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  • Benefits Of Sports Supplements In Triathlon Training

    Benefits Of Sports Supplements In Triathlon Training

    23rd February 2018

    Why are triathlons so tough? It’s not just because of the effort involved in each individual stage: it’s because they all require something subtly different from the body. This makes training for triathlons uniquely difficult. Not only do you have…

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  • Let’s Learn From Athletes In Our Approach To Mental Health

    Let’s Learn From Athletes In Our Approach To Mental Health

    18th March 2019

    We have a lot to learn from sports psychologists and athletes when it comes to how we manage our own mental health, according to Fika co-founder Gareth Fryer.  Speaking at a Fika event last week, Fryer outlined how emotional fitness…

  • Weight Management, the Paradox

    Weight Management, the Paradox

    26th February 2019

    How do I lose weight but not compromise training? Weight management is a topic that competitive endurance athletes love to discuss. The issue is how do you reduce your calorific intake enough to lose weight but ensure you have adequate…

  • Dani Rowe Takes On London Classics Challenge

    Dani Rowe Takes On London Classics Challenge

    21st January 2019

    For some, retirement means rest and relaxation but Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Dani Rowe will take on the London Classics challenge in her first year of retirement from professional cycling. The 28-year-old, who is one of the most famous British…

  • How To Warm Up Before Running In Winter

    How To Warm Up Before Running In Winter

    9th January 2019

    Warm up before running over winter to avoid triathlon injuries sneaking up on you in the cold It’s freezing, it’s dark, you’re off for a run and you haven’t even warmed up properly. How are your poor muscles ever going…

  • Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training

    Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training

    8th January 2019

    Written by Andy Blow Hydration is a hot topic every summer, when the warmer weather leads to increases in sweat rates which can make it tough to stay hydrated. However, because we train indoors more when it gets cooler, wear…

  • Energy Levels To Explode As “Truestart” Join The Line Up

    Energy Levels To Explode As “Truestart” Join The Line Up

    27th December 2018

    Truestart Coffee first made an appearance at Long Course Weekend in 2017 and this year are back bigger than ever. Truestart Coffee began their journey in 2015, where they set out to provide a coffee that had a stable caffeine…

  • Maintain & Service Your Bike With Confidence

    Maintain & Service Your Bike With Confidence

    19th September 2018

    Having been a Service Manager, Warranty Manager, and a MTB Race Team Director, Lee Hardy, the man behind thecompletecyclist.com identified a real need amongst Triathletes and Cyclists of all levels to develop their knowledge of bicycle mechanics. Although technical training…

  • Athletes Online: Research Finds Technology Is Fuelling Exercise Addiction

    Athletes Online: Research Finds Technology Is Fuelling Exercise Addiction

    13th August 2018

    New research being published today by Performance in Mind, the performance psychology consultancy, has found that technologies which are often designed to help those with poor fitness to increase their exercise levels are also being used extensively by ultra-endurance athletes…