Review: Garmin HRM-TRI

The Garmin HRM-TRI is a waterproof, ANT+, chest strap specifically designed for recording HR for the top-end…

Review – FINIS TEMPO TRAINER PRO

The FINIS TEMPO TRAINER PRO is a waterproof metronome for swim cadence/stroke-rate training that you put inside…

News: TomTom Runner 2 (Spark) Running Watch

TomTom have updated their running/triathlon watches – the cardio and non-cardio versions adding a music option…

Using the Concept2 Rowing Machine in Swimming Training

Reblogged from Swimming World Magazine. Lots of other great stuff on that site. You are encouraged…

Top smartphone apps for sports, triathlon, running, cycling, and activity- League Table

Here is a first attempt at a chart for top SPORTS and ACTIVITY tracking apps. It’s based…

Sweet Victory at world’s biggest triathlon – AJ Bell London Triathlon

So I said to my team, “If we just make that breakaway work and leave Stuart…

* NEW * Garmin 920XT :: 2015 Model black grey gray silver

Along with today’s announcement of a 2x new Garmin HRMs for water usage (HRM-SWIM HRM-TRI) and the…

New GARMIN HRMs for TRI and SWIM : HRM-TRI, HRM-SWIM

Two new Garmin HRMs are announced July 2015 along with a new black/grey 920XT. Look closely…

Review: Zone3 Bouyancy Shorts : ROKA Sim Pro : Bluesevently Core Short go Head-to-head

What are buoyancy/core shorts? Essentially they are a cut-down wetsuit to ‘shorts/jammers’ size. Why core shorts?…

New pool swim training strategy with curranz

I decided to move up a lane on Wednesday night’s swim session. When the going gets…

Garmin + Wahoo Fitness HR Open Water & Race Solution (Heart Rate Monitor)

The open water season is most definitely upon us. Hopefully you’ve already managed a few swims…

SWIMMO – move over Garmin in the water

How about an affordable swim watch? How about one that does accurate optical heart rate How…

Should I train today? How to decide? using Firstbeat + Sporttracks + BIOFORCEHRV Garmin 920XT

This morning, when faced with the decision of “Should I train? or not” I have several…

Garmin 920XT Pool Sessions, Drills and Intervals

The 920XT is a step forwards from the 910 when it comes to pool usage. It…

Have you improved in 2014?

If you train 3 times a week, each week, and sweat then I’m pretty sure that…

Brownlee vs. Jenson Button : Swim + Bike triathlon

Vaguely interesting 3 minute video from the GSK lab Jenson doesn’t beat Mr Brownlee…sorry for the…

triathlon Threshold testing for Sept’s hever castle triathlon – the gauntlet

My usual 5k requires little adherence to my lactate threshold heart rate (LTHR). That’s probably a…

Busy Tri Training Day Today

Swim Run and Bike….wrong order; wrong to do all 3 on the same day (probably).  …

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…

BTF Logo – needs updating ?

Is it my imagination or is the BTF logo a bit wrong? See below and my…

Top 10 Open Water Swimming Tips – Karen Pickering

I was swimming recently in a cold lake and got chatting to someone who, like me,…

5k: Some thoughts on the benefits of swimming to 5k

Here’s my own personal take on whether or not swimming will help your efforts to a…

Sport England: Strange Interpretation? Or is it me?

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

The joys of swimming

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

Hyde Park Triathlon

Well this is it. Hyde Park 2013. This is the culmination of my training for well…

5k run Tri PB

Well I have to confess I don’t know what is going on. I did a lake…

Swimming Gadgets for the new triathlete

The great thing with adding new sports to your repertoire is that you get to buy…

Monday Swim

good luck in Texas – nice swim-photo

Open Water Swimming Today at Shepperton

Managed a couple of laps of Shepperton Lake today. Great venue for Open Water Swimming in…

The H2Open National Open Water Swimming Ranking Series

The H2Open National Open Water Swimming Ranking Series is back! Following positive feedback from last year’s…

How do You Calculate TRIMP When Swimming

SIMS Swimming Pool (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I’ve written about this before. I went to check my…

My Triathlon Campaign Starts Today!

Finally I took the kids to the pool today. At the moment they can swim better…