Winter might seem like a lean time, but forget getting by on imported or tinned food - Britain's farmers are on hand with a bounty of nutrient-packed fruit and veg. Fill up on fuel for your winter training with the very best of British - and as well
work commitments so there is a tendency to be run-down most of the time, which means the rain, mud wind or snow can add to these stresses. Training outside is not worth an athlete being sick or injured during most of the winter."But doing battle
The arrival of winter, especially once the clocks go back on the last Sunday in October, can be bad news for runners. The rigorous training regime you established during the summer becomes a distant memory as the cold, wet weather dampens your
Sombrio Forensic gloves, £26These super-thin gloves are a great all-rounder and they're perfect for the transition from autumn to winter. They might be aimed at mountain-bike riders but they're great for triathletes, too. The tough, hardwearing
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How to get started "The winter months are for base training. When the weather is bad, just keep reminding yourself of this. It's always important to have goals to drive you through the tough times." - Michelle Dillon "Try to train with other
GETTY IMAGESKeeping warm and running strong through the winter is a case of doing – and wearing – the right thing at the right time. And it's not just the cold you'll need to contend with – winter running also means facing wind, rain and darker
and tights to jackets, and also cast our eye over accessories and high-visibility kit to keep you seen – and safe – on your winter runs. Testing CriteriaWeather-proofing Did it keep out the wind and rain? Weight What was the weight-to-weather-proofing ratio
The popular image of professional triathletes may be of young, hyper-fit, intensely focused super-beings who spend the winter training in a sun-drenched paradise at the expense of a sponsor with bottomless pockets.The mundane but oddly reassuring
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