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Join Wednesday's Racing Strategy Webchat

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Get race ready by putting your posers to pro triathlete Mark Threlfall

Head to our forum this Wednesday (July 25) for a live webchat with pro triathlete Mark Threlfall from 1-2pm.  Mark, 23, has represented GB in duathlon, triathlon and cross triathlon. He discovered his passion for the sport in his teens and joined the British Triathlon World Class Performance Squad. Whilst at ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Daionic Pro Nutrition Shake

By James Fricker on in Triathlon

Daionic Pro Nutrition Shake, £1.99 (330ml) Daionic have created a readymade protein shake with a whopping 36g of protein per serving - it claims to pack the most protein of any sports nutrition drink on the market. It’s main aims are to refuel and promote recovery to aid muscle growth. I didn’t ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Natural Hero Hot Ginger Muscle Rub

By Cedric Lassonde on in Triathlon

Natural Hero Hot Ginger Muscle Rub, £9.95 (100ml) Cedric says: Triathlon tends to attract people who find it hard to sit still. If that sounds familiar, next time your tired muscles complain that they need some TLC, reach for Natural Hero’s Hot Ginger Muscle Rub. Its blend of premium grade ginger ... 

First Triathlon - the Dos and Don'ts

By Graham Taylor on in Triathlon
Discover the lessons learnt as one novice makes his race debut

We’re always trying to encourage our colleagues over on sister magazine Runner’s World to take up triathlon. So when senior designer Graham Taylor expressed a desire to tackle his first triathlon recently, we encouraged him to face his open water fears, borrow a bike and make his triathlon debut. He ... 

Sign up for our Summer Training Newsletters

By Alison Hamlett on in Triathlon
Spring into this summer's triathlon season with our expert training advice

The sun’s finally out, which means it’s time to turn up the heat on your triathlon training. To guarantee you taste race success this summer, we’ve put together a series of training newsletters that combine to create an essential guide to the sport of triathlon. Whether you’re tackling your first triathlon ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Lake TX212

By Cedric Lassonde on in Triathlon

Lake TX212 Cycling Shoes (£89.99) Cedric says: These are the new entry-level triathlon shoe from the respected Dutch company who specialise in natural leather cycling shoes. Though they are designed for triathletes, they will please regular cyclists too, especially when comfort is a priority. The large Velcro strap means these shoes are ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Chrissie Wellington, A Life Without Limits

By Julia Sobik on in Triathlon

Chrissie Wellington, A Life Without Limits (£18.99) Julia says: Before reading this book I expected it simply to cover the training life and perseverance it took for Chrissie to become the incredible sports woman that she is. How wrong I was. Yes, the book covers the hours, blood, sweat and tears Chrissie ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Fujifilm FinePix XP150

By James Fricker on in Triathlon

Fujifilm FinePix XP150 (£219) James says: Looking for something to take to your next race that can be thrown in your kit bag along with your wet suit? This is one gadget that should be on your kit list. The very impressive Fujifilm XP150 is a waterproof, shockproof, freeze-proof and dust-proof ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: ZICO Mango

By Izzy Clark on in Triathlon

ZICO Mango Coconut Water Review (£2.49) Izzy says: Coconut water is not just this summer’s celebrity diet fad – it’s naturally packed with essential electrolytes and potassium, making it a great alternative to sugar, caffeine and preservative-loaded sports recovery drinks. It helps you hydrate faster than water and is perfect straight from ... 

Join our Webchat with Sports Nutritionist Lynn Clay

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Get the answers to all your nutrition posers in our live Maxifuel webchat

Head to our forum next Wednesday (June 6) for a live webchat with Maxifuel’s sports nutritionist Lynn Clay from 1-2pm.   Lynn Clay is a sports scientist, nutrition consultant and freelance journalist with eight years experience in the nutrition industry. She’s a former AAA gold medallist runner and a keen cyclist, ... 

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