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Tallington Lakes Triathlon

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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 ...  ... 

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

By News on in Triathlon
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 ... 

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