Beginners

How to analyse your triathlon performance

The key to analysing progress? Recognising your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
11 November 2016 at 14:00

Boost bike power

As thoughts turn to 2017 it’s time to add strength to that stamina base
02 November 2016 at 16:00

Six common swimming struggles for beginners

From knowing what to focus on to getting daunted by the pool environment, coach Joe Beer offers help
13 October 2016 at 13:00  (5)

How to recover from a hard triathlon season

Don’t just go by feel – follow a plan (and remember to enjoy your downtime!)
28 September 2016 at 12:00  (1)

High-risk, high-reward strategies to end your tri season on a high

It’s now or never for a personal best – our experts suggest ways to succeed before the race season draws to a close
15 September 2016 at 14:55

20 ways to boost recovery after a triathlon

Successful R&R for peaking at your next race requires more than just crashing out on the sofa. Andy Blow shows you 20 guaranteed ways to triathlon quicker next time...
22 July 2016 at 20:00

How to swim in a wetsuit

Swimming in a wetsuit is quite different to swimming in a swimsuit. Robin Brew explains how to tweak your swim technique to make the most of the benefits a wetsuit offers
07 July 2016 at 10:42

What is fartlek training?

Fartlek means training at different paces and speeds within one training session and can be applied to all three triathlon disciplines; swimming, cycling and running. For example a run workout could include faster pace periods intermixed with periods at a slower pace. Paul Larkins explains more
05 July 2016 at 06:14

How to overcome plateaus in your race performance

Are you getting frustrated with this season’s race results, despite training hard over winter? Read on…
23 June 2016 at 11:00

How to start running

Beginning running is simple, fantastically healthy and can be adapted to fit any lifestyle, says Paul Larkins. Here are his top tips for starting running
16 June 2016 at 10:07

Chrissie Wellington’s top ten lessons for triathletes

Four-time Ironman world champion tells 220 readers how to become better athletes by using equipment you trust, fuelling properly, visualising the course and more
14 May 2016 at 17:00  (2)

The ultimate guide to your first triathlon...38 tips

Your first triathlon may almost be here, but how do you make sure everything goes smoothly and conquer the nerves? Here’s 38 tips to see you through...
28 April 2016 at 12:03

Triathlons for beginners: why you should take part

For the newbie triathlete triathlons can be a daunting sport to start, but don't be put off, says elite triathlete Caroline Livesey, as you couldn't find a friendlier bunch of people willing to help you
14 March 2016 at 14:29

Top triathlon transition tips

Check out these transition tips from KitBrix, creators of the latest transition storage solution
08 October 2015 at 16:50

Adidas unveil 3D-printed shoe concept

Soon our running shoes could be printed based on the exact specifications of our feet, according to Adidas after revealing their latest innovation
08 October 2015 at 16:01  (1)

Chrissie Wellington on… How to fit triathlon training into a busy life

Britain’s four-time Kona winner has sound advice for everyone struggling to fit it in
15 September 2015 at 15:17

Five mental tricks to boost race confidence

Become unflappable with this excellent advice from a sports psychologist
28 August 2015 at 15:21

How much does alcohol affect race performance?

We take a look at whether a few jars on Friday night can ruin a week of diligent training
25 August 2015 at 11:29

London Triathlon race tips for this weekend

From deep-water starts to lengthy transitions, the world's largest triathlon has challenges aplenty. We look at how to make sure you have the best race possible  (2)

Nine tips to improve your triathlon times this race season

We help you turn training fitness into race-day performance by considering prep, rest, focus and more