the national long-distance triathlon championships, and decided to take three months unpaid leave from work so that I could train full-time. I ended up finishing tenth. I had a terrible race, and was exhausted from beginning to end. I had overdone my training
small bowl of porridge and half a bananaTime Trial or RaceCalories: 400Time before: About two hours Strategy: Triathletes often take in too many calories from the wrong places before a race. A little fibre is OK, but too much can slow you down. Aim
potential in time for your races.For most of us, summer is a reminder of why we took up triathlons in the first place. Coach Dan Bullock (www.swimfortri.com) says, "It's just great to be outside. When the time comes to get away from the chlorine and straight
.Out and back Running away from a point for a set distance, and returning faster.Time Trial An exact distance raced against the clock to help find out how fast and well-paced you really swim.
your head and not bringing the lower eye above the water.Out and back Running away from a point for a set distance, and returning faster.Time Trial An exact distance raced against the clock to help find out how fast and well-paced you really swim.
of 'me-time' to focus on the race ahead. I also warm up with a swim - it's important to be ready for the fast start."Hollie Avil, European and World Junior Triathlon Champion and Corus Elite Ambassador"I tackle the warm up in reverse order by going from
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