Winter Training

  • Triathlon Training: Fearless trail running style

    3rd December 2014

    Own the winter duathlon season and blitz your off-road runs with a fearless trail running style. 1. Switch your brain off Well, not completely – but trust your instincts and don’t hesitate when you’re running off road. Let nerves affect…

  • Ironman 70.3 Off-Season Training Plan

    21st February 2014

    Our Ironman 70.3 training plan will help you build consistency and fitness in six-weeks The Ironman 70.3 Off-season Training Plan will get you started with your half-Ironman training Ironman 70.3 triathlons are where to go once you’ve conquered sprint- and…

  • Winter Ironman Training Plan

    29th January 2014

    Get back into regular winter Ironman workouts with our six-week training plan Winter is the time to build your Ironman fitness Hoping to do an Ironman this summer? Even though that seems a long time away, it’s time you said…

  • The Coach’s Blog: Winter Motivation

    1st January 2014

    Coaching editor Phil Mosley has a canny idea for keeping motivation when the mercury drops The winter is well and truly upon us, and for triathletes it usually means one of two things. Either you train like a demon, hoping…

  • 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…

  • Ultimate Winter Bike Speed Workouts

    26th December 2013

    Build cycling strength over winter with these turbo trainer sessions from coach-to-the-pros Mat Steinmetz Winter can be a very frustrating time as poor weather and lack of daylight force most athletes indoors. As a coach, it’s my job to come…

  • Eat Well For Less This Off-season

    2nd December 2013

    Maximise your nutrition without breaking the bank with the help of nutritionist Kate Percy Photo: Aproximando Ciência e Pessoas Triathletes are a ravenous bunch. Not surprising, really – an average week’s training can burn as many as 5,000 extra calories,…

  • When To End Your Off Season Break

    25th November 2013

    Know the right time to get back to your triathlon training with these tips from coaching editor Phil Mosley Phil advises you when to get back into triathlon training As winter sets in, it’s good to take a break at…

  • Winter Triathlon Training

    22nd November 2013

    Improve your triathlon performance over the winter with our collection of winter training articles Winter is great for building base triathlon fitness and mental strength Maintaining your triathlon training over winter can be tricky – with darkness, low temperatures and…

  • Winter-proof Your Cycling

    14th November 2013

    The essential bike kit you’ll need to stay warm and ride well this winter Outfitting both your triathlon training bike and yourself with this key gear will help you get quality, safe training in throughout the cold and dark months.…