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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Decide your goal and you’ll know how much carbohydrate you need, says Dr Kevin Currell.
Save vital seconds in transition by following these simple steps.
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!
Own the winter duathlon season and blitz your off-road runs with a fearless trail running style.
Train effectively every time by working out your cycling lactate threshold, says coach Phil Mosley.
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.
Choose the kick rate that works best with your experience level and style, says Paul Newsome.
Drop fat and race triathlon faster by learning the nutritional lessons of triathlon’s elite athletes, says Sally Pinnegar
Swap your set-up to shorter crank arms and you could reap benefits on both the bike and run, says Garth Fox
Finish your swim and get out of the water fast to blitz T1 on the way to a new triathlon PB
Improve pacing and stay calm in open water with these strategies from Dr Izzy Justice and Dinah Mistilis
Improve your running form by boosting your flexibility, says coaching editor Phil Mosley
Be at your best for an Olympic-distance triathlon, with Phil Mosley’s six-week training plan
Strength training for triathlon: five myths busted
Use bike, mind and nutrition to run a faster Ironman marathon, says Dr Graeme Stewart
Heighten your resilience to cold water and improve your swimming in triathlon
Get through transition fast with the perfect set-up, says triathlon coach Phil Mosley
Reach the start line in peak condition, with this six-week Ironman 70. 3 triathlon training plan
How to put your wetsuit on quickly and so the fit is at its best
Karen Pickering MBE, four time World Champion swimmer, shares some open-water tips