Blogs

  • Ironman Training: No Pain, No Gain

    16th March 2011

    Triathlete James Dando’s Ironman Lanzarote training has hit a stumbling block: his own feet. Sixty-five days out and there are a few issues, but no one said this was going to be easy. My fitness is at a level that…

  • Trew Stories: The Tipping Point

    16th March 2011

    In his latest column for Triathlon Plus magazine, Steve Trew says it’s time to make a change and tip from mediocre to mind-blowing What’s the trigger that says: “That’s it, I can’t go on like this any more!”? That tipping…

  • The Gallery: Abu Dhabi, Cake, and the Clink

    15th March 2011

    Think it’s all glamour for the Triathon Plus/triradar.com team? Well it’s not (apart from for coaching ed Phil Mosley, who made it to Abu Dhabi). From hot bikes to freezing photoshoots, here’s what we’ve been up to recently – and…

  • Ironman Training: A Game of Logistics

    25th February 2011

    James Dando hopes that proper planning will prevent poor performance as he gears up for his first Ironman in Lanzarote… I’m now 85 days out and the past two weeks have taught me that Ironman preparation is far more than…

  • Hair Today, PB Tomorrow?

    2nd February 2011

    Our coaching editor is currently battling piles of dirty washing, a haircut that’s getting out of control and is eating like a racehorse. Welcome to the world of preseason training. Since Christmas I’ve been training really hard. I love training,…

  • Too Much Too Soon?

    20th January 2011

    Our advertising guru James Dando is training hard for his first-ever Ironman, just months after his first ever sprint. So how is he coping? Check out the latest instalment of his blog. 119 days to go until raceday and time…

  • Ironman Training: Let Battle Commence

    5th January 2011

    Triathlon Plus team member James Dando is staring down the barrel of his first Ironman. Follow his progress from rugby casualty to fully-fledged triathlete in the first of his fortnightly blogs. I left school over 11 years ago and if…

  • Embarrassing Moments In Triathlon

    20th December 2010

    Ever been semi naked in public when you’re sober? Coaching editor Phil Mosley has, and it was all because of triathlon. I was reading the pro triathlete Richard Allen’s column in Triathlon Plus recently. It was about Allen’s first ever…

  • Sex + brainwashing + cheating = success

    15th November 2010

    Abby Ray finds a little man-crush and a lot of mental trickery goes a long way with winter training Entering my first year of “serious” tri training, I’ve realised I’ve underestimated just how bloody depressing winter training is. With the…

  • Drill seekers

    8th November 2010

    Editor Liz Hufton has made a remarkable discovery during phase one of Project Fish: swimming a lot makes you better at swimming, as long as you have the right coach. While I await surgery to have my injured ITB replaced…