Get an insight into Chris Scammell, aka The White Kenyan’s, training leading into the World Champs… Or any race for that matter. There is a reason he races at such a high level on a consistent basis! 1. How many times a week were you riding/running and swimming in your 70.3 lead in? I’m currently running three times, riding three time and swimming twice a week. I’m very limited to the amount of training due to work commitments so I focus on quality over quantity. 2. What type
Known as the crazy Doc to some here is a glimpse of what Carolyn’s training has been like leading into the 70.3 World Champs! 1. How many times a week were you riding/running and swimming in your 70.3 lead in? Riding/mag training 3 times a week, swimming 3-4 times a week, running 4-6 times a week, up to 20 hours per week total. 2. What type of bike sets were you doing? Can you give us an example of one? A couple were 2x50min TT efforts on mag trainer, then run off bike
Deaks loves to train… Check out what he has been up to leading into the World Champs! 1. How many times a week were you riding/running and swimming in your 70.3 lead in? The lead in was across the winter training block so it was a combination of strength and power. Typically 4 swims, 3 rides and 4 runs plus some gym work 2. What type of power sets were you doing? Can you give us an example of one? The 2 x 50Min TT efforts hurt, just learn to hang onto the suffering! 3.
Racing this week saw a flurry of great results at Run Melbourne including a 13min PB for Bassam Hallak and a sub 80min time for Chris Scammell. In the US we had another first time Ironman finisher in Michael Rouse… Well done all! XCR Ballarat 15km Road Race Mathew Sullivan, 1.01 Run Melbourne David Deakin, 1.28 (equal PB)
Bassam Hallak, 1.36 (13min PB)
Chris Scammell, 1.18 (PB)
Robert Kostadinovic, 1.42 (PB) Ironman Canada Michael Rouse, 14.15 (First timer)