Triathlon Training

  • 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…

  • Keeping Fitness While Pregnant

    1st September 2010

    Having a baby doesn’t mean you need to give up on your favourite sport… Staying active during pregnancy is just as important for your health as when you’re not pregnant, although you’ll have to change the way you approach training.…

  • Ironman Running

    31st August 2010

    Finishing an Ironman is all about getting through that tough 26.2 mile run, and half the battle is in the mind. Here’s how to prepare mentally… The hardest part of any long distance triathlon is the marathon. Coming on the…

  • Swimming Aids: Six Of The Best

    31st August 2010

    Hone your swim with the tricks and equipment used by the pros… The swim leg of a triathlon is the shortest part of a race although training for it can sometimes feel like the longest part. You need to do…

  • Sculling Drills

    31st August 2010

    The best way to improve your feel for the water is with sculling – simple hand movements to move yourself forward… One of the reasons some people manage to make swimming look so effortless is that they have a great…

  • Triathlon Superfoods

    31st August 2010

    To get the best out of your body, you have to put the best in, so make sure you include these simple staples in your diet… PORRIDGE When you start high intensity training it is essential that you begin training…