minute) A measure of heart rate.Brick Training session combining two disciplines (e.g. cycling and running) used to simulate race experience and help your body adapt to switching sports quickly. BTF (British Triathlon Federation) The national
The sprint schedule training sessions in full:Swim | Bike | RunWeek 1Monday Day offTuesday Swim 1Wednesday Bike 4Thursday Run 1Friday Swim 4Saturday Bike 1Sunday Run 4Week 2Monday Day offTuesday Swim 1Wednesday Bike 4Thursday Run 1Friday Swim 4Saturday Bike 1Sunday Run 4Week 3Mon...
There’s no denying it: triathlon is the sport of the moment. Statistics show more than 100,000 Brits raced the triple last year, turning out at 400 different UK events. Single-sport athletes looking for their next fitness challenge, those fending
proper cycle shoes, but they will improve your speed. If you have not used them before they can seem tricky at first. If this is your first triathlon it is a good idea to get toe cages for your pedals and to cycle in trainers. This way you will be able
This section is adapted from the book, Triathlon Training in Four Hours a Week: From Beginner to Finish Line in Just Six Weeks, by Eric Harr1. Choose your starting position wisely. If the triathlon you've entered has a mass start (meaning all
Train smarterWhen the weather turns cold, wet and icy, training suddenly seems a lot less enjoyable, so you can grit your teeth and face whatever nature throws at you, or grind out the miles on the treadmill and the turbo trainer. Or you could be smart and do both.Elite triathlet...
to picking the perfect triathlon that suits your level of experience:Small races - forA pool swim is a great first step to build confidence before the open water.A relaxed atmosphere will help as you start to iron out kit and transition area organisation. All
offers in relation to your ability.Some clubs are better than others at breaking down perceptions, particularly in the way they market and organise their sessions. Many triathlon clubs put on beginner-specific sessions, or split groups to maintain even
to take note and act - novice waves have been introduced at many races around the country."Triathlon can be daunting for newcomers," says Darren Roberts, triathlete, coach and author of How Triathlon Ruined My Life (Upfront Publishing, £9.99).With
and topless cycling or running leads to instant disqualification, so wearing a suit is vital.Q. Should I use tri bars?A. If you are new to triathlon there is no point buying tri bars as they are not essential kit. However, if you are already a self
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