Triathlon Blogs

  • Even pro triathletes make race mistakes

    17th July 2015

    Just keep smiling and don’t do it again says Phil Mosley… Image: Corbis In issue 81 of Triathlon Plus, I’ve written a sprint triathlon training plan (available here), designed to help you complete your first ever tri. It’ll get you ready for the physical demands…

  • Emma-Kate Lidbury: Annual Balance

    30th December 2014

    Emma-Kate Lidbury takes stock of her 2014 and finds it’s been more profitable than she first thought. As the end of the year approaches, it is natural to look back on the past 12 months and evaluate what has unfolded.…

  • Phil Graves: The long and short of it

    8th December 2014

    Phil Graves goes from Ironman back to ITU racing and finds it a shock to the system.  My legs hurt! I raced my first ITU race in over four years last month in Madrid. It was something of a baptism…

  • Steve Trew: Respect Due

    2nd August 2014

    Steve Trew on the life, times and changes witnessed by an old-school triathlete The Old Timer (Illustration: Peter Greenwood) He was old now, this particular triathlete. He’d been around since the early days, seen and done it all. Been around…

  • Phil Graves: Happy Campers

    29th July 2014

    Phil Graves gives his tips on how to survive a camp with triathlon’s most famous siblings – the Brownlees Photo: Vicky Graves What’s the best way to get fit? Race yourself fit? Hammer yourself in training? Spend two weeks with…

  • Shonsel’s Blog: Ironman Austria

    27th July 2014

    Shonsel’s first Ironman wasn’t an easy experience, but strength of will got her through it Exiting the water, things were going smoothly… (Photo: finisherpix) Ironman was the reason I got into triathlon in the first place. The idea of swimming…

  • Eccles Blog: The Great Divide

    26th July 2014

    Emma-Kate Lidbury celebrates our differences with a few observations from across the Pond Keeping the ‘boys’ away: Eccles faces the US-life spellcheck It’s now been 18 months since I made the move Stateside and I feel very much assimilated into…

  • Tom’s Blog: Ironman Austria

    22nd July 2014

    Tom made it through his first Ironman in Austria – just – but has he been bitten by the Ironman bug? I was really happy to be out of the water in 1:05 (Photo: finisherpix) Ironman was something I’d been…

  • Coach’s Blog: The Perfect Bike Position

    10th July 2014

    Coaching Editor Phil Mosley goes in search of the perfect bike position Phil visited Cyclefit in London to attain tri bike nirvana I’ve always known the importance of a good bike fit, but a recent string of events (too boring…

  • Phil Graves: KOM For A Day

    1st July 2014

    Nothing gets Phil Graves going like a Strava chaingang coup… Phil’s unenthused by unworthy Strava segment holders (Photo: Vicky Graves) Strava. That one word is enough to strike fear into the hearts of most triathletes. Either love it or hate…