An Athletes Journey

As an athlete and mindset coach, I have heard a lot of athletes comparing themselves to others, or measuring their journeys against that of other athletes. As a group, athletes…

Bang your head here

  Your failure to start is your failure to finish. I could end this blog here because it’s literally that simple. Although what does failure to start actually mean? Getting…

Victim or Victor? It’s a choice.

Ironman Australia, which is based in stunning Port Macquarie, was an interesting weekend observing human nature in action against a backdrop of what many would consider the edge of extreme…

The Pillars of Ultimate Performance

I wrote this article because I really want to coach people who are coachable. I am passionate about helping people become the very best they can be. Lately I’ve been…

The Ability to Suffer – Go Deeper

What is the definition of talent? Having coached athletes for many years, in my experience the one thing that can really outweigh physical talent is the ability to hurt, suffer…

Kona: The Mind Games

Kona is nature itself. There is nothing in that nature that is confronting, it is as it is. It’s totally neutral. It’s power in its rawest sense. Kona serves up…

Run Splits – Improving Your Short Course Times

We all want to improve our run splits, but how do you achieve this? Careful planning of your run training sessions will reap benefits on race day. In this article Grant Giles, professional Triathlon coach and Director of Aeromax coaching looks at the importance of pacing in your training.