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Garmin introduce underwater heart rate monitors

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22 July 2015 at 14:36
in Triathlon Gear
The Brand new HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim are the first heart rate monitors from Garmin designed for use underwater

Today, Garmin announce announced HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim, the company‚Äôs first underwater heart rate monitors. HRM-Swim is designed for the pool with a specially designed non-slip strap to keep the monitor in place. Workout data is then stored on the monitor (Garmin claim upto 20 hours worth), and it's then transfered to ... 

2015 Vitality ITU World Triathlon London - video highlights

By TW on
02 June 2015 at 12:38
in News
Highlights of the elite men's and women's races from the 2015 Vitality ITU World Triathlon in London .

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Alistair Brownlee wins gold at World Triathlon London

By Georgia Scarr on in News
Triathlete takes first place again after winning gold at London 2012.

British triathlete Alistair Brownlee took first place at the ITU World Triathlon in Hyde Park this Sunday (31st May), winning gold for the first time since his victory at the London 2012 Olympics. Despite being behind a number of competitors at the end of the swim, Brownlee took the lead during the ... 

Tallington Lakes Triathlon

By on in Events
A new triathlon is coming to South Lincolnshire this Summer

The inaugural Tallington Lakes Triathlon, organised by SBR Events, will be taking place near Stamford on Sunday 05 July 2015. An open water event, the event boasts that the "spring fed lake guarantees beautifully clear, warm water for first timers", so that can't be a bad thing. The bike loop takes ... 

Race day tips from a pro mechanic

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Tom is the team mechanic for Uplace-BMC. Here are his top race day tips...

Whilst on a training camp in Lanzarote with the Uplace-BMC team, we caught up with the man who quite literally keeps the wheels turning for the team, their mechanic Tom. Here are some race day tips for any aspiring long course triathletes out there -  OK, first thing, don’t change ANYTHING ... 

Interview: Corinne Abraham

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon
The Ironwoman tells us why she loves running so much, what she can't live without in a training camp and how strength training keeps her injury proof.

TW - Easy one to start with, what are your the top 5 things you must have to survive training camp? (Laughs) Right... ok number one... I bring a hand blender, the whizzer that you can make soups and smoothies with. I don't make soup at training camp! I use it to ... 

Interview: Dirk Bockel

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon
The Ironman champion chats injury, training and shares a few secrets.

TW - So you're currently injured, what happened? I injured my hip abductors during the run in Melbourne when I won the Asia-Pacific championship. I did some other races afterwards, but had the same inflammation in the same spot, I then raced one more time in the middle of the year ... 

Interview: Bob De Wolf Uplace - BMC team manager

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon
Heading straight to the top, we had a chat with team manager Bob De Wolf on what it takes to create a winning formula

Taking things back to the start, was the initial thinking behind setting up a triathlon team and what did you hope to achieve? It all started initially back in 2008 with our owners supporting an individual athlete, then a couple years later in 2010 a second athlete joined the team and ... 

Uplace - BMC Pro Triathlon Team Video

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon
A window into the lives of the most successful triathlon team as they train in Lanzarote

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Jenson Button vs the Brownlees

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Formula One driver and triathlete Jenson Button takes on the Brownlees

McLaren Mercedes driver and triathlon devotee Jenson Button recently took on one of the toughest challenges of his career – a head to head test with Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee.Button, who trains and regularly competes in triathlons to stay fit for F1, was put through his paces in the ...  ... 

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