Beginners

Middle-distance triathlons: 8 of the UK's best half-irons for beginners

Want to try a 70.3 but wondering which half-Ironman distance triathlon is best for first timers? Here we pick our top 8 UK middle-distance triathlons suitable for newcomers to 113km racing…
18 December 2017 at 10:41  (3)

How to improve your breaststroke

200m Olympic breaststroke swimmer Molly Renshaw passes on her tips for improving your stroke
18 July 2017 at 10:39

What are the different triathlon distances?

We explain the 5 recognised triathlon distances you can race, from the shortest, the supersprint, to the full distance Ironman
04 May 2017 at 10:51

Jonny Brownlee's top 6 tips for beginners

New to tri? Double Olympic medallist Jonathan Brownlee shares his top tips on gear choice and training across the disciplines
04 May 2017 at 09:09

Joining a triathlon club - what are the benefits?

Currently training as a lone wolf? RG Active Head Coach Dermott Hayes and 220 columnist Martyn Brunt make their cases for joining a tri club, and how it could transform your lifestyle and training for the better...
16 February 2017 at 11:54

Two triathlon transition drills to practise for race season

Perfect these exercises and you could become as fast as the Brownlees, if only in T1 and T2

“Noah did phenomenally, he ran the whole way”

We hear the inspiring story of US schoolboy Noah Aldrich, who took his disabled brother Lucas along for his first triathlon earlier this year, as told by their mother
04 August 2014 at 17:14

Wearable tech approaching tipping point for triathletes, finds survey

More than half of entries for next month's New York City Triathlon planning to use run watches, heart-rate monitors and other wearable devices to track their performance
30 July 2014 at 10:39

Winter-proof your bike

Regular cleaning and lubing are key
04 November 2013 at 15:28