Time to Get Training Again

 

Having a break after your “A” race of the triathlon season or at the end of the season is a MUST! A break enables you to take a break from structured training and believe me...

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Swimming Lingo - Understanding Your Coach

You return to that 0545 swim session after a few weeks, or months, away from swim training. Everyone is reluctantly removing their warm layers, putting on their swim caps and slowly making their...

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How to Find the Right Triathlon Club For you

Triathlon is an individual sport, but that doesn’t mean you have to go it alone! One of my favourite things about it is the amazing community and the lifelong friends you can form, all...

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5 Open Water Drills

 

Swimming in anything but the pool can be quite scary even for advanced swimmers. I admit, I have cried into my goggles plenty of times with visions of Jaws circling me underneath and...

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10 Reasons Why is Triathlon is so Popular

Triathlon is a relatively new sport, with the first recorded race taking place in 1974 in the US, followed soon after by the first Ironman distance race in 1978. In the last 45 years, triathlon has...

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Race Rules - Know your Sport

Swimming:

Wetsuit Rules: Race day morning sea temperatures are measured to determine whether the race will be a Wetsuit legal swim. Wetsuits are optional if temperatures are below 22...

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3 Things You Are Doing Wrong When Running

Running on your toes

Do you have to run on your toes? No. The concept of running on your toes is not a new concept but it definitely isn’t the best thing for everyone.

Toe, forefoot...

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My Running Journey: From 2km To Half Ironman

It’s funny, when Coach Amy asked me to write an article about my ‘inspirational running journey’, I kind of laughed (which I’d like on the record that she mocked me for)....

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How to include hills in your run training?

What are the best drills for hills?

Sprints– 10-20 seconds of ‘go hard and fast’ runnable gradient efforts. Go for 4-8 reps at the beginning and end of a session –...

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Completing a Half Ironman

I thought I needed to share my thoughts with you as I have had quite a number of my athletes who have done 1-5 sprint triathlons, ask if they can do a Half Ironman. This is fantastic that so...
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