December 2021 issue of 220

The December issue of 220 Triathlon is out now. Here's what you can expect to find inside...


In our December issue, we delve into winter training and nutrition, and find out why new research shows your off-season strength work will have fat-burning benefits in our Quick Science page.


We talk to lorry driver Kevin Freeman, who took up sport to help him through his wife’s battle with MS. Fast forward a few years and he’s off to Kona. Here, Kevin talks us through his journey and why triathlon is important to him.

The big island will host a two-day world champs next year and the event will also be leaving Hawaii for the first time ever in May. Tim Heming discusses whether this will spell the end of an era for Kona.

Find out more about GB’s ‘triple threat’ paralympian George Peasgood and how he overcame an injury just three months out from the Paralympic Games to make history in the cycling and triathlon events.

Ever wondered what it would be like to focus on one discipline and push the limits of your capabilities? Our age-groupers did just that, tackling extreme endurance events and sharing the highs and lows with us along the way.

It’s been the epicentre for world-class triathlon for more than a decade, but what makes Leeds so special? Tim Heming heads to Yorkshire to find out.

Tri bike shoes are great for races, but for year-round mile-munching a more robust pair of cycling kicks are essential. We test 11 pairs of road cycling shoes to help you find your best fit.


Our winter training masterclass will help deliver the essential strategies and sessions to forge a stronger, more technically-gifted you over the dark and wet months.

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