people so you motivate each other. Do a road or cross-country race and use the treadmills together at your local gym. Join a tri club and use the sessions and advice on offer." - Tim Don "Tell yourself that training in the miserable winter makes you a
The season is coming to an end, so you'd be forgiven for looking forward to a bit of a rest. But not yet. There is still time left to go that extra mile and squeeze in some fantastic results to keep you inspired and motivated throughout winter
more you'll enjoy relaxing by the pool if you've just done 40 laps in it. If your hotel pool is on the small side, don't worry: Mark Kleanthous, an elite member of the Great Britain Triathlon Team, suggests using a swimming cord that you attach
hours; and the weekends are cold, damp and miserable. Your first triathlon of the year may be months away. All things considered, staying in bed with a mug of hot chocolate has much more appeal than a bone-numbing bike ride. After all, missing one little
Go easy more oftenThe physiological adaptations that increase your speed happen during recovery, not training. Leg-searing rides and runs put your body under great physical stress. To cope with that kind of pressure your body strengthens itself by building more muscle fibres and ...
, injury. Be assured, you are not alone.World-class triathlete Richard Stannard (10 times the fastest swimmer in the London Triathlon) was gearing up for a great 2009 season when, at the end of May, he was hit by a car while training on his bike
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