The Ultimate Pre-Race Checklist

does what it says. Use and Enjoy. (From: fix.com) Source: Fix.com

How was your weekend running and training?

How was your weekend of training fun? Any new niggles or PBs?

My best races

I do duathlons, triathlons and 5k – they are what are important for me. I was…

7000 entrants! Bang goes medal – the gauntlet

Any miniscule hopes of a medal at The Gauntlet (HIM 70.3 distance) for us were dashed…

caffeine for 5k triathlon duathlon improvement

Taken from tritalk.co.uk “Caffeine is one of the few proven ergogenic aids- the current optimum dosage…

ITU Sprint distance Duathlon & Triathlon to DRAFT LEGAL from 2016

Sources:  *UPDATED* below – it is real How exciting! A new bike to buy. It looks…

Planning For BTF Age Group Qualification for Triathlon Duathlon

I’m in the ‘lucky’ position that I can probably qualify for most of my target ETU/ITU…

Another weekend, another triathlon disaster

Well it wasn’t that bad but here goes anyway. I had a great result a couple…

Triathlon Duathlon Gadgets and Kit you need to do reasonably well

There’s no substitute for training (except aero wheels!) but you’re gonna buy some gear so here’s…

Sex the night before a Triathlon or 5k? Good or Bad?

Sigh. Here’s one way of boosting the hits on my site I guess….yes, the ‘S’ word…

Duathlon Tips

I’ve had Top 3 duathlon finishes (but never a proper one that I’ve really cherished) and done…

Race Lesson Learnt

Race season is well and truly upon us. I had a reasonably good race last weekend.…

Tip 50 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

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

Tip 49 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

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

Tip 48 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

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

Tip 47 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

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

Tip 46 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

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

Tip 45 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

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

Tip 44 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

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

Tip 43 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

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