Beginners

Play our triathlon jargon quiz!

Think you know the difference between lactic acid and hypnotraemia? How about what the term 'bonking' means? Take on our quiz and find out!
22 May 2014 at 16:44  (1)

First tri training plans for swimmers, cyclists and runners

Three weekly guides for newbies from a single sport background
31 January 2014 at 09:35  (2)

One sport to multisport: runners

How to go from runner to triathlete

One sport to multisport: cyclists

How to go from cyclist to triathlete

One sport to multisport: swimmers

Tempted to get into tri? If you're a swimmer then you'll have a natural advantage over many triathletes

Perfect run pacing

The secret to a good final leg is all in the pacing, says Andy Blow


12 July 2013 at 14:39

Open-water fears

Worried about what can go wrong in the water? Here's Andy Blow to soothe your OW nerves
11 July 2013 at 14:21

Tricky transitions

Ready for your first tri? Andy Blow is here to answer the beginner’s SOS call. First up is the fourth discipline


11 July 2013 at 14:15

Countdown to glory

Matt Lawton is trying to qualify for the age-group world champs in Hyde Part in September. This is his first blog detailing his progress from our May issue...


31 May 2013 at 13:31  (2)

Secrets of the pros: Nicola Spirig and Javier Gomez

The top tri tips of the women’s Olympic champion and men’s Olympic silver medallist


18 March 2013 at 15:34

Michelle Dillon's strength training to prevent injury

Injury can cause havoc with your training and racing goals, says Michelle Dillon. To help prevent it in the first place, incorporate the following strength exercises into your weekly regime…


17 January 2013 at 16:12

Training and Racing

Let Team GB and the Brownlees guide you towards the race startline in our five part beginner's series


13 August 2012 at 12:30

The Two Mile-High Club: Altitude Training Pt 2/2

Dan Cossins continues his look at altitude training and why the world's top triathletes see it as a crucial part of their strategy...


20 July 2012 at 12:39

Conquer Your First Triathlon Pt 5/5: Bike Workshop

You can lose more time from a broken bike than any other part of your race. Here, Glen Coltman, Team GB bike mechanic, makes sure you’re ready to keep on rolling...


20 July 2012 at 12:19

Conquer Your First Triathlon Pt 4/5: Nutrition

If you want to race well you have to eat well, too. Here’s some top-nosh advice from Kevin Currell, British Triathlon’s nutritionist, to make sure you get the right fuel in your engine


19 July 2012 at 16:14

Conquer Your First Triathlon Pt 3/5: Injury Prevention

At some point, everybody gets injured. But if you heed these tips from Emma Deakin, EIS Physio working with British Triathlon, you’ll find you stay fitter for longer…


18 July 2012 at 14:31

Conquer Your First Triathlon Pt 2/5: Psychology

Joce Brooks, psychologist with Team GB and the English Institute of sport, shows you how to build that winning mindset and banish those nagging nerves before your first triathlon


16 July 2012 at 13:25

Race, Recover, Rethink

Joe Beer shows you how to make the most of your post-race recovery


19 April 2012 at 09:15

Free triathlon winter training guide

ITU Triathlon World Champion Helen Jenkins has teamed up with specialist anti-perspirant Triple Dry to create your essential winter training guide
14 November 2011 at 14:31

Take it easy

The off-season brings many different challenges. But, says Joe Beer, it takes a change of mindset to do the right things...
04 November 2011 at 14:25