Archive for Running

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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Your Coach Training Tip : Injuries

So you keep picking up ‘niggling’ injuries during training and competition and can’t shake them off, why does this keep happening? Bruce Tulloh – Your Coach – identifies some tips to help you to try and stay injury free.

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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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Your Coach Training Tip: Winter Training

The nights are closing in but that doesn’t mean that your training should suffer as a result. Your Coach, Bruce Tulloh, provides some excellent winter tips to ensure that you still keep ticking over your training even when the dark days close in.

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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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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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Your Coach Training Tip #14: How much is enough?

We all have time constraints, and as its still getting dark so early, fitting in the training isn’t getting any easier. It is all too easy to miss a day or two, and then something else comes up and whoops! – it’s a week since you last did anything.

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