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  • Cycling For Triathlon: No More Excuses

    20th March 2011

    Nobody said cycling for triathlon was easy, so it’s time for you to get harder, says double UK cycling champion and Kona finisher Eamonn Deane. Excuses, excuses, excuses. I’ve heard them all before. Especially the ones about your dodgy cycling…

  • Aerodynamics On A Budget

    15th February 2011

    Jeff Jones, editor of bikeradar.com, tells you how to shave valuable seconds off your bike splits without it costing the earth in this exclusive excerpt from the latest issue of Triathlon Plus (in shops now). If you want to go…

  • The Secrets Of Group Training

    26th January 2011

    Ride hard and ride safe by following these tips for making the most of training with friends. Group riding looks spectacular when you see the professionals doing it in the Tour De France, with only a few millimetres between each…

  • Race Faster This Year

    11th January 2011

    Bin your detox and get some resolutions that will actually make you faster this year, courtesy of world-beating athletes, brilliant coaches and the new issue of Triathlon Plus magazine (out now!). RACE FASTER THIS YEAR You’ve got the festive season…

  • Winter Triathlon Training: Does Losing Weight Make You Faster?

    1st January 2011

    Coaching editor Phil Mosley investigates whether your New Year’s resolution to lose weight will really help come summer Have you ever wondered what difference a few extra pounds in body weight might make to your triathlon race performances? Do those…

  • Triathlon Training: Off-Road Riding

    6th November 2010

    Multiple long-distance triathlon and duathlon champion Catriona Morrison explains how off-road riding can help you step up your autumn training For someone who has a Masters degree in earth and atmospheric sciences, it comes as no surprise that Catriona Morrison…

  • Cycling Jargon: Learn The Lingo

    1st September 2010

    Understand the language of cycling with our guide to some commonly used phrases… Turn up to any group ride this autumn and you may be left wondering what on earth people are talking about. Cycling has developed its own language…

  • Autumn Bike Training: Try Something Different

    1st September 2010

    Autumn is the perfect time for triathletes to try something new, so get on your bike… Planning your autumn bike training isn’t always easy. With so many months to go before you race again it can be tricky to achieve…

  • Hill Climbing Made Easy

    31st August 2010

    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…

  • Cycling: Five Common Mistakes

    31st August 2010

    Fix these five simple faults and you’ll shave seconds off your bike split in no time at all… It can be frustrating when you’ve put in lots of miles on the bike but end up with a slower bike split…