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How does endurance sports affect your lungs and respiratory system?

Endurance training enhances the respiratory system in a number of ways. Here we explain the key adaptations
23 March 2020 at 10:00

Coronavirus: How athletes can look after their immunity and respiratory health

Professor Greg Whyte explains how triathletes and other athletes can look after themselves during the Covid-19 pandemic
18 March 2020 at 12:00

What's an overuse injury, and how can you treat or prevent them?

It's no secret that triathletes are prone to overuse injuries. Physiotherapist Lauren Priest explains all you need to know about overuse injuries, including how to prevent them from occurring
27 February 2020 at 12:00

Is there a 'male menopause'?

Wondering if men can also experience a 'menopause’ and if it could affect your performance? Dr Nicky Keay explains
19 February 2020 at 11:54

Which joints do we use the most in triathlon?

Joint loading has to be a consideration for triathletes as the repetitive nature of training can lead to poor joint health. Brad Beer explains the ones we use the most
18 February 2020 at 13:37

Chlorine allergy: symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention

Suffer with a chlorine allergy? John Wood explains how you can minimise the symptoms so you can enjoy your pool swim
17 February 2020 at 15:05

High foot arches: what they are and how to treat the problems they cause

Physiotherapist Alex Parford explains all you need to know about high foot arches, and how to manage the problems they could cause
07 February 2020 at 11:13

What are the signs of hypothermia?

Hypothermia can be a an issue for open-water swimmers, particularly those who swim at lower temperatures. John Wood explains the signs and what to do if someone your swimming with starts to show symptoms
27 January 2020 at 10:12

Does doing triathlons damage your joints?

Worried all your training could damage your joints and cause long-term problems and injuries? Physio Brad Beer takes a look at the evidence
07 January 2020 at 12:45

Post-exercise nausea: why do I feel sick and sometimes vomit after exercise?

Often feel sick after exercise? Sports scientist Andy Blow explains causes and prevention
06 January 2020 at 12:40

High exercise levels help women live longer

Women who exercise more are far more likely to live longer, say scientists
17 December 2019 at 11:05

Being active found to reduce prostate cancer risk

Being physically active could be key to reducing prostate cancer risk say scientists
12 December 2019 at 10:00

Spinal stenosis: what it is and how to treat it

Sports physiotherapist and running guru Tom Whyatt explains all you need to know about spinal stenosis, including causes, symptoms and treatment
11 December 2019 at 12:04

Carpal tunnel syndrome: what it is and how to treat/prevent it

Physiotherapist Alex Gregory explains all you need to know about carpal tunnel syndrome, and why it can be a common condition among cyclists
04 December 2019 at 13:00

Shoulder bursitis: What it is and how to treat and prevent it

Rehab physio Juliet Slade explains all you need to know about shoulder bursitis, including causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention
02 December 2019 at 11:00

Tarsal tunnel syndrome: What it is and how to treat it

Suffer pins and needles or a burning pain along the inside of your foot? It could be tarsal tunnel, says physio Lindel Coulter. Here she explains causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention
28 November 2019 at 17:51

Knee bursitis: what it is and how to treat it

Physio and keen triathlete James Davis, explains all you need to know about knee bursitis
20 November 2019 at 16:51

Why athletes should get their hearts checked

While triathlon is a great way of staying in shape, we also need to be checking that our hearts are fit for purpose too, says Tim Heming. Here he explains why it's important and how to get it checked
31 October 2019 at 10:01  (3)

Lyme disease: What it is and how to prevent and treat it

If your training runs and rides, or family hikes and adventures, take you through leafy lanes, forest trails and moorland, you may be venturing into tick habitat. And a potential consequence could be Lyme disease, says Andrew Gold of Lyme Disease Action
01 October 2019 at 11:23

Bunions: what are they and is it ok to run with them?

Have bunions? Scott Findlay explains how to reduce the discomfort they can cause
30 September 2019 at 10:54