Training

Knee bursitis: what it is and how to treat it

Physio and keen triathlete James Davis, explains all you need to know about knee bursitis
20 November 2019 at 16:51

Off-season efficiency

Now is the time to focus on improving your efficiency across all three disciplines, says Joe Friel. And the key is short, sharp sessions...
19 November 2019 at 10:00

How to pace your run like a pro for maximum performance

Andy Blow explains why pacing the run is important, and how to find your perfect race-pace
19 November 2019 at 10:00

How to take part in your first triathlon: all your questions answered

Are you a tri-newbie and worrying about your first sprint-distance race? Nick Beer explains all you need to know
15 November 2019 at 14:01

Winter triathlon training: what to concentrate on

Top tri coach says the off season is the perfect time to focus on weaknesses and build strength
13 November 2019 at 11:00

Cycling: How to improve your cadence this off season

Get your off-season off to the best start by working on your cadence while also aiding recovery
13 November 2019 at 10:11

How to build a solid cycling base in three easy steps

This session will improve your power transfer and overall fitness to set yourself up for a strong off-season
08 November 2019 at 12:30

How to go from Olympic-distance to racing sprint-distance triathlons successfully

Looking to go from Olympic distance to sprint distance triathlons, but struggling to find a training plan for experienced triathletes wanting to go down a distance and race them competitively? Dermott Hayes has this advice for those wanting to smash the shorter distance in dominating style
08 November 2019 at 11:46

What does the future hold for triathlon?

This year we've celebrated the magazine's 30th birthday but what will the next 30 years hold for triathlon, in terms of racing, gear, nutrition and training? Will it be more, or less revolutionary, than the last 30 years? We don our VR headset to find out...
08 November 2019 at 10:04

Running: how to build all-over body fitness

Improve your running performance by adding some simple exercises to your off-season routine
07 November 2019 at 15:17  (1)

What should I do once I have crossed the finish line?

You’ve just crossed the finish line in glory and are ready to collapse in a heap. But don’t forget that there are still a few practicalities to consider when you’ve finally completed all three disciplines. Here are the key steps to follow…
06 November 2019 at 10:54

Benchmark your off-season fitness

Now’s the time to start testing your swim, bike and run fitness to help gauge training adaptations
06 November 2019 at 09:00

Front crawl: How to get more out of each stroke

Super streamline your swim stroke this winter for faster swim times next season
05 November 2019 at 13:00

Winter pool swimming: how to survive and LOOK faster and more efficient against the opposition

You’ve finished racing for the year and want some time off. Fair enough! But how do you find the motivation to get back in the water? Our resident tri columnist and weekend warrior, Martyn Brunt, has these tips…
04 November 2019 at 09:28

How to recover during the off season: the science to make sure you do it right

It’s the end of another tri season. Cue fidgeting and vast spaces on the endurance calendar. So how should you recover from your racing exertions to become fresher, faster and more focussed in 2020? Tim Heming explores the science
01 November 2019 at 14:34

12-week power training plan

Want to train with power but don’t know where to start? Well hang on to your Lycra, as we give you a 3-month training plan that’s guaranteed to transform your performance
01 November 2019 at 11:45

Why athletes should get their hearts checked

While triathlon is a great way of staying in shape, we also need to be checking that our hearts are fit for purpose too, says Tim Heming. Here he explains why it's important and how to get it checked
31 October 2019 at 10:01  (2)

How much should I reduce my training by during the triathlon off-season?

Andy Blow explains how much you should dial down your training during the winter, without losing your training ‘base’.
30 October 2019 at 10:00

Free 8-week winter base strength training plan

This winter, with the help of this plan, build a strong base from which to launch your 2020 season
30 October 2019 at 08:00

How long should your taper period last?

Sadly there’s no ‘one size fits all’ answer to how long your taper should last, says Dermott Hayes. The correct taper time for a triathlete will depend on race distance, history of training and personal fitness level.
29 October 2019 at 11:47