SJ tells the story of her first Ironman after finishing Ironman Italy.....Read More
“ It’s only cold if you’re standing still “
Today is Bank Holiday Monday. I returned from two weeks offshore on Friday so i’ve not had much time to get myself together but it’s off to my first ever open water swim event.....Read More
Post 2: Enochlophobia, Agoraphobia and 5k PB’s !
It’s hardly a secret that the key to strong performance in all athletic disciplines lies in nutrition – you can’t expect to get the most out of your body if you don’t put the right stuff in to begin with. The problem here however is that while good intentions are one thing, getting the right information upon which to base your nutrition regime is another.Read More
In order to improve your overall triathlon performance, it’s critical to break the event down into each of its component activities in order to give each its due focus. In terms of cycling, the on-going goal for most is of course to improve their average speeds while at the same time mastering the art of fast and fluid transitions.Read More
When you first find yourself getting into the idea of triathlon training at an intermediate or higher level, chances are you’ll be motivated to invest in the right gear for the job. After all, you cannot be expected to up your performance level if you’re not kitted out in the very best clothing and footwear. In the case of the latter however, it often turns out to be something of a trial and error process with most when it comes to finding the perfect look, feel and fit.Read More
No matter how much time and effort you put into your triathlon training regime, you still won’t hit your peak without a little inside knowledge from the world’s leading gurus. The reason being that technique and approach are just as important as hard work and commitment – the key being to gain the perfect balance of all three. Some of these insights are learned as you go along, but others are the kind of info you simply know or you don’t.Read More
Like all sports and physical pursuits, triathlon training should be paired with a very specific diet and a well-controlled everyday eating regime. You can’t after all expect to get the most out of your body if you don’t put in the right fuel in the first place – rule number one for any athlete looking to go pro.
So, with this in mind, here’s a quick five-point guide to triathlon nutrition for those looking to step up their games and reach a higher levelRead More