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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
Tight hamstrings Q&A: how can I stretch them out?
220 contributor Paul Larkins advises a reader who has been left with tight hamstrings after a knee operation and a period of inactivity
21 March 2016 at 12:00
5 tips for making the most of the triathlon off-season
British Triathlon Federation physiotherapist Emma Deakin explains how to make the most of the winter months so you are in the best possible shape for the new season
26 January 2016 at 14:46
3 strength and conditioning exercises to help you stay injury-free
Nick Beer explains 3 essential exercises that should be part of every training programme to help keep you injury-free, and gain maximum benefit and results from your training schedule.
25 January 2016 at 09:38
How to recover from an IT band injury
It's one of the most common ailments amongst runners and triathletes - our expert Emma Deakin is on hand to tell you how to treat the injury and recover quicker...
15 January 2016 at 15:58
Tri Q+A: Should you race with a cold?
Should you race, or even train, when you're under the weather? Our expert Joe Beer weighs up the arguments for and against racing with a cold...
27 November 2015 at 13:23
Should you stretch before running?
To stretch or not to stretch? Some seem to swear by it, whilst there are fast runners a-plenty out there who deem stretching as overrated and do almost none at all. Our expert Rob Stewart gives us the lowdown...
06 November 2015 at 13:49
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
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