Just imagine a world without aerodynamics - there would be no flight, cars would be square and humans would fall over in a gust of wind. Formula One races would take days. That got us thinking. Racing cars have evolved to optimise speed in every
strategies for coping with race day nerves - and the pressure of being the 2012 Olympic triathlon favourite.Do you have a strategy going into the Olympic qualification races?I'd like it to be a hard swim, hard bike, hard run - but I've got to prepared
Q) What tips would you offer to runners wanting to move into triathlons?A) It’s good to link up with a triathlon club if you’re starting from nowhere, then you’ve got a few swim and bike sessions to go to and you'll get used to training with people
Q. I'm training for my first triathlon. Will I be quicker if I wear trainers for the cycling and running (so I don't have to change shoes) or if I wear cycling tri shoes (which I haven't used before), then change into my trainers?A. If you wear
: Chessington, SurreyWhy: An undulating lap-based race that welcomes runners of all levels. A friendly, well-organised road race.For more races, from fun runs and 5Ks through to ultras and triathlons, see our events calendar.
with my coach Michelle Dillon and her squad of triathletes since the start of January. We’ve all come to Sydney for the first race in the ITU World triathlon Series. Unfortunately I couldn’t race because I’m recovering from a couple of stress fractures
One of the great dangers of spending so much time on triathlon is that there may come a point when you are not improving any more and that one season feels much like the other. Even though there are three sports involved it's a good idea
, with some lazy boating included, rather than one of the toughest middle-distance triathlons in the country.The 1.9K swim in the beautiful but bitterly cold Ullswater Lake was shortened owing to strong winds, bringing swimmers into the safety of a sheltered
or try a local bike shop. Just make sure you have the time to sort out the problem; do not leave it until just before the race.Think about the time and money you invest when you travel a long distance for a triathlon: entry fees, travel costs
1. Always carry appropriate recovery snacks and drinks with you. Being prepared is an essential part of your training.2. Start eating and drinking immediately after exercise if you are training again within eight hours.3. Take 1-1.2g of carbohydrate per kilogramme of body weight ...
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