Jon Ackland is an exercise physiologist with more than fifteen years of experience in sports training all over the world. He has trained athletes in a large number of different sports, including running, cycling, swimming, rowing, rugby, basketball, hockey, skiing, and yachting. A former New Zealand national rowing champion, he is an active triathlete who has twice completed the Hawaii Ironman.
No one knows this better than author, exercise physiologist and training consultant Jon Ackland of in Auckland. As he says, good physiology makes a great athlete, but good psychology makes a champion.