Training

How treading softly could lead to big gains in running performance

Research suggests that by landing more quietly, it will improve run form
04 May 2018 at 12:21

3 ways to boost your morning routine for hormonal optimisation

Sponsored: Hormonal optimisation is an essential step to becoming the ultimate Spartan, says Joe DiStefano. 'Hormonal optimisation' means that the endocrine glands are producing the optimal amount of the various adrenal, sex, and thyroid hormones to ensure the body is prepared, ready, and hungry for whatever obstacle it may face next.
04 May 2018 at 05:00

Flora Duffy reveals her training secrets

After spending a week with the multiple world champion Flora Duffy we share her ultimate training secrets
26 April 2018 at 11:53

What are the advantages of using clipless pedals?

Wondering whether it's worth making the change from flats to clipless pedals? Ady Dench, coach and triathlete with Triathlon Coaching UK, looks at the many benefits of switching to clipless pedals
25 April 2018 at 11:07

Can you overdo interval training?

Worried about doing too much interval training? Joe Beer explains the amount you should do, and how to tell if you're overdoing it.
24 April 2018 at 14:31

The ABC of planning your triathlon race season

Heard the terms 'A' and 'B' races and unsure what they mean and the role they, along with 'C', races play in planning your triathlon season? Here we explain the differences between the three and how you use them to structure your season and peak at the right times
24 April 2018 at 11:00

Swim start: what’s the best position to be in?

Wondering what's the best position to be in at the start of the swim? That says John Wood is dependant on your race ambitions
23 April 2018 at 15:11

14 ways to take the stress out of Ironman training

Considering an Ironman but worried you’re not up to it? Silence those inner demons and train smart with our guide to taking the stress out of going long
20 April 2018 at 10:05

Tim Don on coming back from a broken neck

Tim Don talks to us about his recovery from a neck fracture, and how it was family and friends that kept him going in the bad moments
19 April 2018 at 10:02

Triathlon Race Day Checklist

Download your essential triathlon race day checklist here...
17 April 2018 at 09:00  (1)

Running: what are the advantages of interval training?

Always running at one pace is a common mistake. Ironman legend Mark Kleanthous explains why he recommends incorporating some high-intensity interval training sessions into your training.
16 April 2018 at 11:14

What muscles do you use in front crawl?

Swimming front crawl is a great low-impact workout for the whole body. Here are the key muscles it particularly targets
13 April 2018 at 14:16

Can you race Olympic and Ironman-distance triathlons in the same season?

Can't decide between racing Ironman or Olympic-distance triathlons and wondering if you can combine the two, and still have a successful season at both? Dermott Hayes has this advice
12 April 2018 at 15:07

Run cadence: how to improve yours to gain extra speed

Increasing your run cadence is a proven way of becoming a faster runner. Biomechanical and run expert Ben Barwick of coaching outfit Full Potential reveals how to develop a swift stride rate
12 April 2018 at 11:38

How can I treat a grade-3 shoulder separation injury without surgery?

Suffered a grade-3 shoulder separation and don't want to go down the surgical route? Nick Beer has this rehab advice
11 April 2018 at 12:20

Free 12-week Ironman training plan

Entered an Ironman and feeling ill-equipped with just three months to go? Here's a free downloadable12-week Ironman training plan that will help
11 April 2018 at 09:05

Front crawl: how to develop your swim stroke and cadence

This front crawl swim session will help you develop your stroke length and cadence, to suit every race and weather conditions
10 April 2018 at 12:18

Heart rate monitors: how to use them to improve your run

Unsure how to train with your heart rate monitor and get the maximum benefit from its data? Joe Friel explains how to train effectively and efficiently with a heart rate monitor, using heart rate zones
10 April 2018 at 11:18

What are the benefits of spinning at a high cadence on a bike?

Confused about spinning? Nik Cook explains what spinning is and its perceived benefits
09 April 2018 at 14:42

How can I stop overgliding in front crawl?

John Wood explains how to stop overgliding in front crawl
09 April 2018 at 14:04