Gear

Cold-water swim kit: 8 essential pieces to keep you warm and safe

Winter open-water swimming has a wealth of physical and mental benefits, but what kit will keep you warm? Matt Baird tests the latest much-needed kit for chilly waters
06 November 2019 at 11:47

Incus Nova - a high-tech swim tool - review

Will this high-tech swim device revolutionise your technique? Tim Heming puts it to the test
06 November 2019 at 09:49

Activbody Activ5 review

Does this on-the-go strength and conditioning device really deliver results? Jack Sexty finds out
01 November 2019 at 14:08

Garmin 945 Forerunner review

Is the latest Forerunner from Garmin the ultimate sports watch for triathletes? Jack Sexty puts the new 945 to the test
24 October 2019 at 11:33

Ali Brownlee's Kona kit

Here are four key gear and nutrition choices Brownlee will use in Hawaii.
11 October 2019 at 19:23

Swimskins: 3 of the best reviewed for triathlon

Higher temperatures equal more and more non-wetsuit swims. Bridging the gap between a tri-suit and neoprene is the swimskin. Adam Leitch tests three swimskins aiming for aquatic gains
01 October 2019 at 10:00

Swim tech: the latest swimming gadgets investigated

The pool swim training season is nearly upon us, but how can the latest swim tech help triathletes improve in the water? We investigate the latest aquatic gadgets
30 September 2019 at 14:38

Garmin releases new Venu GPS smartwatch

Garmin introduces the Venu GPS smartwatch, which has enhanced health monitoring, animated workouts and6-day battery life
05 September 2019 at 12:20

Garmin launches new fēnix 6 series, which includes a solar watch

Garmin's new multisport GPS watch series introduces larger displays, innovative performance features, longer battery life and their first solar watch
29 August 2019 at 13:02

Suunto 5 GPS watch review

Does the latest from Suunto hit the sweet spot for tri? Jack Sexty puts it to the test
07 August 2019 at 12:53

How much does bike weight influence speed?

Wondering how much bike weight affects your cycling speed, and whether lighter bikes really do go faster? Nik Cook looks at the evidence
05 August 2019 at 16:03

How fragile are carbon bikes compared to aluminium bikes?

Do you need to treat carbon fibre bikes with kid gloves because of their fragility, or are they as, or more, robust than other types? We explain all
12 June 2019 at 10:00

What is a swim parachute?

Not heard of a swim parachute? They can be a useful swim tool to help you develop your front crawl stroke. Matt Baird explains their benefits
11 June 2019 at 10:28

How to warm your cold body up after open-water swimming

It’s important to warm your body up safely after open-water swims and your choice of kit is key. Here are five must-buys:
30 May 2019 at 11:26

Suunto release new sports watch designed for the serious athlete

The new Suunto 5 multisport watch includes a 40-hour battery life and stats for over 80 customisable sports modes
23 May 2019 at 10:27

Men's triathlon wetsuits: 5 of the best top-end suits tested and rated

Want to splurge on a fantastic wetsuit? Jack Sexty tests five of the best £500 plus tri-specific wetsuits  (1)

Swimskins: What are they and how much difference do they make?

Thinking about buying a swimskin for those non-wetsuit triathlons? Matt Baird explains how they work and weighs up the pros and cons
20 May 2019 at 12:34

7 of the best women's vested tri-suits reviewed

Sleeved tri-suits might be everywhere right now, but it’s not over yet for the trad vested designs. Niamh Lewis puts seven versions to the test
08 May 2019 at 11:00

Garmin reveal five new watches in the Forerunner range

Looking for a new watch? Garmin has announced 5 new watches in the Forerunner range.
30 April 2019 at 13:27

Men's vested tri-suits: 7 of the best reviewed, tested & rated

Need a comfy and fast tri-suit to match your triathlon needs this season? We test and rate 7 of the best vested triathlon suits on the market.
30 April 2019 at 09:00