Blogs

  • 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…

  • From Bloater To Floater

    2nd November 2010

    Triathlon Plus/TriRadar coaching editor Phil Mosley takes a look at the training philosophy that helped one marathon runner go from obese to elite. Throughout October I’ve been lucky enough to interview some great athletes for Triathlon Plus. I’ve enjoyed pool-time…

  • The Ultimate Fantasy Triathlon

    20th October 2010

    Staff writer Mark Robinson spent the morning playing God (not for the first time) and has come up with his ultimate fantasy triathlon. Which legs did he choose, and which ones would make it into yours? Here at Triathlon Plus/TriRadar…

  • Ironman Overload?

    11th October 2010

    With Ironman races of all distances popping up all over the place, coaching editor Phil Mosley wonders if joining that exclusive club has lost some of its lustre. It’s official. The stats are in. September and October 2010 have seen…