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  • Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed Flapjack

    Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed Flapjack

    3rd September 2017

    Recipe by ROS Nutrition This delicious snack contains low GI carbohydrate, lots of healthy fats and is high in protein. It is perfect for when you are on the go and in need of some good nutrition or as a…

  • The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    1st September 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…

  • Hill Climbing Made Easy

    Hill Climbing Made Easy

    28th August 2017

    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…

  • Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

    Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

    27th August 2017

    We’ve all heard the saying ‘No pain, no gain’, but is this really the best advice? Triathlon training is sometimes a tricky balance. Most of us know that in order to improve at triathlon, you need to train hard and…

  • Alcohol: Will It Ruin My Race?

    Alcohol: Will It Ruin My Race?

    26th August 2017

    Nobody suggests that drinking to excess will improve your PB, but just how much does the occasional tipple affect your training? We all know there’s nothing like a cool pint after a hot bike ride or run. And for most…

  • Swimming Technique: Straight Or Bent Arms?

    Swimming Technique: Straight Or Bent Arms?

    25th August 2017

    Elbows out or slicing straight? Which stroke sends you through the water more quickly? Swimming is a sport that is constantly evolving. It’s not just the high-tech kit that evolves – it’s the swim technique too. For a triathlete, the…

  • New Strava Campaign Encourages Athletes To Be Unfiltered

    New Strava Campaign Encourages Athletes To Be Unfiltered

    23rd August 2017

    Strava, the social network for athletes, aims to deliver its most inspiring campaign yet with Athletes Unfiltered, a direct call for athletes to be themselves, celebrate the inclusivity of sport, their hard work and reject the curation and negativity found…

  • How To Prevent Foot Stress Fractures

    How To Prevent Foot Stress Fractures

    23rd August 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…

  • How To Stop Leg Cramps In Four Steps

    How To Stop Leg Cramps In Four Steps

    22nd August 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…