Archive for Cycling

Heart Rate Training Zones

GB Triathlete Mel Ryding uses Heart Rate Zones to help her maximise and plan her training. What are they? What are the various zones? And how does each zone vary? Read on to find out more…

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DOMS – What’s the best cure and treatment?

Melanie Ryding (GBR Triathlete) this week helps you understand what DOMS is, why it occurs and how you can help reduce the effect of it.

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Blog: Longer Rides

Longer Rides (13th May – 26th May) After my unfortunate collision with a dog, which could have been a lot worse for the both of us, my only injury was a sore wrist. I was going to give the pool a wide berth for the next few days. Given my love-hate relationship with swimming I [...]

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New Blogger – Welcome Alex Houghton!

Alex is like many of us – he has a busy life and fits in his training in and around his commitments. Alex is going to be submitting his blog every other week to let you know what training he is doing in preparation of an Ironman in Switzerland later on this year.

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So, you have done a triathlon, what now?

You have done a few of these multisport events; you have mastered the art of stringing together a swim, bike and run, and now want to get a little bit faster. What do you do next?

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Mel Ryding – Planning your 2012 season

The 2011 season for Triathlon is over – you should now start thinking about how you are going to attack 2012. Luckily Mel Ryding has pulled together a fantastic guide to help you get the wheels in motion and make 2012 your best and most successful year to date!

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Emma-Kate Lidbury: It’s all about Vegas

Emma-Kate Lidbury has just returned from a gruelling training camp in Morzine where all her training has been focused around the impending 70.3 Ironman World Championships in Las Vegas on 11th September 2011.

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Mel Ryding: Season preview and Race Aims

Mel Ryding gives us a brief insight into the events that she has coming up over the next few weeks and how they culminate with the European Championships at the end of June in Pontevedra, Spain. She’ll be keeping us up to date with weekly blogs of her path to glory!

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Early season racing – it’s all in the preparation (Mel Ryding GB Triathlete)

After months of preparation Mel Ryding (GB Triathlete) has embarked on her first triathlon race of the season. Here she gives a detailed description of how the triathlon went, and more importantly, how the training she has been undertaking over the past few months helped her round the course.

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Iain Dawson World Paratriathlete Champion : Boot Camp Diary

With the British Paratriathlon National Championships fast approaching this weekend (14th May 2011), Iain Dawson (current World Paratriathlon Champion) has just returned from an intensive ‘Boot Camp’ in the Peak District to ensure that he is fully prepared for the first big event of the race season. Lasting 12 days he kept a diary of his training to provide a fascinating report of what he got up to!

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