standard or Olympic distance triathlon. Write your goals somewhere visible, keep them in mind and use them to guide your race preparation.Many coaches advise having three goals. The first should be a goal you are certain you can achieve. The second should
, perfect for triathlon - you can use it in the pool as well as during rainy or particularly sweaty training sessions." Andrea Whitcombe, former Commonwealth Games and Olympic athlete "It would have to be a power meter that measures wattage on the bike. I
provides the support for short and long rides. I also raced two Olympic-distance tris on the Arrowhead, and found it more comfortable than any tri saddle I've used." - Emily Furia Weight: 145gInfo: www.madison.co.uk Fi'zi:k Arione CX Kium, £114.99"The CX
on hanging onto your pace. Just relax, and youll finish strong, says Jeff Galloway, former Olympic marathon runner and coach.40. Commit If you dont, you might as well just go home, says Budd Coates, elite veteran runner and fitness director at Rodale.
Nerurkar and Paul Evans (all Olympic 10km finalists who followed up with great autumn marathons) have shown, it is possible to switch to 10km in the summer by changing the emphasis of the interval work to shorter and faster sessions while maintaining
for 8:30 pace, and the first mile was bang on. This set the tone. The miles ticked by and the crowds got deeper. It really has to be experienced to be believed – I felt like I was in the Olympics! I was on target for 3:45 throughout, and from Mile 15 I
forward to working with Liz. I was thrilled when I found out she'd be my mentor, and we've already chatted about running as a parent. I haven't really had anyone to talk to about running before, so it's absolutely diamond to have an Olympic athlete
it and suffer from the sturm und drang of uncertainty. If someone gave you 500 quid, what would you spend it on?. – Johnny Blaze 500 Lottery tickets? That Olympic stadium won't build itself you know and "it could be you" (not likely). – Son of Pronator Man A
've also parachuted into a field of sheep which was quite funny - I landed while screaming "Move sheep, move!"- NykieJoin the thread ATHLETE ALLEGIANCEJon Brown (an elite GB marathon runner, fourth in the last two Olympics) has switched allegiance to Canada
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