Archive for Triathlon

Tri…as you might

This year three of us decided to compete in the New Forest Triathlon (Olympic Distance) on the 6th July. This was the second triathlon we had each done… so we were confident we knew what to expect. We had it all planned out… oh yes we had it all planned out.

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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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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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Triathlon Equipment – What do you need?

I was asked by Orbana to write a piece about triathlon equipment; what you need to be competitive in a triathlon. The truth is, you don’t need much at all to get started, it only gets out of hand if you let it…

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Triathlon Training Plan

Training for a triathlon – sounds like a daunting idea yes? Well, no! The mistake most people make is that they look at the bigger picture. If you are just venturing off your couch and the thought of swim-bike-run seems a little too impossible – then think again.

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A triathlete’s life: the amazing Chrissie Wellington & NLP

I met the amazing Chrissie Wellington the other day at the Triathlon show – the second time I have had the privilege actually. This time though, she was signing her book ‘Life without limits’. Meet Chrissie and get one of the most talked about books in recent triathlon history all at once? Oh yes!

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