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August 2010

The Complete Guide to Open-Water Swimming; Disc wheels in the wind tunnel; Tim Don; Perfect recovery: what works and what doesn’t; Mid-season MOT; aero helmets, swim MP3s and more tested

The Complete Guide to Open-Water Swimming

Essential gear advice and expert tips on how to improve technique – only in our free 32-page mini mag

Disc Revolution

Join us in the wind tunnel to see how quick the best disc wheels from Zipp, Mavic et al really are


Perfect recovery

Compression socks, stretching, nutrition – what works and what doesn’t for peak post-race recovery

One-on-one with The Don

With a sub 29-minute Great North run and national du glory, has Tim Don banished his Beijing demons?

Mid-season MOT

How to assess your progress… and what to do if it’s not going to plan

On test

Ten aero helmets, swim MP3s and more get the 220 treatment

Race coverage

Blenheim, Eton Sprint, Ironman Lanzarote, Madrid and many more

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The 220 Triathlon team is made up of vastly experienced athletes, sports journalists, kit reviewers and coaches. In short, what we don't know about multisport frankly isn't worth knowing! Saying that, we love expanding our sporting knowledge and increasing our expertise in this phenomenal sport.