Miscellaneous

Wraparound sports sunglasses for cycling and running: 6 of the best reviewed

Decent wraparound sports sunglasses are essential for performance, protection and aesthetics, but which of these do the business on the bike and run? James Witts tests six pairs
16 September 2019 at 10:12

Glasses: how to clean them without damaging them

Even the finest glasses don’t clean themselves, yet there are many ways to keep your eyewear spotless. James Witts explains how to clean them properly
08 August 2019 at 15:15

Men's vested tri-suits: 7 of the best reviewed, tested & rated

Need a comfy and fast tri-suit to match your triathlon needs this season? We test and rate 7 of the best vested triathlon suits on the market.
30 April 2019 at 09:00

Tri-suits: What are the different options?

Confused about the different types of tri-suits available and unsure which to buy? We explain four different types of tri-suit designs, suitable for a variety of different triathlon distances and conditions
24 April 2019 at 09:30

Triathlon transition bags: 6 of the best reviewed

A tri-specific bag can make both transitions and travelling easier experiences. But what should you look for? We test six to find out…
28 February 2019 at 09:02  (1)

5 athletic recovery products

Reduce the chance of injury and speed up your recovery with these purchases
03 August 2018 at 09:12

Triathlon sunglasses: 6 of the best for performance reviewed

A decent pair of sport glasses will divert blazing sunlight, blustery wind, bugs and more from your vision on both the bike and run legs. Jack Sexty rates six pairs with ride and run credentials…
01 August 2018 at 12:00

Ironman fuelling kit: 5 essentials

Racing 226km is no fuelling picnic, but these five essentials will help plan your nutrition successfully
24 July 2018 at 09:26

HUUB X-Treme Norseman tri-suit review

Can HUUB's new thermal X-Treme Norseman tri-suit keep you warm when racing triathlons in cold weather? Matt Baird puts it to the test
23 March 2018 at 11:22

24 frequently asked questions for beginner triathletes

New to triathlon? We answer 24 common questions beginners often ask, including how to go to the loo in an Ironman...
23 March 2017 at 12:00

Swimrun gear: what you need

Swimrun may sound straightforward but you need to give the kit serious consideration as you will be wearing, or carrying, it the whole race. Here are the essentials...
20 July 2016 at 09:26

What is a tri-suit?

New to tri and heard you need a tri-suit but don't know exactly what it is? A tri-suit is specially-designed garment you can wear throughout your entire triathlon race. Jack Sexty explains how a tri-suit works and why they are an essential kit purchase
04 July 2016 at 09:44

Book review: Natural Born Heroes by Christopher McDougall

He's the author of one of the most acclaimed running books of all time - so is Christopher McDougall's follow-up to the brilliant 'Born to Run' a repeat success?
03 November 2015 at 16:00

Review: 'Strength Training For Triathletes' by Patrick Hagerman

Strength workouts should be part of a triathlete's training plan year-round - but does this book give you strong advice?
16 October 2015 at 14:41

Joe Friel ‘Fast After 50’ book review

Get an edge with this detailed look at the science behind ageing, stuffed with advice on how to resist declines in performance
18 August 2015 at 11:17

Lazer Solid State S1 sports glasses review

Superb value for money, and great fit, but the colour scheme might jar with some
31 July 2015 at 09:00

Smith Optics Pivlock V2 Max sports glasses review

Some of the best on the market for lens quality and comfort, says our tester
27 July 2015 at 09:00

Spiuk Zelerix Lumiris II sports glasses review

Comfy glasses that come with photochromatic and reflective lenses included
14 July 2015 at 10:22

Decibullz Contour earphones review

Can these custom-moulded ‘phones stay in place as promised? We find out
08 July 2015 at 14:16

2XU Transition Bag review

Affordable, capacious and comfy – a well-thought-out holdall
06 July 2015 at 09:00