Coach Blog

Strength Conditioning at home with Team CP

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

  BAND WORK OUT Team CP Coach, Kim Vargo, runs us through a CP Strength Conditioning Band Workout 5 exercises to get you strong and performing to your potential. 1.   Squat 2.  Lat Pulldown 3.  Good Mornings 4.  Upright Row 5.  Paddle Punch     Until next time team.             […]

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

  COMMUNITY CONNECT TEAM CP COMMUNITY CONNECT has been created to help you connect with others and plan for your next adventure where ever you live. Connect with each other to discuss your favourite training spots, routes and coffee destinations. And when LEVELS allow plan some training and social adventures together. Post your plans and […]

Learnings from the best – TOKYO OLYMPIC TRIATHLON

Monday, August 30th, 2021

  TOKYO OLYMPIC TRIATHLON Team CP Coach, James Owen, shares his learnings from the best  How good were the Olympics!! The fact that competition went ahead given the predicament that the world is in is an achievement in itself! I felt certain before the opening ceremony that the games would turn into a COVID catastrophe […]

Rebuild Rule #2- Sleep

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

It’s a bit of a nobrainer this one, and something I’ve spent a ridiculous amount of time doing in the last 11months, whether I’d like to or not. PVF/CFS is a little special in this case, but regardless of injury or illness, if your body is fighting something or working to repair something, it’s going […]

Rebuild Rule #1 – Be kind to yourself.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

All positive steps start with this rule. Look after your mind and body by treating yourself to the good things in life! Run a bath, eat well, get good sleep, don’t allow negative self talk and try to keep positive people in your corner. Being kind to yourself means listening to what your body needs […]

CP Media Wednesday Night Live 27th May 2020 Oska Baynes and running fast

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

5:00 This week we kick off with special guest Oska Baynes to discuss his running journey and what it takes to run fast! It hasn’t all been plane sailing though as he discusses how he rebuilt his body and lifestyle after hitting rock bottom following his win at the Auckland Marathon. Oska shares his training […]

Training and motivation through this unsettling period.

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Hi Team, What a crazy and unprecedented time we are living in!! One day we will look back on this period and remember the strange mix of frenzied activity, self-isolation, social distancing and breathe a sigh of relief knowing that its over. But for now, we’ve just got to get through it…. I thought I’d […]

Top 10 Tips To Getting Started On Your Bike

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Top 10 tips to getting started on your bike Bike check – is your bike safe and running smooth?  After dusting the cobwebs of your bike it is really important to make sure that it is safe to ride – brakes are working well, tyres are pumped up etc.  It is a really good idea […]

The power of “yet”

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

“I can’t run to the top of the hill”, “I can’t swim 10 lengths” “We don’t have a cure for my brain tumour” Yesterday I had a great catch up with a good friend of mine Andrew Sloan who I used to do a lot of training and racing with in our university days in […]

Sleep- We Just Need More!

Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Let’s talk sleep…we all wish we had more of it.  After attending a Exercise Recovery Symposium led by some of the greatest minds in the Sports Science Industry, I was made very aware of how important sleep is to…EVERYTHING!!!  If we are not sleeping, we are not recovering, which leads to a raft of problems […]