Get flexible to ride faster

Get better aerodynamics with increased flexibility

| Cycling, Triathlon Training | 20/12/2014 09:05am

Flexibility can help you achieve more pedal power and better aerodynamics, says Morgan Lloyd.  The optimal cycling position for triathlon is often described as a balance between sustainability and aerodynamics. Physiological components such as flexibility, strength and stability are vital, but are often overlooked in the search for a more aggressive riding position. Ignoring them […]

How good is your running technique - 4

How good is your running technique?

| Running, Triathlon Training | 19/12/2014 15:54pm

Knowing the difference between good and bad form makes all the difference, says Nadine Horn.    Inefficient running technique   Head chasing The head is leaning forward (known as head-chasing). Posture is also bent forwards, away from the centre of gravity. This increases the forces on the muscles and joints, causing energy waste, tension and […]

Faster run splits - 8

Jump up to faster run splits with plyometric exercises

| Running, Triathlon Training | 16/12/2014 09:51am

Use these plyometric exercises from coaching editor Phil Mosley for research-proven running benefits, adding power and functional strength to your run performance.  1. Walking Lunges This is the first part of your warm-up, so don’t do anything too vigorous. Step forwards and bend at your front knee, keeping it above (not beyond) your toes. Keep […]

Ride faster in just six weeks triathlon training plan

Ride Faster In Just Six Weeks Triathlon Training Plan

| Cycling, Triathlon Training | 15/12/2014 12:36pm

Use coach Phil Mosley’s bike-focused training plan to up your lactate threshold and ride harder. This triathlon training plan is aimed at making you a faster cyclist in six weeks. There are three rides per week, three runs and two swims. Every third week is an active recovery period, which breaks the routine of training […]

Triathlon Nutrition: Use carbs when the time is right

Triathlon Nutrition: Use carbs when the time is right

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 11/12/2014 10:36am

  Decide your goal and you’ll know how much carbohydrate you need, says Dr Kevin Currell.

Get through duathlon T1

Transition tips to get you through duathlon T1

| Cycling, Triathlon Training | 10/12/2014 15:53pm

Save vital seconds in transition by following these simple steps.

Run Your Quickest 10K Ever Triathlon Training Plan

Run Your Quickest 10K Ever Triathlon Training Plan

| Training Plans, Triathlon Training | 05/12/2014 09:54am

After a long season of racing, it’s an ideal time to re-focus on running speed with this triathlon training plan. Get ready to run your quickest 10K ever!

Triathlon Training: Fearless trail running style

Triathlon Training: Fearless trail running style

| Running, Triathlon Training | 03/12/2014 12:47pm

Own the winter duathlon season and blitz your off-road runs with a fearless trail running style.

Triathlon Training: Find your biking sweetspot

Triathlon Training: Find your cycling lactate threshold

| Cycling, Triathlon Training | 01/12/2014 15:59pm

Train effectively every time by working out your cycling lactate threshold, says coach Phil Mosley.

Triathlon Nutrition: Chicken and avocado sandwich

Triathlon Nutrition: Chicken and Avocado Sandwich

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 01/12/2014 14:49pm

Short on time and energy? This five minute fuel is a perfect example of triathlon nutrition and tastes amazing. With a good balance of protein and carbohydrate, this hearty sarnie is perfect to kick-start your recovery after a tough session.

Triathlon Training: Fine-tune your kick technique

Triathlon Training: Fine-tune your kick technique

| Swimming, Triathlon Training | 01/12/2014 11:41am

Choose the kick rate that works best with your experience level and style, says Paul Newsome.

(Photo: Michael Dannenberg)

Eat Like A Pro Triathlete

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 14/08/2014 06:00am

Drop fat and race triathlon faster by learning the nutritional lessons of triathlon’s elite athletes, says Sally Pinnegar

Change Crank Lengths

Will Shorter Cranks Make You Faster?

| Cycling, Triathlon Training | 07/08/2014 06:00am

Swap your set-up to shorter crank arms and you could reap benefits on both the bike and run, says Garth Fox

Exit-The-Water-Fast

How To Exit The Water Fast

| Swimming, Triathlon Training | 05/08/2014 06:00am

Finish your swim and get out of the water fast to blitz T1 on the way to a new triathlon PB

How to stay calm in open water

How To Overcome Open-water Swimming Fear

| Swimming, Triathlon Training | 31/07/2014 06:00am

Improve pacing and stay calm in open water with these strategies from Dr Izzy Justice and Dinah Mistilis

Best-Running-Stretches-for-Triathlon

Best Running Stretches For Triathletes

| Running, Triathlon Training | 24/07/2014 12:28pm

Improve your running form by boosting your flexibility, says coaching editor Phil Mosley

Best Olympic Distance Training Plan

Fastest Olympic Distance Triathlon Training Plan

| Training Plans, Triathlon Training | 21/06/2014 06:00am

Be at your best for an Olympic-distance triathlon, with Phil Mosley’s six-week training plan

Strength training

Five Myths of Strength Training

| Triathlon Training | 18/06/2014 06:00am

Strength training for triathlon: five myths busted

Run nutrition

Run Your Fastest Ironman Marathon

| Running, Triathlon Training | 12/06/2014 06:00am

Use bike, mind and nutrition to run a faster Ironman marathon, says Dr Graeme Stewart

Open water swim

Cope With Cold-Water Swimming

| Swimming, Triathlon Training | 05/06/2014 06:00am

Heighten your resilience to cold water and improve your swimming in triathlon

Best transition tips

Triathlon Transition Tips

| Race Day Tips, Triathlon Training | 29/05/2014 06:00am

Get through transition fast with the perfect set-up, says triathlon coach Phil Mosley

Ironman 70.3 Training Plan

Ironman 70.3 Training Plan: 6 Weeks To Race Day

| Training Plans, Triathlon Training | 25/05/2014 06:00am

Reach the start line in peak condition, with this six-week Ironman 70. 3 triathlon training plan

Triathlon fundamentals: put your wetsuit on

Triathlon Fundamentals: Put Your Wetsuit On

| Swimming, Triathlon Training | 22/05/2014 06:00am

How to put your wetsuit on quickly and so the fit is at its best

Karen-Pickering MBE

Karen Pickering’s Open Water Swimming Tips

| Swimming, Triathlon Training | 16/05/2014 16:09pm

Karen Pickering MBE, four time World Champion swimmer, shares some open-water tips

Triathlon Training With A Power Meter

Training With A Power Meter

| Cycling, Triathlon Training | 16/05/2014 06:00am

Race training with a power meter – race your fastest ever triathlon with our guide to tri training with a cycling power meter

 



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