Winter Training

  • How To Warm Up Before Running In Winter

    How To Warm Up Before Running In Winter

    9th January 2019

    Warm up before running over winter to avoid triathlon injuries sneaking up on you in the cold It’s freezing, it’s dark, you’re off for a run and you haven’t even warmed up properly. How are your poor muscles ever going…

  • Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training

    Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training

    8th January 2019

    Written by Andy Blow Hydration is a hot topic every summer, when the warmer weather leads to increases in sweat rates which can make it tough to stay hydrated. However, because we train indoors more when it gets cooler, wear…

  • How To Survive Winter Training

    How To Survive Winter Training

    6th December 2017

    If there’s one thing most triathletes can agree upon, it’s that winter training is the worst. Endless hours on the turbo, frozen fingers, and icy runs are all part of the fun each year. Here’s how to survive winter training…

  • Can I Use Zwift To Help My Training?

    Can I Use Zwift To Help My Training?

    7th December 2016

    Written by Paul Ransome.   Recently, I traded my trusty Exocet for a more virtual bike on the popular online training program ‘Zwift’ in a quest to see if it can help me with my training over the winter. The…

  • Triathlon Training: Fearless trail running style

    3rd December 2014

    Own the winter duathlon season and blitz your off-road runs with a fearless trail running style. 1. Switch your brain off Well, not completely – but trust your instincts and don’t hesitate when you’re running off road. Let nerves affect…

  • Ironman 70.3 Off-Season Training Plan

    21st February 2014

    Our Ironman 70.3 training plan will help you build consistency and fitness in six-weeks The Ironman 70.3 Off-season Training Plan will get you started with your half-Ironman training Ironman 70.3 triathlons are where to go once you’ve conquered sprint- and…

  • Winter Ironman Training Plan

    29th January 2014

    Get back into regular winter Ironman workouts with our six-week training plan Winter is the time to build your Ironman fitness Hoping to do an Ironman this summer? Even though that seems a long time away, it’s time you said…

  • The Coach’s Blog: Winter Motivation

    1st January 2014

    Coaching editor Phil Mosley has a canny idea for keeping motivation when the mercury drops The winter is well and truly upon us, and for triathletes it usually means one of two things. Either you train like a demon, hoping…

  • Boost Strength And Stability In 30 Minutes

    30th December 2013

    Increase triathlon performance with this 30-minute at-home strength and stability boosting routine Swiss ball plank Increases core stability around your trunk, to help reduce inefficient movements during swimming, cycling and running. Directions Lean with your forearms on the ball, keeping…