Christine Bertram

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Understanding Athletic Identity: 'Who am I?'

<i>Note from the editor: This piece from British Sport Psych Consultant Rebecca Symes is a very important post – for reasons that will become obvious as</i> …

• ‘Every characterisation is solely about doping,’ says Gatlin’s agent<br>• Gatlin finished second behind Usain Bolt in race built up as ‘good and evil’<p>Seconds out, round two. After Usain Bolt sent the hyperbole meter into overdrive by defeating Justin Gatlin, the USA athlete at the eye of the storm …

Justin Gatlin

Photograph: Robin Moore<p>The world at his feet: Javon Francis, who broke Usain Bolt’s 400m record at the 2014 Champs.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/19/1439988040695/e53a6724-dad2-4d7e-b4cf-8a7eadea664e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Robin Moore<p>The world at his feet: …

Bob Marley

How to Take Better Photos of Your Bike

Photographer Kim Horgan shares her expert tips for capturing Instagram magic<p>Photographer Kim Horgan is a master of that Instagram cycling staple, the bike-against-a-wall shot (#baaw). It’s an oversaturated and occasionally maligned genre—how interesting can the seven-millionth photo of a bike …

Your Mind on Raceday

20 Great Triathlon Spectator Signs

It's a Trick!<p>1 of 21<p>If you think this sign is funny, you're best off keeping it to yourself.<p>Seen at IRONMAN Philippines Cebu.<p>(Photo: SwimBikeRun)<p>I …

Why do so few black children learn to swim?

Swimming is an essential life skill which more than half of black Britons don't possess. We need to ensure that everybody learns how to do it<p>When I was eight, in 1990, most of the kids in my new class at school knew how to swim. They would plunge to the depths of the water and resurface with …

There Are 2 Types Of Happy, And This Is How You Choose Between Them

The meaning of life is to be happy.<p>At least that's what the Dalai Lama, Aristotle and many other experts of philosophy said.<p>It’s hard to argue …

10 Top Protein Sources

Build muscle and recover from rides quicker with these healthy foods<p>When it comes to ride fuel, some cyclists focus on the all-important carb and let protein fall by the wayside. Don’t fall into that trap. Protein is just as important. In fact, it can help stave off muscle loss as you age and helps …

New Zealand woman completes record-breaking swim to Golden Gate Bridge

New Zealand’s Kim Chambers has become the the first woman to swim the 30-mile stretch from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge in a feat conquering one of the world’s most dangerous crossings.<p>Chambers, 38, dove into the cold water late on Friday and passed under the San Francisco …

San Francisco

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Plyometrics Drills for Runners

Plyometrics for Distance Runners [Video]<p>I’m often asked about the benefits of plyometric drills for runners. While most of us will probably be …

10 Signs You are a Masters Swimmer

<b>Courtesy of Kirsten Read. Featured Image: Matt Biondi, 11-time Olympic medalist, now a U.S. Masters swimmer.</b><p>Maybe you had hung up your suit and …

Hung Up

Top 5 Jedi Mind Tricks for Triathlon Motivation

Are you ready to learn ways to instantly motivate yourself when you're feeling too tired to workout, unsure about whether to sign-up for an event, or …

Motivation

Interview: Plus Sized Athlete Krista Henderson on Focusing on Fitness Not Weight Loss - Total Women's Cycling

<b>Krista Henderson is a plus sized athlete – she’s been competing in triathlon since 2004, when she changed her focus from weight loss, to</b> …

Fitness

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Beginner's guide: how to set your saddle height on a road bike

Changing your saddle height is one of the simplest adjustments you can make to your bike, but one which arguably brings the most benefits.<p>Finding …

Team Sky

Boy with cerebral palsy tosses aside his walker to finish the triathlon

Just before 8-year-old Bailey Matthews completed a triathlon, the little boy with cerebral palsy abandoned his walker to cross the finish …

Palsy