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  • Incorporating Trail Running Into Your Tri Training Regime

    Incorporating Trail Running Into Your Tri Training Regime

    18th September 2017

    Written by Dan Chabert   Triathlon can easily and quickly become a complicated sport, with all the gear and the requisite number of training hours you should post before competing, but at their core, the sports that comprise triathlon are…

  • The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    1st September 2017

    Put your feet up or keep the ticker ticking? Garth Fox shows you the right road to recovery. Training does not make us fitter. We get fitter through recovering from training. I believe most triathletes train too hard, too often…

  • Hill Climbing Made Easy

    Hill Climbing Made Easy

    28th August 2017

    Will sitting or standing generate the most power when cycling up a hill? We investigate… It’s something we’ve all asked ourselves at the foot of yet another seemingly endless climb – should we sit or should we stand-up? And yet…

  • Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

    Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

    27th August 2017

    We’ve all heard the saying ‘No pain, no gain’, but is this really the best advice? Triathlon training is sometimes a tricky balance. Most of us know that in order to improve at triathlon, you need to train hard and…

  • The Importance Of The 30-Minute Training Window

    The Importance Of The 30-Minute Training Window

    6th August 2017

    When in training for a triathlon, it’s essential to get your nutrition right in the 30-minutes after exercise, so you can feel the benefits in your next session. Your body will recover in time naturally after exercise, but speed is…

  • Build Your Strength With Single-Leg Squats

    Build Your Strength With Single-Leg Squats

    5th August 2017

    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…

  • Lactate Training Threshold Explained

    Lactate Training Threshold Explained

    17th July 2017

    Trainer Jonathan Francis from One Performance UK explains how you can feel the burn and use it to go faster for longer. I’m certain every triathlete out there, whether amateur or professional, has hit the wall during training or in…

  • Ramp Up The Cardio For Triathlon Gains

    Ramp Up The Cardio For Triathlon Gains

    30th June 2017 1 Comment

    The triathlon season is now in full swing – and while cardio will no doubt have formed part of your winter training, it doesn’t mean you should neglect it now that summer is here. If you have been unable to…

  • Refresh Your Run

    Refresh Your Run

    2nd June 2017

    Be drill happy with Mersey Tri’s, Zoe Brunton Run drills are often pushed aside in triathlon training to make more time for the main set or simply because we don’t know how beneficial they can be. We spend hours in…

  • How To Know When An Injury Is Serious

    How To Know When An Injury Is Serious

    17th April 2017

    Triathlon injuries can be hard to fathom. We all have the odd twinge, but how do we know if it’s something or nothing? Illustration: Peter Greenwood Anyone who has ever squirmed into a wetsuit, sat on a bike or pulled…