Long distance

Can heavy lifting increase your endurance performance?

It may sound bizarre but new research suggests it can improve both explosive power and efficiency of movement on the swim, bike and run – as well as cut your chance of injury
03 June 2014 at 15:59

Chrissie W on… recovering from an iron-distance triathlon

Four-time Ironman world champion shares her advice on how best to recover after a long-distance triathlon
26 May 2014 at 08:58

Going somewhere hot this year?

We tell you how to get ready for warm-weather racing without leaving the UK
24 April 2014 at 15:25

Seven ways to ward off pain and boredom when going long

We share some effective coping strategies for Ironman distance triathlons
19 February 2014 at 12:10

Chrissie Wellington on prepping for a hilly Ironman

World champ helps you prepare for challenging bike courses like IM Wales
04 February 2014 at 11:42  (1)

Sub-1hr session: tempo run

Perfect practice if you're going long this season
27 January 2014 at 09:58

Triathletes 'feel pain differently'

Israeli study suggests athletes feel less pain, cope better
14 November 2013 at 10:54

Kona qualifier’s weekly training diary

Age-grouper Liz Pinches prepares for Kona this October


17 September 2013 at 09:42

Kona qualifier case study: Liz Pinches

Kona debutante Liz Pinches tells 220 about her preparations for next month’s Ironman Hawaii


17 September 2013 at 09:38

Tame your first Ironman: Pt 3

And the final part of our Ironman prep series looks at goals, life balance and selecting the optimum event


22 May 2013 at 09:18

Tame your first Ironman: Pt 2

Part two of our taming Ironman tips, covering nutrition, bike fit and pacing


21 May 2013 at 09:00

Racing at Speed: Challenge Roth

How to race the event that’s in a league of its own


19 May 2013 at 09:00

Racing in the Wind: Ironman Lanzarote

Three-time European Ironman champion Timo Bracht gives his advice on dealing with the crosswinds in Lanza


18 May 2013 at 09:00

Racing on the Hills: Alpe d’Huez Tri

Entered Alpe d’Huez, Ironman France or any other hilly M-Dot this year? Here are our hill riding tips


17 May 2013 at 12:59

Racing in the Heat: Challenge Vichy

Racing Vichy or any other sticky Ironman race this year? We show you how to beat that challenge...


16 May 2013 at 12:39

Lance Watson: Coaching an Ultraman

Simon Whitfield’s former coach, Lance Watson, is now training Mexican ultra-triathlete Iñaki de la Parra. Katrina Roy met him


17 April 2013 at 10:29

Train like an Elite: Corinne Abraham

The training week of Britain’s new Ironman Melbourne champion


25 March 2013 at 09:58

Secrets of the pros: Pete Jacobs and Joerie Vansteelant

The Ironman and Duathlon World Champs unveil their magical multisport tips


18 March 2013 at 15:46

Secrets of the pros: Rachel Joyce and Leanda Cave

The golden multisport pearls of wisdom of the European LD and Ironman World champions


18 March 2013 at 15:22

Off-season efficiency

Now is the time to focus on improving your efficiency across all three disciplines, says Joe Friel. And the key is short, sharp sessions...


11 January 2013 at 14:26