Training

Two downhill running drills to improve strength and stability

We show you how to safely and effectively improve your ability to descend rapidly on foot
20 May 2014 at 15:50

How important is bilateral breathing for beginner swimmers?

With many new triathletes struggling to master this skill, our experts discuss how big an impact it has on your swim split
19 May 2014 at 14:34  (3)

Eight key skills for a faster and more efficient run

We explain how to master the techniques shared by the very best runners in triathlon
15 May 2014 at 15:58

Sean Conway, Adventurer of the Year 2014: "No one will come close to Tommy Godwin"

We chat to the first man to swim the length of the UK about his personal inspirations, lucky talismans and dig-deep mantras
15 May 2014 at 10:12

Can cola prevent stomach upsets after swimming in open water?

We look at what steps you can take after a swim in the great outdoors to reduce your chances of picking up a stomach bug
14 May 2014 at 13:22

Five ways to beat the off-day

Tips and tricks from some of the top athletes and coaches in triathlon on how to prevent sudden drops in performance
07 May 2014 at 16:17

Three swim sessions from Tyler Butterfield

Bermudan athlete shares his workouts for building tempo, speed and recovery times
07 May 2014 at 13:31

Essential tips for conquering your first sea swim

We explain the unique challenges they present, and what you can do to give yourself the best chance of success on race day
02 May 2014 at 14:02

Chrissie W on training philosophies

Four-time Ironman world champ shares her thoughts on whether it's better to train with heart-rate monitors or by cadence, and why she's a 'back to basics' person
29 April 2014 at 12:13

Sub-1hr session: race pace running

Boost aerobic endurance and teach your body how to run at race pace in less than 60mins
28 April 2014 at 15:37

How to understand, and beat, muscle cramp

Do you regularly suffer cramp in triathlons? We look at the possible causes, and what you can do to reduce the chances of it recurring
25 April 2014 at 16:04

Going somewhere hot this year?

We tell you how to get ready for warm-weather racing without leaving the UK
24 April 2014 at 15:25

How to improve your swim kick efficiency and save more energy for the bike and run

We explain why you should focus on kick technique rather than spare your legs for the triathlon disciplines still to come, and suggest some drills to help
23 April 2014 at 16:16

How to deal with post-race blues

We explain why they affect triathletes and what you can do about them
22 April 2014 at 14:57

Can riding on a turbo trainer damage your carbon bike?

We examine if there's any truth in the horror stories, and how best to set up your steed
17 April 2014 at 15:50

Sub-1hr bike session: power-boosting quad killer

A super-tough cycle workout that will help build strength and power. You've been warned...
15 April 2014 at 14:45

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