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Midland Tri Club Training Seminar

posted 22 Nov 2015, 14:24 by Kevin Monaghan
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Many thanks to our friends in the Midland Triathlon Club for their very kind invite to attend their winter training seminar last Friday evening. This very well attended workshop took place in Bloomfield House Hotel and it was great to see several Lakeside Wheelers members listening intently. 

The guest speakers on the night were Mark McCabe and Kieran Nolan from Sports Med Ireland, both of whom are physiotherapists, Strength and Conditioning coaches and elite athletes in Triathlon and GAA respectively. Although these two experts spoke at length on various training methods, injury prevention techniques and goal setting, they made reference to one aspect of training and competing which, they say, is all too often forgotten, using the brain. 

By all accounts it is very common for athletes to spend vast amounts of time and energy training and preparing with all the latest technology gadgets only to go into competition and not use our most vital “gadget”, the brain. So, if there is to be a tip of the week, remember to engage the grey matter

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