at the Velodrome before you will be required to attend* a 'New to Velodrome…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on January 1, 2020 at 19:07 — No Comments

2020 Swim Sessions update and overview

We have reviewed our 2019 swim sessions and have updated them to be even better for 2020, so they can cater for the wide range of members new and old we are lucky to have in the club!

Here is an overview:

  1. Swimming: Technique and fitness for Novices and…
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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on January 1, 2020 at 18:30 — No Comments

Windrush Training Plans launch 6th January!

Ready to kick start your 2020 training? Why not do it with a Windrush Training Plan!

Find out more here https://windrushtri.co.uk/trainingplans

#happytraining

Added by Rebecca Goodwin on January 1, 2020 at 18:00 — No Comments

Club Races 2020

The results are finalised and the votes counted, here are the winners:

Sprint Distance: Crystal Palace 17th May www.crystalpalacetriathletes.com/

Standard Distance: London tri 9th August www.livetotri.co.uk/london/ (please opt for 'Sunday Olympic Westminster' but you are welcome to do saturday also if you prefer)

Middle Distance: Hever castle Gauntlet 27th…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on November 29, 2019 at 9:00 — 4 Comments

PLEASE VOTE FOR 2020 CLUB RACES (CLOSES 25th NOVEMBER)

https://forms.gle/qrmR9x3gSHehwqSY8

Happy voting!

Added by Rebecca Goodwin on November 18, 2019 at 10:46 — No Comments

Windrush Roast Dinner Seminars

We have an exciting line up planned for our Windrush Roast Dinner Seminars:

Planning your 2020 season 

Sunday, 15 December 201918:30 - 20:00

https://myclubhouse.windrushtri.co.uk/Events/Calendar/View?id=2553

Dealing with and preventing injury 

Sunday, 2 February 2020 18:30 - 20:00…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on November 3, 2019 at 20:00 — No Comments

Windrush Events 2020

Add your confirmed, thinking about, race suggestions into the Windrush events 2020 calendar!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1BGDW-dHFyNtorFNO_vbjQ2MNyg5JpNC14g-AtUOIKt4/edit#gid=0

Happy racing!

Added by Rebecca Goodwin on October 30, 2019 at 18:36 — No Comments

Winter Timetable starts 1st October 2019

Find out more here 

https://windrushtri.co.uk/winter-training-schedule

Questions and suggestions to coaching@windrushtri.co.uk

Happy training!

Added by Rebecca Goodwin on September 24, 2019 at 14:05 — No Comments

Winter Timetable starts 1st October 2019

Find out more here 

https://windrushtri.co.uk/winter-training-schedule

Questions and suggestions to coaching@windrushtri.co.uk

Happy training!

Added by Rebecca Goodwin on September 24, 2019 at 14:05 — No Comments

Swim Course: Back to Basics | Starting 4th October

Our ever popular 'Back to Basics' Swim Course is back!!

It will take you through the basic techniques to apply to your triathlon swim stroke to help improve your efficiency and as we come into the winter season there isn't a better time to learn!

Starting 4th October for 5 Weeks costing only £50 (5 min signup for the course to run)

The sessions will focus on the following:

- Breathing (head position, rotation)

- Streamline (body position, kicking)

-…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on September 23, 2019 at 19:00 — No Comments

5 Week Sussex Triathlon Training Plans

Are you looking to complete your first Triathlon at Sussex or need some help on getting you race ready?

We have a 5 week training plan to help guide you along your exciting journey to that finish line.

Plan highlights:

  • 5 week training plan delivered via TrainingPeaks
  • The plan includes sessions from the Windrush training schedule, helping you keep training social and guide you to what…
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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on July 18, 2019 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Summer timetable launching 6th May 2019

All details can be found here https://windrushtri.co.uk/training-schedule

Any questions just pop an email to coaching@windrushtri.co.uk

Hope to see you at a training session soon!

Added by Rebecca Goodwin on March 20, 2019 at 15:00 — No Comments

Exciting Saturday Lido Session this week!!!!!

Windrush to make the triathlon big screen this Saturday 16/2/19!!
We have BTF (British Triathlon) popping by to film us in our natural habitat of the lido! So please don your best swim suit with Windrush hat and pop along to the normal Saturday session 9.45-10.45am. 
There will be cold water swim badges to be achieved and awarded by the swim captains (only 50m of swimming needed) with a superb cake baked by Claire…
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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on February 14, 2019 at 11:30 — No Comments

Windrush Training Plans

We are excited to announce the Windrush Training Plans!

You (the members) have been telling us you want more to help you train and achieve your goals throughout the season in addition to the Windrush Training Sessions. So we have created an exciting new weekly training plan to help structure your training.

More details and to sign up can be found…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on January 4, 2019 at 23:00 — 9 Comments

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