What's the difference between muscles, tendons and ligaments?

Physiotherapist Dominic Richmond of explains the difference between the three most common soft tissue types; muscles, tendons, and ligaments and the most common types of injuries associated with them
30 January 2018 at 11:03

8-week peak-phase triathlon training plan

How to peak for your race in 8 weeks. Dermott Hayes has the plan to get you in your best shape ever
30 January 2018 at 09:28

Jess Learmonth reveals her swim training secrets

GB's Jess Learmonth is one of the fastest female swimmers on the ITU circuit. Here she talks about her swim training and shares some advice for age-groupers - over to you Jess...
30 January 2018 at 09:18

Swim breathing drills for front crawl

This freestyle swim training session will help you develop effective breathing for the pool and open water, so you can unleash your inner swim beast!
26 January 2018 at 15:00

Why do I feel extremely lethargic the week of my period?

Feel lethargic during your period and struggle to train? Our experts Lucy-ann Prideaux and Auriel Forrester have some advice
26 January 2018 at 11:20

8 strength building gym exercises for triathletes

Here are eight effective gym exercises that will help increase your overall strength for all three triathlon disciplines.
25 January 2018 at 14:27

How much dehydration can you tolerate during an Ironman?

Sports scientist Andy Blow of Precision Hydration discusses how much dehydration athletes can cope with during a long-distance triathlon, without it having a detrimental effect on their tri performance
24 January 2018 at 09:38

Functional threshold power: what it is and how to boost it

Former 70.3 world champion Holly Lawrence's coach John Feeney, of trainSharp, explains all you need to know about functional threshold power, including how to calculate it
23 January 2018 at 09:14

Cycling doesn't damage men's sexual or urinary functions

Scientists find male cyclists are not more prone to sexual or urinary problems than other athletes
22 January 2018 at 14:45

What is a good swim cadence and how can I increase mine?

John Wood explains what you need to know about swim cadence and how to improve it
22 January 2018 at 12:37  (3)

How to swim butterfly

Swimming butterfly can help you develop a better and more efficient freestyle swim stroke, but it is not an easy stroke to master. Dan Bullock explains how to swim butterfly
16 January 2018 at 14:07

Self-massage: how to treat your aches and pains

Hold the jokes – self-massage can help those aching leg muscles no end. So, Chris Blythin asks, why not take a hands-on approach?
15 January 2018 at 14:08

Why do I get elbow pain when I swim?

Get a pain on the inside of your elbows when you swim? It could be swimmer's elbow says Dan Bullock. Here he discusses causes, treatment and prevention
15 January 2018 at 13:25

How to improve your aero bike position... off the bike at home

In theory, improved aerodynamics equals free speed. But as Andy Bullock explains, there’s more to it than dropping your handlebars and lifting your saddle
12 January 2018 at 12:11

3 high-risk strategies for race-day

Want to take a gamble and try and beat the rest of the pack? Try these high-risk strategies for huge race-day rewards
11 January 2018 at 15:15

Running: 5 drills that will improve your run technique

Adding some simple drills to your run training could vastly improve your running form, and they needn’t take long. Paul Larkins limbers up…
11 January 2018 at 12:50

10 irritating minor tri ailments and how to treat them

Nothing stops a triathlete in their tracks quite like an irritating ailment. Amy Swan reveals some common tri problems, and how you can beat them
11 January 2018 at 11:41

Why do my legs tire quicker than my lungs, when training?

Do your legs get fatigued when running or cycling way before you get out of breath? Joe Beer explains what causes this and how you can adjust your training so your legs catch up with your cardiovascular system
11 January 2018 at 10:38

The long bike ride: An advanced 3.5hr bike session for experienced triathletes

A long bike ride with shifts in cadence and intensity will help you cope with fatigue, says Ben Bright
10 January 2018 at 11:37

How to start running after a calf injury

Paul Larkins explains the best ways to get your running back on track without risking further injury
09 January 2018 at 15:02