Three easy (but essential!) exercises for the festive period

Short on time? These three simple exercises will help keep your major muscles active during the sedentary period over christmas!
24 December 2017 at 05:00

Winter Swim Sets

To swim better, says Joe Beer, you must assess your current ability and tweak your training to focus on stubborn areas
23 December 2017 at 09:00

How to improve your run cadence and efficiency

Become a better conditioned and more efficient runner with some simple stride-length sessions
21 December 2017 at 12:37

The benefits of running indoors

Now the bad weather's here, swapping the trails for a treadmill occasionally is a wise move...
21 December 2017 at 10:00

Middle-distance triathlons: 8 of the UK's best for beginners

Want to try a 70.3 but wondering which half-Ironman distance triathlon is best for first timers? Here we pick our top 8 UK middle-distance triathlons suitable for newcomers to 113km racing…
18 December 2017 at 10:41  (3)

5 key ways cold weather affects your body and your training

We all know training outside when it's cold is tough, but have you ever thought how the freezing temperatures actually affects your body? Andy Blow explains 5 ways it can play havoc with your training
15 December 2017 at 12:37

What's the perfect body composition for triathletes?

Can fat make you faster? What does science say about the optimum body composition for swimmers, and what does that mean for triathletes? Andrew Hamilton assesses the implications
15 December 2017 at 10:49

Triathletes and eating disorders: what's the link?

In endurance sport, it’s often believed that the lighter you are, the faster you are, which can lead to over-controlled diets and eating disorders. Tim Heming explores the link…
12 December 2017 at 12:35

How to choose and plan your Ironman

Whether it's your first, or 20th, full distance triathlon; whether you just want to complete or be a podium contender, it is important to choose the right race for your skillset and ability if you're going to have a successful and enjoyable day
12 December 2017 at 11:17

51 essential lunchtime training sessions

Pushed for training time? Then the lunch break-friendly session is key for triathlon gains. Dermott Hayes serves up 51 essential sets for the time-crunched triathlete...
12 December 2017 at 09:20

Male triathletes: the 10 greatest ever

Just who is the greatest male triathlete of all time, long-course and short-course? We have discussed, debated and argued, and finally come up with these 10. Do you agree?

How to develop a strong and efficient swim stroke

Build focused mini drill sets into your winter swim training to develop a strong and efficient stroke
06 December 2017 at 15:18

Free 8-week off-season swim-focussed training plan

Want to swim faster next season? The off-season is the perfect time to build your swim technique with endurance, speed and drill sets. Here's a downloadable training plan to keep you focussed and on track
06 December 2017 at 12:48

How to use December to build next season run strength

The key word for December is ‘robustness’, and for that you need a Marcothon Challenge…
05 December 2017 at 16:00

Women found to be more naturally fit than men

The speed of oxygen uptake by the body's cells is often used as an indicator of aerobic fitness, and new research shows women are able to process oxygen quicker than men. when they start to exercise.
05 December 2017 at 10:55

Ironman training: how to maximise the build phase

What happens during the 63 days of the build phase has a greater influence on your Ironman race performance than any other time in your preparation says Joe Friel. Here he explains how to make the most of this time
05 December 2017 at 09:26

Ironman training: 3 common mistakes most triathletes make

Push yourself harder in training and you’ll see results, right? Wrong, says Joe Friel, who rectifies three common mistakes triathletes often make when training for an Ironman
04 December 2017 at 15:02

12-weeks to Ironman race-day: race-specific training

Include more challenging sessions in your training now, and the easier your race day will be, says Joe Friel...
04 December 2017 at 13:43

10 rules of conduct for a bike training camp

Got a bike camp booked? Here are Martyn Brunt's top 10 conduct rules for the duration
04 December 2017 at 13:41

15 key front crawl swim drills to improve your technique

The drills here are designed to improve the four key elements of a good swim technique; body position, leg mechanics, arm mechanics and your breathing and timing.