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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 ...  ... 

Shaven legs proven to improve performance

By Alex Hutchinson on in Training
A closer look at the purported benefits of leg-shaving.

Last month I blogged about a surprise result from wind tunnel testing, which claimed that cyclists can save on the order of 15 watts – equivalent to over a minute on a 40-km time trial – simply by shaving their legs. One of the mysteries surrounding that result was that previous testing ... 

2015 Windsor Triathlon

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The 25th anniversary edition announces plans for 2015.

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Windsor Triathlon on the 14th June 2015, event organisers Human Race have planned something special to celebrate the occasion. They have invited every single male and female elite winner from the history of the race to return to and participate in the 2015 ... 

Age related decline and endurance sport

By Alex Hutchinson on in Training
A study measured power and efficiency in masters cyclists.

How does physical performance change as we get older? And how much of that is due to changing activity/training patterns, rather than age itself? These are tricky questions to answer, but masters athletes – that growing cohort of people who buck the societal trend and keep hammering as they get ... 

Race Report: Triathlon Pink UK 3rd August 2014, Basildon

By Jane Shackleton on in Triathlon

Triathlon Pink is antipodean in origin, having had roaring success over the pond in Australia since 2006 and this summer it made its way to the UK for the first time. The events were held at five locations in the UK; Crystal Palace, Bath, Sunderland, Leeds and Basildon. There were ...  ... 

SCOTT Sports announce new TT & triahtlon bike - plasma5

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon Gear
Designed "to be faster with the rider than without", is the new plasma5 that fast?

Seen decked out in a very fetching camo paint job at the IM European Championship, Sebastian Kienle's bike got almost as much attention as the speeding German and now SCOTT have announced it's a brand new bike for the TT and triathlon market. Named the plasma5, SCOTT have based the their ... 

British Triathlon announce partnership with Whole Earth Foods

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Peanut butter brand Whole Earth Foods to fuel British Triathletes.

British Triathlon have signed a three year deal that will see Whole Earth support British triathletes in their quest to be fuelled to achieve their personal triathlon challenge Known for its high fibre and protein content and fuelling properties, peanut butter has often been used by athletes as a source of energy and ... 

2014 PruHealth World Triathlon - video highlights

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Highlights from the 2014 PruHealth World Triathlon in London

Some video highlights from the men's and women's 2014 PruHealth World Triathlon in London. Gwen Jorgensen was unstoppable in the women's event as she took her fifth career World Triathlon Series win, whilst in the men's event it was the Spaniard Mario Mola who took the top spot with his ... 

London gears up for the PruHealth World Triathlon

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The 31st of May sees the world's elite triathletes return to London for the PruHealth World Triathlon

London is getting ready to welcome some of the world’s best triathletes, including GB's Brownlee brothers and Helen Jenkins, at the PruHealth World Triathlon London on 31 May. The provisional start list for the race includes Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee taking on the current world number one and ITU World Champion, ... 

Ironman 70.3 Berlin cancelled

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July race cancelled following failure to find a bike course in the city

Ironman 70.3 Berlin, which was due to take place on 13 July, has been cancelled.The Ironman Europe, Middle East & Africa team issued a statement confirming the cancellation of the race after organisers said 'the city of Berlin refused' all of its bike course options. Ironman Europe said ...  Continue ... 

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