Every week someone comes to training complaining of feeling “faint, tired and unable to concentrate.” I know what’s coming next but to ease them into the ‘truth blow,’ I’ll ask, “have you been sleeping right?” The answer comes while they give me that ‘I don’t want to do this today’ look like a 9 year-old […]
The Palmy to Whale Swim is on this sunday @ 10am. There’s a convoy of Bondi people rolling up for the event. We are hoping to see big efforts from the known swimming gurus of the pack. It’s 2.5km of sea water swallowing fun. $40 entry. Get involved today!
Beautiful conditions were on hand to welcome yet another Friday morning Duathlon at North Bondi held by Bowes Fitness. Sand running and ocean swimming around the now famous ‘Orange’ buoy proved a solid whole body workout for every punter. The most exciting discoveries of the day was the emergence of 2 power swimmers who swept […]
Everyday I wake up and I know what I am going to put my charges through in that mornings training session. The coach is always prepared. When my athletes ask me what is on the program, I am hesitant to tell them. For 2 major reasons: usually they don’t listen anyway and if they know […]
I have 2 friends. Both decided that 2011 was their year to enter the marathon for the first time. Friend number one, let’s call him David. Called me the week before the Canberra race and said, to my eternal horror, “Seany, I’ve entered the marathon.” My immediate thought was that surely he meant the […]
Training program for recreational runners with low fitness base. Attempting their first half marathon. Training program for good runners with reasonable fitness base. Athletes with half marathon race experience. Training program for seasoned runners with strong fitness base. Athletes with solid half […]
There has been a few questions about whether women train at the ‘Fitness Forum’. The answer is absolutely YES, the lady’s are always welcome and workouts are tailored accordingly. There is currently some fantastic girls in the group and we are always looking for more to join… Get involved today – Health Wow!!!
All 4 Bowes Fitness runners completed Sunday’s Melbourne Marathon in fighting style. The wet and blustery conditions meant that record runs were hard to come by. Run of the day went to Bondi’s newest marathon diehard Adam Franklin who recorded a 28 minute personal best to record, 3:34.42. Other notable performances went to Marathon journeyman […]
Melbourne Marathon has come around yet again. 4 Bowes Fitness athletes will be competing and all are aiming for personal bests. Tom Patterson, Adam Franklin, ‘Dashing’ Dan Begley and Sean Bowes.