Menopause: How does it affect training?

Dr Nicky Keay explains how the menopause can affect your training, and how can you best manage the symptoms
22 November 2019 at 11:38

How to deal with your period on race day

Sometimes it’s unavoidable that come race day you’re on your period, and many ladies wonder how to deal with it. Dr Joanne Mallinson has this advice…
02 October 2019 at 15:06

Are women-only races progressive or patronising?

Following the backlash that met Ironman after the launch of its Iron Girl 5km fun run in Bolton, Tim Heming investigates the sport’s appetite for female-only events
25 January 2019 at 12:58  (1)

Does a woman’s athletic performance improve after having a baby?

James Witts explains how having a baby can actually (temporally) improve a woman's athletic performance - providing they have the time to train and race
23 January 2019 at 11:34

What specific strength training should female athletes do?

Should women do the same strength training as men, or do they need more specific exercises? Matt Sanderson of Triathlon Coaching UK explains more
23 August 2018 at 13:01

Women found to be more naturally fit than men

The speed of oxygen uptake by the body's cells is often used as an indicator of aerobic fitness, and new research shows women are able to process oxygen quicker than men. when they start to exercise.
05 December 2017 at 10:55

Should Ironman have a protected ranking criteria?

A lack of forethought from the world’s leading triathlon organiser is forcing those returning from childbirth to race too often
11 October 2017 at 10:32

Research shows women outlast men during dynamic muscle exercises

In the battle of the sexes, although men may be stronger physically, it’s women who win on muscle endurance say scientists.
24 August 2017 at 08:41

The Liv Avow Advanced Pro women-specific triathlon bike: first look

A women's specific tri bike designed for speed; pure and simple
09 May 2017 at 10:26

Shock Absorber Women Only Triathlon expands for 2015

Bring along your single sport mates this July – this year’s event will combine triathlon, duathlon, swim and run events for the first time
07 April 2015 at 12:03

Top tips on cycling while pregnant

Maternity fitness experts FittaMamma share their advice on cycling during pregnancy
19 September 2014 at 11:19

Gallery: Shock Absorber Women-Only Triathlon

GB track cyclist Victoria Pendleton among 1,000 women attending yesterday's festival of women’s tri at Eton Dorney Rowing Lake, with Emma Pallant winning the elite race
14 July 2014 at 11:16

Women’s guide to triathlon – running

Annie Emmerson offers some valuable running tips for women triathletes

Women’s guide to triathlon – cycling

Dr Aureil Forrester gives female-friendly advice for the bike leg

Women’s guide to triathlon – swimming

Nicola Joyce looks at the swimming kit, technique and challenges women triathletes should know about
27 May 2009 at 16:42

Women’s guide to triathlon – biology

Dr Catherine Laraman takes a look at the biological differences between male and female triathletes
27 May 2009 at 16:36

Women’s guide to triathlon

In the battle of the sexes men and women are equals, but in triathlon you have to recognise your differences to succeed