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October 2016

Lucy Charles Q&A, 30 off-season tips, duathlon training plan and how to build an IM body...

Maximise your off-season: 30 tips you will need this autumn to ensure 2017 is your best season ever

Elite Q&A: Ironman’s fastest elite female swimmer Lucy Charles answers your questions.

How to build an IM body: How physiological testing can turn you into the perfect Ironman racing machine.

Performance: The latest sports-science research, including how chocolate could help performance, curbing a sweet tooth, and how to run longer in 2016 and how and why you should turn to duathlons.

Test centre: Simply the most comprehensive triathlon review resource available: training run shoes and bike lights grouptests; the Ventum One and VO2 Pro-Carbon bikes in-depth reviews; all the latest tri gear tested.

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