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  • Fallen Arches – Causes, Treatment And Exercises

    Fallen Arches – Causes, Treatment And Exercises

    23rd June 2017 1 Comment

    How to overcome fallen arches and run injury free. Fallen arches are a common running injury, but it’s very hard to regain strength in this area (Illustration: Peter Greenwood) Fallen arches, also know as having flat feet, or pes planus,…

  • Signs Of Dehydration, Causes And Treatment

    Signs Of Dehydration, Causes And Treatment

    22nd June 2017

    Spot the signs to avoid dehydration and maintain performance when competing. Dehydration can be avoided by drinking little and often, and replacing lost electrolytes (Illustration: Peter Greenwood) Dehydration, one of the most common problems for athletes, is actually fairly easy…

  • Top Six Stretches For Triathletes To Avoid Injury This Season

    Top Six Stretches For Triathletes To Avoid Injury This Season

    13th June 2017

    Triathletes and injuries go hand in hand. Sports therapist, Jamie Webb, says: “We tend to see similar types of repeating movement patterns in the triathletes we see. Leading to injury and breakdown in different parts of the body. If we can change…

  • 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 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…