Kerry gets interviewed by Ali courtesy of YOUR questions.Enjoy!
Well it’s been a while and here we are. Inside with just ourselves for company….45 minutes to bring you some light entertainment or just the melodic sound of our voices (and whatever that sound was Ali recorded…) Citation for MIND BLOWN nerdery: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190916170120.htm
The very first SQUADcast! Why? Because we want to be able to reach more of our athletes with SQUAD-specific info about us and our crazy corner of the world.This week (/month/episode?), we’ll cover off all kinds of things from news to training tip from our athletes, what race, why and much more. About 60mins which Read more about Be gentle it’s my first time[…]
This is only a test. 15min of audio for checking levels, recording, editing and hosting. Ali and I will get Episode 1 up shortly.
We put it to the squad to share their favorite place for stair sessions and realised we had something worth sharing with the wider UTA community. We’ve included a number of ‘stair dense’ environments around Australasia and would love it if you would consider sharing your local. Message us on Facebook or email us directly Read more about Where’s the stairs?[…]
Suffix at Prefix in case you miss itYour biggest risk to injury is doing too much, too soon.Be consistent, but most of all be patient. There’s no denying the popularity of Ultra-trail Australia and as an event that sells as soon as it goes on sale, upon gaining entry, many athletes will immediately turn their Read more about When, How, and When? Ultra-trail Australia 2020 General Preparation Phase[…]
Hey kid, wanna get jacked? Take a look at your off-the-shelf race gel or blended nutrition+hydration mix and chances are it’s got caffeine in it.And why not? Caffeine has been shown time and time again to improve sports performance whether it be strength output or time to exhaustion. If you want to run harder for Read more about Caffeine in Endurance Performance[…]
What 3 simple things can you do to improve your run on race day? 1) USE IMAGERYIn training and in the quiet moments prior to race day, put yourself ‘in the moment’. Imagine yourself on the course on race day.Put yourself on Kedumba. Imagine the persisting descent and the gravelly surface beneath as it weaves Read more about Ultra-trail Australia – Improve your performance with just your mind![…]
The next 10 minutes could shave hours off your UTA time Welcome to the self-doubt riddled sharpen/taper phase.Here’s a few questions we get in the last few weeks to race day, Am I doing enough? Two things, the first being the most important,1) regardless of whether you are or aren’t doing ‘enough’ there’s stuff all Read more about Training is important but execution is key[…]
As is always the theme for these posts in the last few weeks to race day we focus on what are the most effective things you can do given the remaining time available. In this post we’ll cover the last couple of weeks of conditioning, and tapering for Ultra-trail Australia CONDITIONING FOR ‘DISCOMFORT’What we know:Training Read more about Ultra-trail Australia – The Final Countdown[…]