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Your Coach – Training Tip #2 – Planning The Year

Knowing when to change your training routine to suit your event is key. Whether you’re competing in triathlons, marathons, ironman or all three changing your schedule and having some variety will stand you in good stead for when ‘game day’ comes around.

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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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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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High Altitude Training Diary – Kenya

We’ve all heard about elite endurance athletes escaping the cold winter of the UK to concentrate on serious training at altitude in Kenya – but what actually happens on these training camps?

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Autumn Training – Your Coach

We can assume that at this time of year people are either rebuilding fitness after a summer break or moving from short fast races to longer slower events.

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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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