Triathlon

November 24, 2020

How To Run Faster Off-The-Bike

In this post, we share the pros and cons of running off-the-bike in training, and how you can run faster off-the-bike in your next triathlon.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Man running off the bike in an ironman triathlon

Running, Triathlon

November 17, 2020

A Simple Guide To Lactate Testing

Lactate testing is used to determine your lactate threshold & establish training zones based on actual metabolic conditions within your body.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Analyser measuring blood lactate during a lactate test

Running

November 10, 2020

Simple Resistance Band Exercises For Runners

Adding resistance band exercises into your training is a simple and cost-effective way to increase the quality of your strength training. Learn how.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Runner using resistance bands

Mindset

October 27, 2020

Be A Goldfish

Fictional football coach, Ted Lasso, said "be a goldfish" to an athlete he was coaching. It's great advice. In this post, I share why.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

A goldfish swimming

Running

October 20, 2020

Should Runners Do Strength Training?

Should runners do strength training? In this post, we answer that question and share five bodyweight exercises you can do to get started.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Runner doing strength training at the track

Triathlon

October 13, 2020

Should Triathletes Do Strength Training?

Should triathletes do strength training? In this post, we answer that question and share why the type of strength training you choose is essential.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Strength training on the bike

Running, Triathlon

September 22, 2020

Improve Performance With Coached Group Training

Group training can be the motivational boost you need. When conducted by experienced and passionate coaches, it could take your performance up a level.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Running, Triathlon

September 15, 2020

How To Hydrate Properly With Andy Blow [VIDEO]

Andy Blow of Precision Hydration chats with Coach Ben about why proper hydration is essential for endurance athletes and how they can hydrate properly.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Andy Blow of Precision Hydration

Running, Triathlon

June 23, 2020

Cadence – Starting Off On The Right Foot

In part 2 of a 2 part series, Coach Ming shares the techniques he used to improve his original natural cadence of 130+ spm to its current 170 -180 spm.

Ming LeungAssistant Coach

Two runners

Running, Triathlon

June 9, 2020

Cadence – Putting Your Best Foot Forward

In part 1 of a 2 part series, Coach Ming discusses running cadence and how it can affect your performance and likelihood of injury.

Ming LeungAssistant Coach

Man running on running track

Running, Triathlon

May 27, 2020

6 Common Heart Rate Training Mistakes

If you train with a heart rate monitor, avoid making these common mistakes to keep the quality of your training high and your results improving.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Girl running on a track

Running

April 28, 2020

Do You Train During Ramadan?

Fasting during Ramadan presents a unique challenge that makes training significantly more difficult. Here's what you can do to improve your experience.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Muslim runner during a marathon

Mindset

October 29, 2019

Stop Looking At The Scoreboard

Worrying about a finishing time is like standing on the soccer pitch and looking at the scoreboard. You may hope that your score is higher than the other team, but, likely, it won't be at the end of the game because you're focused on the wrong thing.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Ben Pulham

Member Stories

October 15, 2019

Running For Life With Riana Montisano

Riana Montisano joined Coached in October 2017, after a bad experience with a former coach left her injured and unmotivated. This is her story.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Riana Montisano running

Running

September 24, 2019

How To Pace Your Race

It's likely you'll never run as fast as Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder. That's OK, but there's no reason you shouldn't run like them.

Ben PulhamHead Coach

Eliud Kipchoge running in the London marathon

Running

September 17, 2019

How To Control Your Race

This post was originally written for The Straits Times as part of a 16-week column preparing runners for The Straits Times Run

Ben PulhamHead Coach