Injuries

5 tips for coping with injuries

Whether you’re training for the Olympics or your local triathlon, it’s just devastating not to be able to do what you want to do, says three-time Olympic triathlete Helen Jenkins. Here are her top 5 tips for coping with injury…
23 January 2017 at 12:54

Strength training: side bridge hip abduction

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31 December 2016 at 09:00

Strength training: tricep dips

Our 12 Days of Christmas special continues
30 December 2016 at 09:00

Strength training: seated row

Our 12 Days of Christmas training special continues
29 December 2016 at 06:00

Strength training: hamstring curls

Our 12 Days of Christmas special continues
27 December 2016 at 10:00

How to manage Raynaud’s Syndrome when open-water swimming

Raynaud’s attacks, usually triggered by the cold causing a lack of blood flow to the extremities, are often mild and manageable; however diving into cold water may cause problems. Amy Baker from Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK (SRUK) has some advice for sufferers
14 December 2016 at 14:13

Movement screening: what it is & how it helps athletes

Heard of functional movement screening (FMS) and movement competency screening but unsure about what exactly they are and how they can help triathletes? Top Kona age-grouper and physiotherapist Alison Wilson, and sports performance specialist Dr. Matt Kritz PhD explains all you need to know
07 December 2016 at 09:03

Alexander Technique: what it is and how it can help athletes

Elizabeth Dodgson explains how the Alexander Technique can help triathletes get faster, perform more efficiently and reduce the likelihood of injury
23 November 2016 at 08:40

Injury-Free Running

Dr Catherine Laraman explains how to prevent running injuries from occurring, and how to treat them if they do strike
11 November 2016 at 09:00

Tips for managing carpal tunnel syndrome when cycling

Suffer wrist pain and numbness/pins and needles in your thumb and adjacent fingers when cycling? You could be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome says sports therapist Kevin James. Here he explains causes, symptoms and management
03 November 2016 at 11:25

TUEs and their use in sport

Dr Leon Creaney, a consultant in sport & exercise medicine, gives us his opinion on TUEs and their use in sport
27 September 2016 at 13:22  (2)

Struggle to sleep after exercise?

Feel quite wired after evening training and have trouble sleeping? Here are some tips from leading elite sports sleep coach Nick Littlehales
15 September 2016 at 13:24

Exercise-induced asthma explained

Been diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma and wondering how it will impact your triathlon performance and training? Leon Creaney, a consultant physician in sport and exercise medicine, explains
08 September 2016 at 14:58

How does smoking affect your lungs?

Dr Leon Creaney explains the impact smoking has on your body, and how it affects your performance
16 August 2016 at 08:55

What is cupping?

We explain ‘cupping’ , the alternative therapy that’s sweeping Rio
09 August 2016 at 13:09

Should I continue strength training in race season?

Yes says Nick Beer and Alice Hector - here they discuss how much time you should spend strength training during the triathlon season and what you should prioritise
28 July 2016 at 08:57

6 common foot problems triathletes face and how to treat them

Your feet have a huge impact on your triathlon performance, says Andy Barber, so you need to look after them properly. Here he explains how and the 6 most common foot problems/injuries triathletes suffer and how to treat them
22 July 2016 at 09:32

Back pain after the bike leg explained

Suffer back stiffness/tightness after coming off the bike for the run section, which slows you down? Simon Ward explains what could be causing it and how to fix it
23 June 2016 at 11:55

Ice baths: do they help athletes after intense exercise?

A new meta-analysis of several studies reveals the true results of cold-water immersion after intense exercise
28 April 2016 at 10:49

Hip pain: diagnosis and causes

Sore hips, while common among triathletes, are difficult to diagnose and treat. Luckily 220 physio Emma Deakin knows the signs, symptoms and solutions for hip problems and injuries
24 March 2016 at 10:13