Race Day Tips

  • Triathlon Swimming: Top Open Water Swimming Tips

    21st November 2011

    Top open water swim triathlon tips from Will Clarke, World and European U23 champion, Olympian and double British champion in triathlon. Swimming in open water requires its own set of skills I’ve been swimming for 19 years, but I’ve never…

  • 25 Beginner’s Ironman Tips

    6th October 2011

    These 25 beginner’s Ironman tips will help make your first iron-distance triathlon a success Beginning Ironman is tough, but getting to the finish line makes it all worth it  (Photo: Bakke-Svensson/Ironman) Signing up to your first Ironman is an exhilirating,…

  • Ironman Training: Swim Like A Pro

    4th October 2011

    Learn to swim like an Ironman pro with exclusive tips from world-class triathlete Jan Sibberson The swim can be the most hectic and daunting of the three disciplines (Photo: Bakke-Svensson/Ironman) There are hundreds of long-distance triathlon races around the world…

  • Ironman Countdown Training Plan

    26th September 2011

    Our Ironman Countdown Training Plan will help you get your physical, mental and logistical preparations just right, says Triathlon Plus and triradar.com editor Elizabeth Hufton. Get ready for your mass start with our countdown plan The final few weeks before…

  • Win Ironman Hawaii With Dave Scott

    21st September 2011

    In issue 33 of Triathlon Plus, a plethora of the world’s best athletes tell you what it takes to win at Ironman Hawaii. Here’s an excerpt from six-time Ironman world champion Dave Scott on the subject. Winning Ironman Hawaii is…

  • Training: Race like Javier Gomez

    17th November 2010

    Learn to think like a winner and you can race like one, too. In this extract from the December issue of Triathlon Plus, double ITU world champion Javier Gomez tells you how to edge out the competition. “In close races…

  • Triathlon Training: Off-Road Running

    7th November 2010

    Get ready for winter racing with 2009 ITU World Champion Alistair Brownlee’s guide to getting mucky on the run I’ve always loved running, but I far prefer going cross country to running on the road. Running through the mud feels…

  • 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…