Find the Finish Line: How to Recover from a DNF

Did. Not. Finish. Three words, summarised by three letters that no triathlete wants to see next to their name on the results post-race.

An athlete can DNF for a number of reasons. Some common ones...

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Why it's Not Normal to pee yourself and other Pelvic Floor Advice

 

If you had a sore calf during multiple training sessions, you’d probably decide to see a physiotherapist for advice on strengthening it. If you were feeling dizzy every time you...

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Hair Care For Triathletes

As we all know looking after your luscious locks when swimming, cycling and running is no simple task! Here are a few steps to making your hair love you back! 

SWIM

Being in the water can...

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Running: Method Behind the Madness

 

This article is taken from the TriChicks webinar, Running: Method behind the madness. To watch the full webinar or any others in the series, head over to the TriChicks Hub.

The best...

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How to Improve your Performance with the Power of Positivity

When we’re going for a leisurely long run, a lot of us will pop our headphones in, blast an upbeat banger of a tune and plod along to the beat, often quite distracted from how our body is...

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Start your Engines - The Warm-Up just for you (Part 2)

So if you’ve read our first article that outlines the why, when and what not to do in your pre-race warm-up, it is time to read this article that outlines the how-to of a race warm-up.

First...

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Why you Should Include Hills in your Run Training

 

Former Olympian and marathon gold medalist Frank Shorter once said, “Hills are speedwork in disguise”. Truer words were never spoken and runners everywhere will tell you of...

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Caffeine and Performance

Caffeine is a widely used, socially acceptable stimulant.

It is found naturally in the leaves, beans and fruits of a variety of plants. The most common dietary sources of caffeine include...

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Staying Motivated Over Winter

The days are shorter, colder, and darker. Your bed is so warm and it is getting harder and harder to get out of bed. “I will do it tonight after work…” you whisper to...
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How to perfect your Triathlon Warm-Up (Part 1)

 
Most athletes have heard at some point that they should warm-up before a race, but how many really do? And of those that do, how many are doing an effective warm-up? From my experience,...
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