Blogs

  • 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…

  • Pints or PBs? You decide

    27th September 2010

    Triradar.com’s Abby Ray took on the challenge of triathlon this summer and there’s just one problem: she has a sneaking suspicion that triathletes are just a little bit boring… It’s been four months since I plunged into the freezing waters…

  • Sub-13: Unlucky for some?

    20th September 2010

    Editor Liz Hufton has decided to take on another long-distance race for an elusive sub-13-hour finish time. But first she has a few weaknesses to tackle: namely swimming, cycling and running At the end of my first marathon in 2002,…

  • Life On The Road: Musings From Budapest

    12th September 2010

    TriRadar’s Staff Writer Mark Robinson is in Budapest for ITU Grand Final weekend. Read his musings about life on the road as a sports journalist. It’s a job he wouldn’t swap for any other – except, perhaps, a role as Penelope…

  • Phil Graves Blog: Join The ‘A’ Teams

    3rd September 2010

    Elite triathlete Phil Graves explains why this solitary sport needs group support… This month I want to talk about something becoming ever more evident in triathlon: the emergence of teams at all levels of the sport. These range from the…