Long distance

Race performance: small changes can lead to big gains

We all have large areas to work on in training. But Joe Friel demonstrates that often the best way to improve is by concentrating on the little things...
28 April 2016 at 08:00

Ironman run training: how important is the weekly long run?

Top triathlon coaches Andy Blow and Simon Ward discuss whether you should include a weekly long run in your Ironman training schedule  (1)

Joe Skipper's mandatory two-wheel and brick sets for Ironman bike & run

These sessions will build muscular endurance and stamina and get your Ironman pace dialled in, he says...
09 February 2016 at 12:26

Joe Skipper’s top 10 tips for Ironman success

From manning up to improving threshold power, here's Joe's top 10 tips for long distance triathlon success
09 February 2016 at 11:22

Xterra: 16 tips for race day from Ben Allen & Jacqui Slack

An off-road triathlon will throw up many challenges unfamiliar to road triathletes. Pro triathletes Ben Allen and Jacqui Slack pass on some advice on how to cope...
27 January 2016 at 13:39

Jan Frodeno’s 10 top tips for stepping up to iron distance

The 2016 Ironman world champ gives his advice for stepping up to Ironman
15 October 2015 at 11:00

Taking on an ultra-distance triathlon

Conquered Ironman and looking to do the double? Here deca ultra world championship-winning triathlete Steve Harvey – fresh from cycling from Moscow to Siberia – gives you his essential advice for going long and longer
02 October 2015 at 14:32

10 tips to develop a positive mental attitude and stay focused

‘To perform like Linford, you’ve got to think like Linford: PMA’
17 September 2015 at 15:37

How long will it take to complete your first Ironman?

Use our guidelines and a simple formula involving your PBs for Olympic distance and marathon to work out your predicted finishing time
06 August 2015 at 13:29  (5)

Dave Scott on how to build a long-distance training plan

In the second of our features with six-time Ironman champ Dave Scott, he discusses how to train for long-distance and why you need to include strength and conditioning work
22 July 2015 at 08:00

Dave Scott on how goal-setting can help you focus when going long

We ask the six-time world Ironman champ for his tips on how to break your first long-distance triathlon into maneagable chunks – and stay the distance
15 July 2015 at 08:00

Stop getting tired from triathlon training and plan more efficiently

Worried about overtraining? Our experts share their advice…
09 July 2015 at 16:27

Eight weeks to your first Ironman – get ready to go

First Ironman approaching and doubts over your readiness setting in? We’ll get you to the finish line…
03 July 2015 at 11:00

Mirinda Carfrae on coping with the heat in long-distance triathlons

We ask the 2014 Ironman World Champion how she performs at the highest level in hot weather, and what happened at Kona 2012 when she didn't take on enough water

Get better at running long and slow for Ironman

Master the ‘Steady Eddie’ slow run pace at iron-distance with our advice
24 June 2015 at 11:00

Ironman nutrition: plan for success and nail the fuelling

Make it memorable for the right reasons with our advice for the bike and run legs
10 June 2015 at 15:16

How to taper for middle-distance triathlons

We explain how and why you should be easing off in the last weeks before your 70.3
08 June 2015 at 12:05

How to master the Ironman run

Six tips to help ensure you train, fuel and pace properly and finish the 42.2km run strong  (1)

Ironman: How much run training do I need?

Do you want to go long but worry about niggling injuries? We take a look at how to prepare for the marathon
01 May 2015 at 12:17

Ironman: how many hours of training a week do you need?

Are you thinking of doing a long distance triathlon? We explain how many training hours you’ll need to commit
02 March 2015 at 15:26  (2)