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Essential guide to open-water swimming

By on in Triathlon
Endurance swimmer and adventurer Adam Walker shares his knowledge on how to get started with open-water swimming.

Adam Walker is the first and only Briton to complete the Oceans Seven Challenge - swimming seven of the world's toughest ocean routes unaided. After surviving freezing water temperatures, being stung by a deadly Portuguese man o' war and fending off great white sharks, Adam knows a thing or two ... 

GB's Rachel Joyce second in 2015 Kona Ironman World Championships

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Triathlon
Three British athletes make the top 10 at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii.

More than 2,300 athletes descended on Kailua-Kona in Hawaii on Saturday 10th October for the 37th annual Ironman World Championships.  Competitors from 62 countries tackled the notoriously challenging 2.4-mile ocean swim, 112-mile cycle ride and 26.2-mile marathon in incredibly humid conditions, with temperatures topping 49ºC. Out of the huge number of competitors, GB's ... 

Saddle fit for women

By Sam Murphy on in Triathlon
Sam Murphy went to Cyclefit to discover how finding the right saddle can make all the difference to performance

I love cycling, but too long in the saddle and it’s a pain in the arse, quite literally. At first, I was assured by long time riders that I’d soon ‘get used to it’ but soreness, numbness and chafing of the nether regions have continued to be a bugbear, despite ... 

Bike Review: Canyon Speedmax CF 9.0 LTD

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon Gear
Canyon's top-end triathlon specific TT bike ticks all the boxes

In this day and age of refined build processes, informed design, material manipulation and everything else that goes into the making of a bike, it’s quite easy to be blasé about a £6.5k bike and just assume that it’s going to be excellent, especially when Canyon already has a version ... 

Garmin introduce underwater heart rate monitors

By on
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 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 your ... 

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 .

Men's highlights Women's highlights Continue reading

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

By on in Triathlon
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 ... 

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