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  • How To Stop Leg Cramps In Four Steps

    How To Stop Leg Cramps In Four Steps

    22nd August 2017

    Cramps are a common running and cycling injury, here’s how to avoid them Leg cramps are painful muscle contractions and once they start, it’s hard to shake them (Illustration: Peter Greenwood) It’s not known exactly what triggers cramp, but it’s…

  • Keep Training On Track & Be Snack Smart This Summer

    Keep Training On Track & Be Snack Smart This Summer

    19th August 2017

    While an increasing number of Brits are trying to maintain their active lifestyle on holiday, sustaining a healthy diet can be a real struggle. Meridian Foods has put together some simple advice to help health and fitness enthusiasts stay on…

  • Sort Your Swimmer’s Shoulder

    Sort Your Swimmer’s Shoulder

    14th August 2017

    Many triathletes and high level swimmers suffer from shoulder pain so we asked Rachel Whittaker, clinical director at Six Physio, how to avoid and rehabilitate this common injury. How to diagnose it: Swimming predominately uses the upper body muscles (back,…

  • Elite Duathlete Ben Price Takes On Mount Ventoux

    Elite Duathlete Ben Price Takes On Mount Ventoux

    11th August 2017

    Yesterday was one of those great days. My family, friends and I are camping near Vaison la Romaine, 10km or so from Malaucene. Mount Ventoux is towering over us – you often see cycling enthusiasts slowing to a stop on…

  • The Importance Of The 30-Minute Training Window

    The Importance Of The 30-Minute Training Window

    6th August 2017

    When in training for a triathlon, it’s essential to get your nutrition right in the 30-minutes after exercise, so you can feel the benefits in your next session. Your body will recover in time naturally after exercise, but speed is…

  • Build Your Strength With Single-Leg Squats

    Build Your Strength With Single-Leg Squats

    5th August 2017

    Troubleshoot injury hotspots and build lower body power with this quick move… Start tall Ideally you’ll do this exercise in front of a full-length mirror, so you can keep an eye on technique and look for potential weaknesses that you…

  • Q&A With Austria eXtreme Triathlon’s Maria Schwarz

    Q&A With Austria eXtreme Triathlon’s Maria Schwarz

    3rd August 2017

    The 3rd Austria eXtreme Triathlon took place on June 24, 2017 and is now established as one of the most challenging long-distance events worldwide – including 5800m in altitude, river swimming and alpine tracks. We asked Austria eXtreme Triathlon president…