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  • Signs Of Dehydration, Causes And Treatment

    Signs Of Dehydration, Causes And Treatment

    24th July 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…

  • Build Your Strength With Single-Leg Squats

    Build Your Strength With Single-Leg Squats

    23rd July 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…

  • Sort Your Swimmer’s Shoulder

    Sort Your Swimmer’s Shoulder

    22nd July 2017

    Many triathletes and high level swimmers suffer from shoulder pain so we asked Rachel Whittaker, clinical director at Six Physio, how to avoid and rehabilitate this common injury. How to diagnose it: Swimming predominately uses the upper body muscles (back,…

  • Fuelling for Ironman

    Fuelling for Ironman

    21st July 2017

    Written by Annie Simpson, nutritionist at OTE Sports   Ironman is one of the most demanding endurance experiences available, pushing the body to its limits over three disciplines. An Ironman isn’t something you can take on without preparation; it takes…

  • 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…

  • HYPERICE | Vibration Technology For Triathlon Recovery

    HYPERICE | Vibration Technology For Triathlon Recovery

    15th July 2017

    The VYPER, delivers three speeds of vibration powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The VYPER features a German engineered roller and premium motor to deliver high frequency vibration into the body. This results in a significant increase in the body’s…

  • Rectify Runner’s Knee

    Rectify Runner’s Knee

    28th June 2017

    There’s nothing more frustrating than a running injury knocking you off your training. We spoke to Six Physio’s Rachel Whittaker to find out how to fix it. What is it? Runners hit the ground with anything between five and nine times…

  • 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,…

  • 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…