for sleep. Therefore we are predisposed to perform less efficiently early in the morning, at the time of lower body temperature. And we tend to perform better later in the day - swimming. biking and running place heavy demands on the cardiovascular
You ache, right? Your arms feel as if they're made of jelly and your belief in the existence of your legs is based solely on the fact that you can stand up and move around, gingerly. Every time you complete a triathlon, the aches and pains
- not what you want a few days before a triathlon. You can adapt to your new time zone by taking a few precautions before, during and after you travel. Before you leaveGet up and go to bed earlier several days before travelling east (flying
should be especially careful: lead poisoning can cause miscarriage and a host of fetal problems.Your action plan: Lead can seep into water that's been sitting stagnant in pipes, "so run your tap for two minutes to flush it out", says Dr James M Symons
enough rest time, I stupidly tried to throw a 1/2 marathon run in the middle of that ( plus the usual aerobix, body attack ...all high impact ) I started to feel tightening up the back of my left leg that pinched into my bum at mile 9 but as I was out
Following on from the success of our running specific TRX session with UK master trainer Elizabeth Banks, we asked if we could go back and do a similar thing but with triathletes in mind and thankfully she said yes. With the triathlon season very
; the parasympathetic is concerned with resting and digestion. In triathlon terms, sympathetic is hammering down the road; parasympathetic is taking a break at a rest stop. Chronic stress throws them off-kilter, so you spend too much time in ramped-up mode, which can
to drying out, which can be uncomfortable for cycling and running." Whatever your triathlon vision, kit yourself out with the right eyewear both in and out of the water and you'll maximise your performance at the same time as maintaining your eye health.
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