Garmin | 920XT | Fantasy Review – Forerunner Triathlon Duathlon Watch ((Pre-Release Thoughts)

The new Garmin 920XT – by far the best triathlon sports watch ever made. Released in…

Garmin | 920XT | Fantasy Review – Forerunner Triathlon Duathlon Watch ((Pre-Release Thoughts)

The new Garmin 920XT – by far the best triathlon sports watch ever made. Released in…

Torque Effectiveness on the Garmin Vector

So here is how your downwards power can be effectively applied throughout your pedal stroke. As…

IRONMAN EXPANDS IRONKIDS EVENTS IN THE UK

As part of the ongoing commitment IRONMAN has to support triathlon at grassroots level, the development…

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** If you’ve heard people talking about ‘digging deep’ and learning how to do that in…

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  ** Familiarise yourself with the course and with your pre-race routine. If you are unfamiliar…

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    * Don’t wear compression gear. It adds extra resistance and tires you more quickly.…

PulseOn – ready to make HR monitoring easier than ever

Potentially interesting new HR product from pulseon.com We’re very excited to be getting closer to launching…

IRONMAN UK OPEN FURTHER ENTRIES AS NEW BIKE COURSE CONFIRMED

IRONMAN UK OPEN 400 MORE ENTRIES AS NEW BIKE COURSE CONFIRMED  IRONMAN UK can now confirm…

Salomon Trail Team UK News – 03.14 – Robbie Simpson returns to Salomon to join world-class UK trail team for 2014

Top sky and mountain runner Robbie Simpson has joined some of the UK’s finest trail, fell…

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X*Wear compression gear. Boosts blood flow to muscles and reduces the risk of injury. Keeps you…

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* Don’t start too near to the front if you are smaller and slower (kids) you…

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* Pinch yourself hard before that final sprint. (I don’t think this will work but causing…

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* Smile. Smile every 1km it will relax you. Can’t hurt? There could be some hormonal…

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*X Running cadence. Aim for about 90-95 strides a minute (180-190 footfalls). If this is quite…

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  ** If you are doing a parkrun then start at the front that can save…

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    *X Minor pain relief on-the-day. If you have a niggling minor injury that might…

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*** Do a proper taper appropriate to your CURRENT level of fitness/fatigue. A generic taper might…

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*** Do a proper taper. I’ve given tapers more consideration in <this> link. Do a bit of research.…

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*X Insoles. Many of us have one leg longer than the other for a variety of…

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**X Race-day, pre-race sports massage – someone told me these help. No personal experience. Personally I…

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***X Look at ‘proper’ tapers especially if you are of a ‘reasonable’ standard. Short bits of speedwork…