Beginner Triathlon

A really amazing 2 Oceans program…

‘I just truly want to commend Garth on a really amazing program and just a big thank you! This program is really inclusive and really caters for everyone. These motivational mails and little words of encouragement before and during runs are actually so great, please don’t stop it.’ So this will be Lloyd’s 7th two oceans half and my 3rd post surgery, and it’s the best he has ever felt going into it, mentally as well as […]

Southern Suburbs Moms2tri group starting…

Starting Tuesday 14 March, we kick off with the first session of our new moms2tri southern suburbs group training. Our program is designed to get our full time moms into multisport at a more do-able hour of the day, that is the morning, after the school run. We will swim at the Pinelands High School pool at 9-10am on Tuesday, run on a Wednesday 9-10am from Constantia Virgin Active, and ride on Thursday 9am-10am from […]

What’s currently going on…

There is a lot of group training currently going on at the various branches of Embark. This combines both running and triathlon training. You can join in on the groups when ever you please, click here to get in contact with us. If you would like a more personalised program for an event, we have exclusive coaches for this too. Here are the current coach group training programs at the various branches: Atlantic sea board […]

Beginners conquer their 1st triathlon…

After 13 weeks of the beginners triathlon program, our beginners took on their first triathlon! This was the Discovery Cape Town Triathlon last weekend. It was a 500m swim, a 20km road bike and a 5km road run. It was an amazing journey and experience for the ‘ordinary’ people, and we say ordinary as they definitely would not refer to themselves as triathletes when they began.  But, they buckled down and got into the weekly […]

2 Oceans Half Marathon coached group training starts 14th Jan…

Coached group training has proven to be the spring board for great improvement, better results and a more enjoyable race day!   On the 17th January 2017, we begin our coached group training for the Old Mutual 2 Oceans Half Marathon which takes place on the 15th April 2017. We will have an orientation evening to settle nerves and explain how the training works at the Green Point Cricket Club at 6pm. The 2 Oceans Half […]

New BEGINNERS triathlon course, 10 Jan 2017…

Are you keen to do your first triathlon, but you just dont know where to start? Welcome to Embark triathlon training, we will help you achieve that goal through our comprehensive hands on, coached group training program. We have got more than a thousand beginner athletes over the finish line of thier first traithlon, and then on to even bigger challenges; IRONMAN, 70.3, Argus, 2 Oceans marathon etc. If you have been inspired to get […]

Summer BEGINNER triathlon program, starts 11 Oct…

Want to become a TRIATHLETE?  Why not train to complete your first triathlon? On 11th Oct 2016 we are going to start a beginners group of first timers, aiming to complete our first sprint distance triathlon in February 2017. A sprint distance triathlon is a 800m swim, a 20km bike ride and a 5km run.We will be doing a sprint triathlon here in Cape Town in February. That gives us about 18 weeks to get to […]

Time to get ‘personal’… with Personal Programs…

If you are looking to achieve a specific goal, outside of the group training programs, then lets have a chat! With the recent addition of Michael Redington to the Embark coaches team, we now have a dedicated IRONMAN specialist to help athletes with that personal touch. Its a hands on approach, with planning, structure, feedback and guidance. Having raced in 4 continents, including the coveted KONA WORLD IRONMAN CHAMPS, Michael has a wealth of knowledge on […]

Try our recommended physio…

Don’t let a niggle become an injury! Genine Manchip is our Embark’s recommended Physiotherapist here in Cape Town. Gen will be teaching a 1h  strength session once a week which will consist of teaching the athletes the correct form for specific exercises, core work and triathlon specific strengthening exercises. This is to make you stronger in all three disciplines and to prevent injuries. Gen has a degree in both Sport Science and Physiotherapy and is currently […]

IRONMAN 70.3 East London training starts August…

Group Training: Starts 3rd August 2016 (Ironman 70.3 East London coached group training) The Cost: R675 per month (excludes race entrance fee) The Locations: Cape Town, Northern Suburbs, Southern Suburbs, Blouberg, Somerset West, Johannesburg (Jozi North) The Race: Sunday 29th Jan 2017 (1.9km sea swim/90km bike/21.1km run) If you are considering entering Ironman 70.3 East London in January 2017, or have already done so, then now’s the time to start think about training for it. […]