Training

How to cycle past a horse and rider safely

Recent video footage of triathletes cycling at speed past a horse and rider at Windsor Triathlon has caused outrage and debate on a global scale. So to ensure a safe day out for all road users, here we explain how to pass a horse and rider safely.
22 June 2018 at 17:00

Front crawl: what’s the difference between S-stroke and I-stroke?

Confused about S-stroke and I-stroke in front crawl? John Wood explains how they differ.
22 June 2018 at 12:31

6 triathlon tips for beginners

GB age-grouper Kirsty Middlemist is racing the middle-distance the 220 Woburner Triathlon this September as part of her preparation for Ironman UK 2019. Here she shares her top tips for beginners
20 June 2018 at 11:18

What is cartilage?

We explain the role cartilage plays in your body and how it differs to bone and ligaments
19 June 2018 at 09:19

What muscles do you use when running?

Oliver Willis explains which muscles you work and use when going out for a run
18 June 2018 at 10:08

What’s the difference between shin splints and stress fractures?

We explain the difference between shin splints and stress fractures and how you tell which one you’re suffering from
07 June 2018 at 12:40

Bike interval training session: how to pace the bike leg

Push your limits with a set of block bike intervals and learn how to perfectly pace the bike leg part of your race
04 June 2018 at 14:37

Sebastian Kienle talks training, race tactics - and Ali Bownlee

Sebastian Kienle is one of the strongest cyclists on the circuit. Here he talks about his training and racing tactics, and fellow Scott triathlete Ali Brownlee...
01 June 2018 at 15:09

Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon race tips

Want to take on the Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon, one of the toughest iron-distance triathlons in the world? Here's some advice from 11-time Norseman finisher and member of the race crew Jonny Hisdal
31 May 2018 at 09:52

How to hold swim technique while tired

This front crawl swim session will help develop both the physiology and the ability to hold technique while fatigued
25 May 2018 at 10:23

Is there a difference between front crawl and freestyle?

We explain how freestyle differs from front crawl
23 May 2018 at 12:06

220 Triathlon WoBurner 12-week training plan

Racing the beautiful middle-distance 220 WoBurner Triathlon in early September? Here's a 12 week training plan from Simon Ward that will get you to the start line race-confident
22 May 2018 at 13:14

Free 2-week swim interval training plan for beginners

Swim intervals are your pool-based friend and are guaranteed to boost swim speed. Below you will find an introduction to interval training and a two-week interval-focussed training plan, plus five sample swim sessions, all designed to help beginners improve their swim performance.
22 May 2018 at 08:54

Free 8-week bike training plan

Want to improve your cycling and smash your bike PB this season, yet remain strong for the run? Then follow this two-month plan for big bike gains…
21 May 2018 at 10:47

Can I do an Ironman in trainers and flat pedals?

Wondering if it's ok to do an Ironman bike leg without clipping in? It is, says Mark Kleanthous, but you won't be as efficient
21 May 2018 at 09:47

How to get more aero on a road bike without aerobars

Tim Don explains how to get more aero on a road bike without using aerobars
17 May 2018 at 10:31

Bike session: how to get better at riding aero

Now is the ideal time to get out on the race bike and practise going aero. Here’s the how and why
14 May 2018 at 15:01

How does endurance sports affect your lungs and respiratory system?

Endurance training enhances the respiratory system in a number of ways. Here we explain the key adaptations
14 May 2018 at 10:29

Front crawl technique session: improve your rotation

This swim session will teach you how to use your whole body power for fast and effective triathlon swimming
10 May 2018 at 14:47

ITU World Triathlon Leeds race tips

Want to smash the age-grouper course at the ITU World Triathlon Leeds on 9-10 June? Coach Simon Ward shares his tips for training and race day
08 May 2018 at 08:52