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  • Tri Suit Reviews: Under £80

    1st September 2010

    We review the best entry-level tri suits under £80. More Mile Tri Suit £29.99 www.startfitness.co.uk We’ve never seen a tri race suit for less than 50 quid before and were intrigued to see how this would perform. While it couldn’t…

  • Beetroot: Can It Keep You Going Longer?

    1st September 2010

    A new theory has triathletes seeing red, but you’ll need a strong stomach to test it out… There have been recent reports in the press highlighting research into the effects of beetroot juice on endurance performance. Could this help you…

  • Triathlon Bikes: Beginners’ Guide

    1st September 2010

    The biggest purchase you’ll make for triathlon is also the one that can make the most difference to your race finish time and, more importantly, your experience. Triathlon Bike vs Road Bike The big question facing every triathlete when choosing…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: £80-£100

    1st September 2010

    These four tri suits all come in at £100 or less, but they’re a bit of a mixed bunch… Craft Elite Tri Suit £80 www.craft.se The first suit in our test to go by the name Elite just about lives…

  • 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…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: £100 Plus

    1st September 2010

    We review 4 high-end tri suits. 2XU Endurance Tri Suit £100 www.2xushop.co.uk Overall feel of this suit was really good. It’s made using 2XU’s SBR Cool fabric, which noticeably does as it promises: compresses muscles to reduce fatigue, and keeps…

  • Running Technique: Look Good, Go Faster

    1st September 2010

    Sharpen your technique in five minutes by working on your running efficiency… What? Watch a triathlon or 10k road race and you’ll notice how smoothly the lead runners glide over the Tarmac, compared to the rest of the field. As…

  • Boardman Road Team Carbon FI Bike Review

    1st September 2010

    This Boardman Road Team Carbon FI is just for the ladies. We put it through the Four Ride review. First Ride Back in autumn, Chris Boardman assured us their ‘female informed’ (Fi) bikes will feel just as racy as their male…

  • Tumble Turns: The Basics

    1st September 2010

    Make sure you’re first out of the water with our easy-to-follow guide to faster turns… Fast turns are important for all triathletes. Most of you will train in a pool, executing turns sometimes more than 100 times in each session.…

  • How To Avoid Dizziness After Your Swim

    1st September 2010

    Commonly known as post-swim dizziness, postural hypotension can strike unexpectedly once on dry land – here’s how to stay safe Have you ever felt disorientated when you exit open water after the swim? Well it happens to us all from…