Dryathon 2014

The 2014 dryathon is about giving up alcohol for a month. A fair aim, I guess.…

The unbearable lightness of running 5k

Milan Kundera didn’t know a lot about 5k running. But even if he did he might…

Simple weights plan

http://www.muscleandstrength.com/workouts/dumbbell-only-home-or-gym-fullbody-workout.html

Sport England: Strange Interpretation? Or is it me?

Funding, blah blah blah, elite sports (tennis, generally, yes I do play) those with loads of…

Garmin Forerunner 620 – Running Watch – How Exciting

World Beating Running Watch - Garmin Forerunner 620

Forget training those 'muscles': train your 'mitochondria'

OK, after a few mini posts full of flippant comments here is something you might want…

Forget training those ‘muscles’: train your ‘mitochondria’

OK, after a few mini posts full of flippant comments here is something you might want…

Cycling In Tri- or Duathlon – How high is YOUR seat?

Optimal triathlon & duathlon seat height is 105-107% of inside leg measurement.

Sweetspot Training

Here’s a nice diagram. I’ve said it before but exercise is bad for you, this diagram…

Performance & Training Analysis – One Off Assessment

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Performance & Training Analysis – One Off Assessment

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Duathlon Coaching

*|* DUATHLON *|* I'll make you faster *|*

5k Improvement: What are strides?

Strides are one thing you can quickly and easily incorporate into most workouts. They are an…

London Duathlon 2014 Discount Available today (Black Friday)

Buy your London Duathlon 2014 place TODAY and you’ll receive £10 OFF the entry price. But…

5K For All: ‘Late starters’ still have much to gain by exercising

The BBC did this article about the benefits of starting exercise when older  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25087047. You get all…

5K For All: 'Late starters' still have much to gain by exercising

The BBC did this article about the benefits of starting exercise when older  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25087047. You get all…

Nice logos / images

Love these logos. The mark of a quality organised event. Source: humanrace.co.uk  race organisers extraordinaire!  

ETU Duathlon Qualification got a whole lot harder

I’ve just been looking through the qualification times for the 2014 ETU Sprint Duathlon in Horst.…

5K: Medium Term Improvement

You’ve been giving this 5k thing a really good shot for 2 to 3 years. Of course…

vVO2: Knock off 10 seconds from your 5K PB

Just when you thought it was safe to go training another abbreviation hits the fan: vVO2.…

5K The David Beckham Effect & Ibruprofen – Running Injuries

David Beckham helps 5k runners avoid injuries

5K The David Beckham Effect & Ibruprofen – Running Injuries

David Beckham helps 5k runners avoid injuries

Garmin 910XT Instant Pace Bug Current Pace Workarounds

Even with the 910’s latest firmware (v3.0 at the time of writing) the 910XT does not…

Catching up on missed 5k training – same for tri?

Injury seems to be inevitable for many of us. It can be bad luck, over-training, a…

Not another race

You can take the duathlon out of a man but you can’t take a man out…

Jonny Brownlee Interview

Interview with Mo Farah – Race Preparation

We interview Mo...well someone else did really but here it is

Going slow does build SPEED. No really!

Does going slow build speed? And, if so, how? Applicable for triathlon, duathlon and 5k.

Up close with triathlon legend, Simon Lessing

Ah for a world title. I’d settle for tiddly winks world champ at the rate I’m…

Weekly Review 9/23 – 9/29

Watching closely for the Sub2

Dorney ETU Cup Race

Well done. I suspect more visits to the long lake beckon in 2014.

Why going slow builds speed

Going fast builds speed too 🙁 But you are right of course and the fitness you…

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

He’d be well proud I’m sure. Well done.

The joys of swimming

Work on your technique for run and bike as well as your swim - do it…

Vitruvian 2013

Awesome job Steve. Related articles Obama blames House GOP for imminent shutdown – USA TODAY (usatoday.com)…

Poo.

You can probably tell someone’s age, sex and family status by their ability to swear ‘appropriately’.…

The 5k Voyage For Beginners

I was recently watching a Heinekin video on Youtube, part of their upcoming Voyage campaign. It…

Pre-Release Info For the Polar Loop Bluetooth Wristband

Polar-Loop-the5krunner.com

ITU / ETU / National Sprint Standard Duathlon Triathlon Qualifiers 2014/15

Here they all are. I don't think a list exists elsewhere that encompasses all the championships…

Hyde Park 2013 Tri Roundup

That’s it for me. Triathlon and duathlon season is finished. I’m hanging up my racing wetsuit…