Training

How to improve your swim kick efficiency and save more energy for the bike and run

We explain why you should focus on kick technique rather than spare your legs for the triathlon disciplines still to come, and suggest some drills to help
23 April 2014 at 16:16

How to deal with post-race blues

We explain why they affect triathletes and what you can do about them
22 April 2014 at 14:57

Can riding on a turbo trainer damage your carbon bike?

We examine if there's any truth in the horror stories, and how best to set up your steed
17 April 2014 at 15:50

Chrissie W on how to increase swim speed and distance

Four-time Ironman world champ offers six key tips on how to build up to Iron-distance
17 April 2014 at 15:26

Should you give it everything on the bike leg of a triathlon?

We look at why 'blowing up' is not always a bad thing, and what middle-of-the-pack athletes can learn from race winners in terms of psychology
16 April 2014 at 15:13

Sub-1hr bike session: power-boosting quad killer

A super-tough cycle workout that will help build strength and power. You've been warned...
15 April 2014 at 14:45

Heart-rate variability: what it is and why you should measure it

HRV measurement can be very useful at determining a triathlete's recovery. We look at what it is, and why several measurements could tell you more
11 April 2014 at 12:34

What is ART therapy and how is it different from sports massage?

We ask a practitioner of Active Release Techniques about the injuries it can treat, what it involves and where to find a provider
10 April 2014 at 11:39

Sub-1hr session: run to the hills

Boost your run speed in a short amount of time with this workout which delivers lots of 'bang for your buck' in terms of race pace and endurance
09 April 2014 at 15:16

Five beginner-friendly triathlon swims in the UK

We take a look at some of the best domestic races for building up confidence in the water
09 April 2014 at 11:08

Four running drills to boost your 10km speed

Entered an Olympic-distance triathlon? Try these workouts to get your running up to speed
08 April 2014 at 13:55

Six power meter sessions to help boost bike strength and speed

Are you considering investing in a power meter? We share six sessions that will help you get the most out of it by measuring your fitness and form then improving both
04 April 2014 at 12:29

Minimalist running for triathletes: should you try it?

Our writers argue the pros and cons of run footwear with less cushioning
03 April 2014 at 15:46

Seven essential tips for improving your running

Do you want to run faster and reduce your risk of injury? Focus, cadence and impact reduction are just some of the areas to look at
02 April 2014 at 13:14

Chrissie W gives her advice on swim training out of the pool

Four-time Ironman champ provides some drills and gym exercises to keep your swimming on track
01 April 2014 at 12:05

Can you wear contact lenses for swimming?

The risk of bacterial contamination means this is a risky route to take – we explain your options for training and race day
31 March 2014 at 13:01

Sub-1hr swim session: race-pace simulator

A pool workout that will get you swimming as close to race speed as possible
31 March 2014 at 12:24

How to test your aerobar set-up

Need some advice on setting your bars up properly? We help you get the most comfortable aero position possible
28 March 2014 at 11:21

How to overcome your fear of going fast on descents

Had a fall on the bike and struggling to rebuild your confidence? Identify any technique problems you might have and deal with them quickly
27 March 2014 at 13:49

Five tips for low-carb training

Boost your ability to conserve muscle glycogen on race day with these handy pointers
27 March 2014 at 13:06