Running

  • 5 tips to ace your Ironman run

    29th July 2015

    Ironman is the ultimate challenge for triathletes. The sheer distances involved (3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run) make it not only a physical challenge, but a mental and intellectual one too… It’s such a tough event that imperfections in your training, equipment and nutrition become magnified and can affect you tenfold towards the…

  • Use T2 to run quicker

    18th July 2015

    Get ready for a faster run in your next race by spending a few seconds longer in second transition… Bagging a faster run time in your next triathlon isn’t just about training hard for it (though that will help). Spending a few seconds extra in T2…

  • Remain injury free on the run

    13th July 2015

    Running carries the highest injury risk for triathletes. Protect yourself with these smart approaches to training to avoid disrupting your race season… 1. STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING Developing a level of athletic strength and power makes you injury resistant. Add strength exercises to…

  • Top up your training for a sprint triathlon

    7th July 2015

    Tri coach Phil Mosley offers up some simple workouts across all three disciplines for your sprint triathlon… BRICK WORKOUTS In a sprint triathlon your legs will feel like concrete by the time you run. The only thing you can do to make…

  • The art of The Brick

    3rd June 2015

    Learn the secret of every good triathletes running performance: The Brick… You know that pained expression you see on the faces of people running at triathlons? Ever wondered why people at running races don’t look quite so distressed? It’s all down to the very special feeling…

  • 5 body boosting non-run sessions

    29th May 2015

    Mix up your training with this selection of non-run sessions to improve fitness, strength and range of motion… 1. Resistance training Have a coach set you a short session to do once or twice a week to build functional strength for running.…

  • 5 ways to misery-proof your running

    20th May 2015

    We’ve put together five tips to help you stay in love with your running training… 1. Sort your gait out OK, so some people really are naturally better runners, and that’s down to biomechanics. Have a running assessment with a physio to check…

  • Stay on track to run faster

    14th May 2015

    Head to your local athletics track to try these five classic sessions to run faster… When you’re sitting at home watching a major athletics competition, the running track looks like the coolest place in the world to be. Stepping on to one in real life, though, can feel intimidating…

  • Knock minutes off your 70.3 run triathlon training plan

    4th May 2015

    Slash your half-Iron run PB in six weeks with coach Phil Mosley’s training plan… This six week plan will help you run your best ever half-marathon at the end of an Ironman 70.3. It will train you to cope better with the intensity and distance involved…

  • How’s your race form?

    2nd April 2015

    Find your race form quicker off the bike with this quick gait check… 1. KEEP YOUR HEAD IN CHECK Running off the bike is tough physically but the pain starts in your head. Be prepared for how fatigued you might…