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  • I can’t win! I’ll have to try harder…

    I can’t win! I’ll have to try harder…

    12th April 2017

    Written by Paul Ransome 2017 has been an eventful year so far, as mentioned in my previous blog, the birth of Theadora and my link up with Planet X, I’ve also recently experienced my first successful training camp in Spain…

  • Blythe Fourie: The Roadmap to Becoming an Olympian

    Blythe Fourie: The Roadmap to Becoming an Olympian

    4th April 2017

    The life of an Olympic triathlete is about much more than the four-year cycle leading up to the next Games. For aspiring athletes, representing your country requires big sacrifices to be made from an early age. But what do those…

  • October is a Long Way Away! For Now….

    October is a Long Way Away! For Now….

    17th February 2017

    Written by Paul Ransome It’s been a few months since I last blogged about my journey and a lot has and hasn’t happened. Since mid December I’ve been suffering with a cold on and off, which has really had an…

  • Triathlon Training in Chaing Mai

    Triathlon Training in Chaing Mai

    13th February 2017

    Nearly two months in Chaing Mai, northern Thailand, wouldn’t be many peoples first choice of a winter training venue. It may seem a little distant from the UK. But the logistics, climate, costs and training facilities make it a very…

  • From Pro Rugby Player to Ironman

    From Pro Rugby Player to Ironman

    19th January 2017

    Written by Chris Pilgrim For the last 12 years I have been a professional rugby player. I played in the top league in the country against the best players from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and throughout Europe. Now, believe me…

  • Motivated by the Love of the Sport

    Motivated by the Love of the Sport

    1st January 2017

    Written by Faye Tudor Around this time two years ago, I drove up to The Rest and Be Thankful, near Arrochar, with my brand, spanking new bike in the back of the car for a photo-shoot.  Triathlon Plus had contacted…

  • Tri-ing Again; It’s All About Perspective

    Tri-ing Again; It’s All About Perspective

    31st December 2016

    Written by our Digital Editor, Marie Yates Sitting in A&E, my first thought was ‘what if I can’t train for the events I’ve entered?’ That was a little fraudulent as my epic comeback has been monumentally underwhelming. Training started well,…

  • The Emotional Side of Triathlon

    The Emotional Side of Triathlon

    28th December 2016

    It’s only when you push yourself to your limits that you discover what you’re truly capable of, discovers age-grouper Amy Kilpin Okay, so it’s probably a less talked about aspect of triathlon, but have you ever wondered where emotions come…

  • Can I Use Zwift To Help My Training?

    Can I Use Zwift To Help My Training?

    7th December 2016

    Written by Paul Ransome.   Recently, I traded my trusty Exocet for a more virtual bike on the popular online training program ‘Zwift’ in a quest to see if it can help me with my training over the winter. The…

  • Checking Out New Bikes & Meeting Legends

    Checking Out New Bikes & Meeting Legends

    29th November 2016

    Written by Paul Ransome I had some work that required a drive up north and thought I’d tie it in with a visit to Planet X bikes ‘the makers of my trusty exocet 2’. I’d never visited before but after…