It's training day and you've planned a 10K after work; that means you need a decent lunch to keep you going. Scanning the various options at your local café you opt for a large plate of carbohydrate-packed pasta, no added cheese. The perfect meal, you might think, but not so, acc...
. "Duathlons can be a good gauge of performance, and they can replace 'threshold' workouts with something more interesting" says PhysFarm Coach Dr Philip Skiba.Duathlon, which has national, European and world championship races, is governed by British Triathlon
probably should because the unfortunate truth is that triathlon can have a negative impact on the environment. You probably love being outdoors and like to see nature at its best, if for no other reason than a healthy environment makes for an enjoyable race
, schedules and exciting developments. The Olympic Triathlon event will be held in Hyde Park on Saturday 4th August and Monday 6th August. There are three price categories: £20, £40 and £60.With a strong field of British triathletes, qualification for 2012
Congratulations to Donald Smith of Bangor, County Down, who has won our competition for a race place at this year’s Ironman Lanzarote on May 19.Thanks to our friends at Sports Tours International – and, in his words, “an understanding wife” – Donald
Once upon a time long-distance triathlon was seen as something of a grail, holy or unholy, depending on how you felt about a 140-mile race. It was the preserve of the experienced, the specialists and, maybe, the slightly unhinged. Not any more
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
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 ...
Q. I want to practise my nutrition for race day but my trainer says I should wait until a few weeks before the race so I get the maximum benefit - is he right?A. It's imperative that you experiment during training to find out what will work best
and bike to run. We asked some of triathlon's leading elites, coaches and mentors for their tips to ensure speedy transitions.1. Get in the habitStart learning how to save precious seconds in the weeks and months leading up to your race. By setting aside
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