Training

Heart-rate variability: what it is and why you should measure it

HRV measurement can be very useful at determining a triathlete's recovery. We look at what it is, and why several measurements could tell you more
11 April 2014 at 12:34

What is ART therapy and how is it different from sports massage?

We ask a practitioner of Active Release Techniques about the injuries it can treat, what it involves and where to find a provider
10 April 2014 at 11:39

Sub-1hr session: run to the hills

Boost your run speed in a short amount of time with this workout which delivers lots of 'bang for your buck' in terms of race pace and endurance
09 April 2014 at 15:16

Six power meter sessions to help boost bike strength and speed

Are you considering investing in a power meter? We share six sessions that will help you get the most out of it by measuring your fitness and form then improving both
04 April 2014 at 12:29

Minimalist running for triathletes: should you try it?

Our writers argue the pros and cons of run footwear with less cushioning
03 April 2014 at 15:46

Seven essential tips for improving your running

Do you want to run faster and reduce your risk of injury? Focus, cadence and impact reduction are just some of the areas to look at
02 April 2014 at 13:14

Sub-1hr swim session: race-pace simulator

A pool workout that will get you swimming as close to race speed as possible
31 March 2014 at 12:24

How to test your aerobar set-up

Need some advice on setting your bars up properly? We help you get the most comfortable aero position possible
28 March 2014 at 11:21

Five tips for low-carb training

Boost your ability to conserve muscle glycogen on race day with these handy pointers
27 March 2014 at 13:06

5 UK adventure races for triathletes to enter in 2014

Hit the adventure trail to mix up your triathlon training and learn some new multisport skills
25 March 2014 at 12:29

How to pace pool-based swims

Understanding your lactate threshold and Critical Swim Speed is key when there's no-one to pace yourself against, and can deliver big gains in speed efficiency
24 March 2014 at 14:10  (2)

Is there a 'right' way for triathletes to pedal?

From pedalling in circles to applying pressure at specific points, we look at whether there's an ideal approach when you need to run off the bike afterwards
21 March 2014 at 13:00

5 top injury recovery tips from Helen Jenkins

Welsh athlete shares her advice on how triathletes can stay sane and improve their chances of a strong comeback
20 March 2014 at 11:43

Is it possible to train for bike and run at the same time?

Good news for the time-crunched athlete: new research suggests you can improve your run performance while riding using long intervals
18 March 2014 at 14:00

Five ways to boost aerobic endurance

Increase your VO2 capacity with our handy tips, giving you a bigger engine come race day
17 March 2014 at 15:06

Video interview: SwimSmooth's Paul Newsome

The renowned swimming coach gives top advice on training for the swim section of sprint, Olympic and Ironman races
11 March 2014 at 15:18

How to improve your swimming out of the water

Try these tips if you can't get to the pool as often as you would like but need to work on your swimming muscles and technique
11 March 2014 at 14:47

Talkback: when did you realise you're a triathlon fanatic?

We round up your responses...
11 March 2014 at 10:40  (3)

Ad feature: Injury prevention in triathlon training

Did you know the vast majority of triathlon injuries happen in training?
10 March 2014 at 09:19

10 tips to stay injury-free

Top injury prevention advice for triathletes from sports physio Alison Rose, who's worked with Olympian Jess Ennis and the Brownlee brothers
07 March 2014 at 11:12