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Triathlon Training

  • Refresh Your Run

    Refresh Your Run

    30th April 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 Stop Leg Cramps

    How To Stop Leg Cramps

    24th April 2017

    Cramps are a common running and cycling injury, here’s how to avoid them Leg cramps are painful muscle contractions and once they start, it’s hard to shake them (Illustration: Peter Greenwood) It’s not known exactly what triggers cramp, but it’s…

  • 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…

  • The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    10th April 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…

  • How To Prevent Foot Stress Fractures

    How To Prevent Foot Stress Fractures

    2nd April 2017

    How to prevent running impact from causing stress fractures of the foot Stress fractures in the foot are usually caused by the feet’s weight-bearing bones cracking because of the pressure of repeated strikes against hard surfaces that you incur when…

  • Direct Power Cycling Team

    Direct Power Cycling Team

    28th March 2017

    Direct Power is an exciting new amateur cycling team led and sponsored by award winning British Cycling Level 3 coach Pav Bryan. The team has riders representing them from across the UK and abroad.  All riders are welcome from those…

  • Don’t Just Swim in Circles

    Don’t Just Swim in Circles

    13th March 2017

    Without the structure of a 25m pool or tri coach, it’s easy for your stroke to stagnate. Follow these three drills from Berkshire Tri Club Coach, Ian Lee-Emery, to keep your open-water training focused. Images Rosie Hallam   INTERVALS Alternate…

  • Give It A Tri: De-Bunking The Myths Around The Triathlon

    Give It A Tri: De-Bunking The Myths Around The Triathlon

    10th March 2017

    The triathlon industry has continued to grow at a phenomenal rate year on year. In the UK in 2015, 220,000 willing competitors took to the water to take part in a triathlon, up 15% from the previous year. To add…

  • Zwift X International Women’s Day

    Zwift X International Women’s Day

    8th March 2017

    Today, International Women’s Day, marks the start of a special week-long program of Zwift Women’s Week Rides to celebrate and encourage our women’s community. The program will include social rides, workouts, and races: Today will see a full program of…