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  • Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

    Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

    8th June 2018

    We’ve all heard the saying ‘No pain, no gain’, but is this really the best advice? Triathlon training is sometimes a tricky balance. Most of us know that in order to improve at triathlon, you need to train hard and…

  • Find Your Flexibility

    Find Your Flexibility

    30th December 2017

    Yoga and pilates can be helpful to support your training program, provided they are well-taught and tailored to your body requirements, preferably in small classes or one-to-one sessions.

  • How To Warm Up Before Running In Winter

    How To Warm Up Before Running In Winter

    29th December 2017

    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…

  • Preventing and Treating Shin Splints

    Preventing and Treating Shin Splints

    4th December 2017

    Simply Feet’s guide to preventing a common affliction Shin splints, otherwise known as medial tibial stress syndrome, often affects runners and triathletes. This can cause problems to your training routine, and the pain may made worse during a run, so it’s…

  • How To Avoid Getting Colds & Viruses While Training

    How To Avoid Getting Colds & Viruses While Training

    1st October 2017

    How to use moderate training to boost immunity and reduce the risk of catching colds and viruses If your training has been blighted by colds and flu, there may be more than bad luck at play. Research shows that intense…

  • Run Free: Avoid Knee Injuries

    Run Free: Avoid Knee Injuries

    30th September 2017

    Physiotherapist and Cardiff Triathletes coach Patrick Lees on three common knee injuries and how to avoid them.

  • The Triathlete’s Guide to Yoga

    The Triathlete’s Guide to Yoga

    15th September 2017

    How do you relax after a cycling session? A hot bath? An ice bath? Or do you just collapse into bed? Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years, but it is not the sole preserve of extremely flexible people…

  • The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    1st September 2017

    Put your feet up or keep the ticker ticking? Garth Fox shows you the right road to recovery. Training does not make us fitter. We get fitter through recovering from training. I believe most triathletes train too hard, too often…