Injuries

How to prevent muscle cramp during exercise

It comes to nearly everyone sooner or later – here are some tried-and-tested remedies
31 August 2015 at 11:00

Five quick, easy ways to test your health and fitness

Try these simple ways to assess your fitness to race, from resting heart rate to the 'brownie point deficit'

Five essential stretches for triathletes to stay injury-free

An essential but oft-omitted part of triathlon training, stretching is key to staying supple and injury-free, says our resident physio
30 July 2015 at 11:00

Swimmer's shoulder: what causes it, and three exercises to treat it

We take a look at one of the most problematic ailments swimmers face, how to diagnose it, and what exercises you can do to fix it
13 July 2015 at 14:54

How to prevent runner’s knee, and four exercises to treat it

It’s a common complaint among triathletes – our resident physio has the expert advice and exercises you need
10 July 2015 at 12:53

Exercises to help triathletes recover from injury quickly and safely

220’s resident physio offers some ‘safe’ exercises you can do to maintain fitness, increase strength and speed up recovery…
29 April 2015 at 16:28

Delayed onset muscle soreness in the calves – simple exercises to fix it

A common complaint among triathletes, our resident physio has some simple exercises to help build calf endurance
07 April 2015 at 14:48

Keep your run fitness up with a foot injury

It’s every runner’s nightmare – we look at how to train without inflicting more damage
05 March 2015 at 15:57

Plantar fasciitis – exercises to fix it

It's a common runner’s complaint that affects age-groupers and elites alike, but how do you fix it? Our resident physio explains all...
25 February 2015 at 14:20

Exercises to get rid of shin splints

220’s physio looks at their cause and the conditioning exercises that can prevent them
02 January 2015 at 11:00

Don't let colds and flu stop you training

Hate getting ill? Us too, yet triathletes may be more vulnerable to bugs than other people. We look at how to keep the immune system strong
21 December 2014 at 11:00

Explained – use a foam roller for sports massage

Our resident physio looks at how and when to use this simple bit of kit
12 November 2014 at 15:04  (1)

Blog: Overcoming a severe bonk to post a new Ironman PB

Age-grouper John Walsh has a day to remember at Ironman Mallorca
29 October 2014 at 12:13

Blog: From hospital bed to racing Ironman Hawaii in just one month

Aussie age-grouper Tim Ballintine makes it to Kona despite a serious bike crash just weeks earlier, and discovers the importance of having a solid support crew…
20 October 2014 at 12:39

Talkback: what's your most embarrassing tri numpty moment?

"The best laid plans of mice and men / often go awry" – Steinbeck was spot on
07 October 2014 at 17:16  (1)

How to self-diagnose and treat a stress fracture

Our resident physio Emma Deakin looks at one of triathlon’s most common injuries
06 October 2014 at 14:15

Injury rules Melissa Hauschildt out of Kona 2014 debut

“Freak accident” to her pectoral muscle forces two-time Ironman 70.3 world champion to withdraw from the start line
06 October 2014 at 10:19

Beat that runner’s stitch

Whether they strike in training or in races, stitches can be a real nuisance. We look at possible causes, and how to defeat them
01 October 2014 at 17:10  (1)

Blog: The Weekend Warrior on… getting injured

220’s Martyn Brunt finds his season curtailed by injury, and is starting to climb the walls
25 September 2014 at 11:44

Train with Chrissie Pt 1: Rehab Exercises

As the winner of our exclusive competition to win 12-months' mentorship with Chrissie Wellington, Katy Campbell's journey started with physio assessments and run-gait analysis…
10 September 2014 at 15:44