Triathlon Training

  • Training: how to race fast every time

    20th October 2010

    Learn the secrets of consistent performance from triathlon legends including Mark Allen, Lisa Norden and Cat Morrison, in this sneak preview from the new issue of Triathlon Plus magazine. The top performers in triathlon may not win every race they…

  • Altitude Training For Triathlon

    4th October 2010

    Can altitude training help you go faster in triathlon? Olympic physiologist Greg Whyte isn’t convinced. Wouldn’t it be great if you could jet off on holiday for a couple of weeks, then come back and smash all your previous PBs.…

  • Shin Splints – What They Are And How To Stop Them

    2nd October 2010

    Recover from shin splints and stop them coming back by following our preventative steps Shin splints are an injury that every runner or triathlete fears. Often triggered by many hours running on roads and repeated exposure to hard surfaces, symptoms…

  • Beat stress and train better

    27th September 2010

    Triathlon training is a great stress beater, but sometimes the strain of life and work can affect your sport. Sport psychologist and age-grouper Dr Victor Thompson shows you how to strike a balance Wouldn’t it be ideal for tri training…

  • Mental training: motivation

    23rd September 2010

    Every so often we get side-tracked from our goals. Sports psychologist Midgie Thompson shows you how to get mentally back on board. Clearly defined goals help to increase your motivation, focus, performance and confidence. Without clear goal-setting, your efforts may…

  • Triathlon training in your lunchbreak

    21st September 2010

    It takes time to become a great triathlete, but maybe not as much time as you think. Top triathlon coaches Rob Griffiths, Ralph Hydes and Paul Ryman show you how to get fit this lunchtime How much time do you…

  • How To Stop Saddle Sores

    15th September 2010

    Here’s how to treat saddles sores and stop them ruining your race Saddle sores are a common injury for triathletes to suffer. Spending lots of time doing hard physical exercise in an unnatural position on a small seat means that…

  • Get Psyched Up For Success

    2nd September 2010

    Want to be pumped up and ready for your next race? Try these mind tricks to put you in the zone… When people get psyched for performance, they are mentally gearing up and getting ‘into the zone’ where everything just…

  • The 24-Hour Fuel Diary

    2nd September 2010

    What exactly should be on the menu for the 24 hours either side of your Olympic-distance race? Follow our advice and you won’t go far wrong… 1 THE DAY BEFORE – 8AM TO 10:30PM Eat normal amounts. Go for carbohydrates…

  • Race Day Checklist

    2nd September 2010

    Being prepared ahead of a race will be crucial to your success, so keep these tips in mind… THE DAY BEFORE 1 Rest It’s best to do as little physical activity as possible in the 24 hours leading up to…