Triathlon Training

  • 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…

  • The Rules Of Running

    1st September 2010

    Take a page from the rulebook of running to change the way you train… We all have one goal when we’re training – improvement. But achieving a steady progression in running isn’t a simple case of pushing yourself harder and…

  • How To Avoid Dizziness After Your Swim

    1st September 2010

    Commonly known as post-swim dizziness, postural hypotension can strike unexpectedly once on dry land – here’s how to stay safe Have you ever felt disorientated when you exit open water after the swim? Well it happens to us all from…

  • Muscle Strains – What They Are And How To Prevent Them

    1st September 2010

    Avoid muscle strains with our guide to one of sport’s most common injuries Muscle strains happen when muscle tissue is overstretched as a result of becoming overloaded, at which stage a breaking point is reached and it tears (or partially…

  • Beetroot: Can It Keep You Going Longer?

    1st September 2010

    A new theory has triathletes seeing red, but you’ll need a strong stomach to test it out… There have been recent reports in the press highlighting research into the effects of beetroot juice on endurance performance. Could this help you…

  • Swimmer’s Ear – Symptoms And How To Stop It

    1st September 2010

    Stop otitis externa – commonly known as swimmer’s ear – to keep your ears safe in the water Swimmer’s Ear, also known as otitis externa, is inflammation of the outer ear and canal and, as the name suggests, is particularly common…

  • Cycling Jargon: Learn The Lingo

    1st September 2010

    Understand the language of cycling with our guide to some commonly used phrases… Turn up to any group ride this autumn and you may be left wondering what on earth people are talking about. Cycling has developed its own language…

  • Running Technique: Look Good, Go Faster

    1st September 2010

    Sharpen your technique in five minutes by working on your running efficiency… What? Watch a triathlon or 10k road race and you’ll notice how smoothly the lead runners glide over the Tarmac, compared to the rest of the field. As…

  • Tumble Turns: The Basics

    1st September 2010

    Make sure you’re first out of the water with our easy-to-follow guide to faster turns… Fast turns are important for all triathletes. Most of you will train in a pool, executing turns sometimes more than 100 times in each session.…

  • Autumn Bike Training: Try Something Different

    1st September 2010

    Autumn is the perfect time for triathletes to try something new, so get on your bike… Planning your autumn bike training isn’t always easy. With so many months to go before you race again it can be tricky to achieve…