Strength Training

  • Strength and conditioning

    24th September 2015

    It’s not much but what you do – Time to integrate some quality strength and conditioning into your training, says Bath Amphibians coach Ben Matthews As with most endurance sports, there are significant performance gains to be had when you integrate a gym or core training…

  • Build your strength with single-leg squats

    21st January 2015

    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…

  • Boost Strength And Stability In 30 Minutes

    30th December 2013

    Increase triathlon performance with this 30-minute at-home strength and stability boosting routine Swiss ball plank Increases core stability around your trunk, to help reduce inefficient movements during swimming, cycling and running. Directions Lean with your forearms on the ball, keeping…

  • Triathlon Training: Stomach Crunches

    2nd December 2011

    Do endless stomach crunches improve triathlon performance? Spencer Smith investigates. Are crunches worthwhile? (Photo: Greg Habermann) We all know the challenges training for a triathlon can bring to one’s life. Time becomes a very precious commodity, especially for those who…

  • Winter Triathlon Training: Core Strengthening

    26th November 2010

    Improve your core strength this winter to boost your triathlon times without braving the cold Pilates can be an excellent addition to your triathlon training programme (Photo: redcreadeporte) Pilates classes in gyms are now regularly oversubscribed and even the most…