Swimmers at World Triathlon London
Swimmers at World Triathlon London
Training

Triathlon training and racing common mistakes

In this section experts explain common mistakes triathletes make when training, from technique to nutrition, and provide advice on how to put them right

Training

Triathlon swimming technique: 9 common mistakes

Triathlon swimming coach Annie Oberlin-Harris explains 9 common mistakes triathletes make in the swim and advice on how to correct them.

Open-water swim technique: 11 common mistakes triathletes make

Tri swimming coach Annie Oberlin-Harris explains 11 common mistakes triathletes make in the open water swim and advice on how to correct them.

Triathlon cycling technique: 10 common mistakes on the bike leg

Cycling coach Nik Cook explains 10 common mistakes triathletes make on the bike leg and how to put them right

Run technique & training: 9 common mistakes triathletes make

Former top GB athlete and 220 running coach, triathlete Paul Larkins explains 9 common mistakes triathletes make in the run leg and provides advice on how to correct them.

Race-day

Ironman race day: 10 common mistakes

Ironman racing is a long day and that means a lot can go wrong. But it doesn’t have to if you have a methodical approach. Phil Jarvis, head triathlon coach at aerobicmonster.co.uk, points out the pitfalls we all should avoid.

Triathlon race-day: 21 common mistakes

Andy Blow outlines some common scenarios that have a habit of tripping athletes up on race-day with the solutions so you can avoid making them and race better and better.

Triathlon transition: 10 common mistakes and how to put them right

Transition is often termed the fourth discipline of triathlon and is where a race can be lost. We asked Russ Hall, club coach for the BRAT club in Birmingham and part of the Tri1st Triathlon Coaching Team, to run us through the top 10 mistakes made in transition.

Fuelling

Triathlon nutrition: 10 common mistakes triathletes make

Jon Hodgkinson, nutritionist for Triathlon Coaching UK and founder of Real Food Function, explains how to avoid 10 common nutritional mistakes triathletes often make

Hydration: 5 mistakes triathletes make and how to avoid them

In theory hydration should be easy; You get thirsty, you drink something... but if it really is that simple, why do so many athletes come unstuck with hydration-related issues during races and training? Andy Blow explains the common mistakes and how to fix them


 
 

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