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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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  • The Fastest Standard Distance Triathlons in the UK

    The Fastest Standard Distance Triathlons in the UK

    18th March 2022

    So you want to get a faster race time and a new personal best. The best way to do this is to pick triathlon races with quick average completion speeds, flat and easy courses, and of course to train hard…

  • A Female Triathletes Guide To Managing Your Period On Race Day

    A Female Triathletes Guide To Managing Your Period On Race Day

    9th February 2022

    A Female Triathletes Guide To Managing Your Period On Race Day  Getting your period on race day is one of those unpleasant but inevitable discomforts you face as a female triathlete. Fatigue, cramping, bloating, headaches, general distress and heavy flow…

  • Triathlon Training – Should You Train with a Cold?

    Triathlon Training – Should You Train with a Cold?

    24th January 2022

    Triathlon Training – Should You Train with a Cold?   Triathlon Training – Should You Train with a Cold? The average adult will catch a cold between 2 and 3 times per year. Colds are annoying at the best of…

  • Interview: Lucy Charles-Barclay – 70.3 World Champion

    Interview: Lucy Charles-Barclay – 70.3 World Champion

    12th January 2022

    Jo Knight of sister title Women’s Fitness magazine sat down (Virtually) last year with the amazing Lucy Charles-Barclay to discuss how life has been during the last 12 months as an athlete, handling the restrictions, disruption to travel. We also…

  • Six weekend adventures to try this summer

    Six weekend adventures to try this summer

    10th July 2019

    Now is the perfect time to hit the great outdoors and try a new, adventurous fitness pursuit says Claire Chamberlain With its warmer weather and longer days, summer is the perfect time to go on an adventure. While it would…

  • How to improve at triathlon

    How to improve at triathlon

    5th June 2019

    Triathlete and triathlon coach Helen Murray has six top tips on how to improve at triathlon and nail a personal best. Get a coach When I first got into the sport, I was totally clueless about training. I trained at…

  • 11 Ways To Run Faster Off The Bike

    11 Ways To Run Faster Off The Bike

    5th April 2019

    Mikael Eriksson of Scientific Triathlon explains how you can train and race to run faster off the bike in your next triathlon. I’m sure you’ve had several “my legs aren’t working” experiences when running out of T2 in a triathlon.…

  • Welsh Wonder Whittle Conquers World’s Toughest Race

    Welsh Wonder Whittle Conquers World’s Toughest Race

    2nd April 2019

    A triathlon coach from Cardiff has become the first Welshman to complete the world’s toughest, coldest, windiest ultra-distance race by finishing joint fifth at the 6633 Arctic Ultra in Canada. Mark Whittle was running the non-stop, 380-mile self-supported foot race…

  • Incorporating Trail Running Into Your Tri Training Regime

    Incorporating Trail Running Into Your Tri Training Regime

    29th March 2019

    Written by Dan Chabert   Triathlon can easily and quickly become a complicated sport, with all the gear and the requisite number of training hours you should post before competing, but at their core, the sports that comprise triathlon are…