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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
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
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