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
2012 was a special year for sport in Britain and without a doubt a monumental year for the sport of triathlon with Yorkshire’s Brownlee Brothers inspiring many people to try a triathlon for the first time. Although many people associate the sport
Weight training for triathlon is a complicated subject. Some triathletes think it is unnecessary while others are in favour of hitting the gym, but may not know exactly what and how much to do in the weights room. Then there is strength training
1. Chain CheckerAs cassettes have gone from eight speeds to nine, 10 and 11, chains and cogsets have become increasingly expensive. So improperly judging wear on these parts carries painful financial consequences.With the likes of Park Tool's CC-2 (£24.99, madison.co.uk), you can...
The Brownlee brothers stirred the nation when they won gold and bronze medals in the triathlon at the home Olympics this summer. If you fancy moving into multi-discipline but feel a little nervous about where to start, we asked our friendly Twitter
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mouthfuls of mucky water when the swim leg of your triathlon takes place in a reservoir for drinking water.Athletes took advantage of the good weather conditions to make quick work of the two-lap 1.5K swim. The bike course was a scenic 40K trek through
debt that you cannot afford to go on holiday for years to come.Travel insurance is essential when you are going away to either train or race, and because you are a triathlete, regular policies are unlikely to cover you. The reason? Amazingly, triathlon
Distance: 750m/ 20K/ 5KWhere: Karnes, Argyll, ScotlandWhen: July 3First man: Graham Leitch 59:13First woman: Kerry Macphee 1:10:12Last finisher: 2:04:29No of finishers: 117This new sprint-distance event is bound to become a season favourite. With the west Scotland coastline provi...
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
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