Triathlon Training

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Banish The Pre-Race Nerves

    2nd September 2010

    Use these tricks for the mental strength to face your start line doubts and step up to first place Have you ever experienced moments, maybe before a big race, where you had doubts and fears? Did you ever wonder whether…

  • 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…

  • 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…