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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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  • 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…

  • 10 Mistakes People Make When Training For A Multi-Day Cycling Event

    10 Mistakes People Make When Training For A Multi-Day Cycling Event

    26th March 2019

    Route Director of Deloitte Ride Across Britain and Dulux London Revolution, Andy Cook looks at the 10 mistakes people make when training for a multi-day cycling event. 1.Not pacing correctly It’s not uncommon for people cycling a multi-day event to…

  • 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…