Training

Ironman: how to train for a PB

Iron-distance racing may be debilitating but, at its heart, the training principles are simple. Iron legend Mark Kleanthous reveals his top 10 tips for racing faster and reaching your goals …
07 September 2017 at 12:43

How to get more comfortable in the aero position on the bike

Do you struggle to maintain the aero position on the bike? Joe Beer explains three ways you can help improve your comfort
01 September 2017 at 14:12

3 common freestyle swim technique faults explained

Incorporating drills into your swim sessions is key to correcting all manner of ‘mistakes’ made in the freestyle stroke. Here are our top three common technique problems and their solutions…
01 September 2017 at 11:11

How to tell if your swim's improved

Want to work out if your swimming has improved? Here’s a handy session to measure progress
29 August 2017 at 12:02

How to train for your first 70.3

Ticked the sprint and standard-distance boxes and fancy a crack at a half-Ironman? Here to help you cover all 113km is Simon Ward…
29 August 2017 at 10:49

15 training tips for the advanced triathlete

Are you a seasoned triathlete wanting to fine tune your training ? Here are some tips from top tri coaches and experts
25 August 2017 at 09:35

15 tips for the intermediate triathlete

Training that's specific to your ability is the most efficient way to train. Here's our top tips for the intermediate triathlete
24 August 2017 at 15:13

Stretches that help boost run performance and ease T2 discomfort

Many triathletes complain that they just can’t find their run legs off the bike. Luckily, Emma Deakin has the stretches that will boost your run performance…
24 August 2017 at 12:05

How to interpret data to see if your performance is improving

Do you record all your training sessions on your Garmin and upload for ‘review’ later, without really understanding how to review or interpret it, from week to week, or month to month? With so much data it’s easy to get lost in the details and lose sight of whether or not you're really improving, says Joe Beer. Here he explains what you should be looking for.
22 August 2017 at 15:26

4 of Europe's best mountain triathlons

When an Ironman just isn’t enough, the fast-growing genre of mountain triathlons are a spellbinding way of pushing the body to the max. Here we pick four of Europe's greatest and toughest mountain triathlons
22 August 2017 at 10:00

How to come back from a running injury

Recovering from a running injury? Here's some advice from one of the UK's leading sports scientists and marathon specialists, Professor John Brewer
21 August 2017 at 12:20

40 tips for nailing the Ironman marathon

You just swam 3.8km, Then cycled 180km. Wondering how you’re then going to smash out a decent marathon time? Fear not. Here to help you are some of triathlon’s fastest long-distance runners
17 August 2017 at 10:42

Why you should go for a bike ride the day before your race

Should you go for a bike ride the day before your triathlon? Yes says Nik Cook as it will get your legs ready for racing
16 August 2017 at 13:01

Free 6 week Olympic distance training plan

Racing an Olympic distance soon but short on training hours? Then follow our six-week plan for the time-crunched athlete
16 August 2017 at 12:02

How to peak for your 'A' race

From tapering your training to nailing your nutrition, Andy Blow explains how you can peak at the optimal time and achieve maximum results for all your hard work…
14 August 2017 at 11:29

5 not-so-serious rules for surviving swim training and racing

220's Martyn Brunt, with his own unique brand of humour, offers up five not-so-serious golden rules for those dipping a toe into triathlon waters
14 August 2017 at 10:02

8 lessons I learnt from my first triathlon

After one triathlon digital ed Debbie Graham is hooked on the sport. Here's what the triathlon newbie learnt from her supersprint debut
11 August 2017 at 15:34

Exercise-induced anaemia: what it is and how to avoid it

Exercise-induced anaemia is more common than you’d think – but it can be avoided… says Andrew Hamilton
10 August 2017 at 14:35

How valuable are physiological performance tests for predicting your Ironman potential?

220’s Staff Writer Jack Sexty headed to OTE’s Performance Centre for a full physiological test ahead of his m-dot debut in Lanza. but how well can lab numbers predict performance? Over to our lab rat…
09 August 2017 at 13:59

Transitions: The physiological changes your body goes through

Brick sessions are ideal for getting our body used to triathlon transitions, but what happens physiologically when you swap sports? Sarah Green, consultant rehab physio for Six Physio, explains...
07 August 2017 at 15:39