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  • The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon and a frenzied forecast focus

    The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon and a frenzied forecast focus

    9th September 2019

    I have a new obsession. It’s not running, swimming or cycling – it’s not even strength and conditioning. It is frequently and feverishly checking the weather forecast. The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon is just five days away and, as autumnal…

  • Tapering advice for Braveheart

    Tapering advice for Braveheart

    3rd September 2019

    If you’re doing the Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon on 14th September, here’s some advice on how to taper from Sean McFarlane to make sure you’re fresh for race day… With race day now less than two weeks (yes, two weeks!)…

  • Mountain Training for Lowland Dwellers

    Mountain Training for Lowland Dwellers

    29th August 2019

    In 15 day’s time, I will be entering a sea loch at the start of the epic Braveheart Triathlon, writes Malcolm Bradbrook. All being well, sometime later that day I will cross the finish line having swum 1.9km, biked a…

  • ‘Braveheart triathlon takes on the coward in me’

    ‘Braveheart triathlon takes on the coward in me’

    25th August 2019

    Malcolm Bradbrook outlines what has finally inspired him to take the mountain tops and challenge his limits in triathlon. Ever since I completed my first triathlon I promised myself that one day soon I would push the boundaries and go…

  • From Castle to Coast

    From Castle to Coast

    12th July 2019

    A new sportive triathlon takes place on 10th August offering a challenging route with 4000 feet of elevation through the Surrey Hills and South Downs. Triathlon coach Lee Brown reveals how to get fit for this challenge…    Castle to…

  • The benefits of having a coach

    The benefits of having a coach

    12th July 2019

    Ben Price talks about how a coach can help you achieve your performance goals and how it has helped him become fitter and faster. In November of last year, I wrote about the benefit of having a coach. In the…

  • Six weekend adventures to try this summer

    Six weekend adventures to try this summer

    10th July 2019

    Now is the perfect time to hit the great outdoors and try a new, adventurous fitness pursuit says Claire Chamberlain With its warmer weather and longer days, summer is the perfect time to go on an adventure. While it would…

  • ‘Find a good balance’

    ‘Find a good balance’

    10th July 2019

    Double Olympic time trial champion Fabian Cancellara reveals the most common training mistakes made and how to avoid them. Interview: Mark Bailey Want to be a better cyclist? Follow these top tips from Fabian Cancellara and you’ll see your race…

  • RCL International Running Conference 2019

    RCL International Running Conference 2019

    21st June 2019

    ‘Putting the Evidence back into Running Injury & Prevention’ Are you a regular runner or coach keen to learn more about how to avoid running injuries and get the most from your running? Are you confused by the variety of…