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Alistair Brownlee finishes fourth at Glasgow European Champs

<b>France’s Pierre Le Corre won his first ever European title this afternoon at Strathclyde Park, in Glasgow, with Spaniard Fernando Alarza claiming</b> …

Scotland

Alpe D’Huez video: all the race action from 2018

<b>With the dust barely settled on 2018’s Tour de France, it was triathlon’s turn to take on cycling’s most famous climb in early August at the Time</b> …

Road Cycling

What is compression wear, and how does it work?

What is sports compression wear?<p>Sports compression is designed to provide external compression to the body, often increasing in pressure towards the …

Muscle

Ryf posts fastest 70.3 time ever

With only two minutes’ gap between the professional men’s and women’s gunstarts, it wasn’t long before Ryf started overtaking the male field on the …

Triathlete

The ultimate race-prep swim session

Race preparation is very personalised, but good planning and preparation, not least for your swim, is essential for achieving a perfect race start. …

Swimming

The Ironman bike leg: how to stay focussed for 180km

<b>To stay 100% focused for 180.2km is very hard – whether that’s over four or seven hours. And everyone will have a different way of keeping their head</b> …

Triathlete dead after heroic dive in Thailand

Earlier today, Sgt. Saman Kunan, an ex- Thai Navy Seal, died while delivering oxygen to a soccer team trapped in a cave in northern Thailand.<p>With the …

9 open-water swim problems and how to put them right

<b>1. Swimming in circles</b><p>If you’re in a lake, on a calm day, and you can’t keep in a straight line then it can only be the result of a defective stroke. …

Swimming

Best clipless pedals for triathlon

3 of this year’s best clipless pedals, tested and rated by our expert reviewer<p>Posted: <br>by Rob Banino<p>Daily deals from top retailers<p>1 comment<p>We'd love …

Triathlons

How long should you leave between racing two Ironmans?

When planning two Ironman events allow 12-15 weeks to successfully complete the second one. There are four phases of training between each event. You …

Swimming

YES! These 7 Low-Carb Protein Powders Are Keto Approved — All on Amazon

If you're on the keto diet, which focuses on high-fat, low-carb, and moderate-protein foods to ultimately help burn fat, finding ideal supplement isn't always easy. We rounded up a list of the best protein powders that are low in carbs and high in fat. Whether you're looking for a whey protein …

Triathlon Training Plans for Sprint, Olympic and Half Iron Distances

Whether you’re a first-time triathlete or an endurance sports veteran, these plans from coach Steve Whittle will help you take your training to the …

5 Myths About Protein Intake for Endurance Athletes

Myth #3: Only Protein From Animals Is Complete<p>The protein that is found in a hunk of steak is made up of a chain of amino acids, 12 of which can be …

The Proper Way To Add Paddles To Your Swim Training

<i>Used correctly, swim paddles are a helpful tool for building strength and power.</i> <b></b><p>Paddles are designed to increase the swimmer’s hand surface area, …

Sub-1hr bike session: Dye hard!

<b>Want to blast the 40km bike leg like Cam Dye? Then follow his essential set for improving your surges in speed, passing power and lactate threshold.</b><p>I …

Racing weight: 4 tips for combining lean with power

The University of Zurich set out in 2009 to prove the obvious: that leaner and lighter triathletes perform better in races. They recruited 184 …

Weight Loss

Why you should go for a bike ride the day before your race

<b>Why should you go for a ride the day before a race? Let’s first answer that by explaining why you shouldn’t go for a swim or a run.</b><p>A swim can be okay …

Swimming

The benefits of running indoors

<b>Okay, we know that running on a treadmill can be pretty dull. But running indoors can actually greatly benefit your run performance and boost</b> …

Exercise

Ironman triathlon training: being coached vs self-coaching

<b>NICK DUNN<br>A personal trainer and head coach at Tri Camp</b><p>Hiring a coach will be great not only for your performance but also to help you monitor your …

Triathlons

What Happens When You Don’t Recover Properly?

<i>“Athletes get trapped in this idea that they need to be exhausted to improve.”</i><p>Under-recovery is a slippery slope that can lead to full-blown …

How to fuel the long bike ride

We all know that longer endurance sessions are about helping your heart adapt at a cellular level, as well ensuring that you’re able to maintain …

Nutrition

7 cyclocross skills that will benefit your everyday riding

Cyclocross bikes aren’t just for ’cross racing — they’re tough, versatile and great for winter training too. The challenging surfaces and obstacles …

The Liquid To Solid Ratio Of Calories During An Ironman

<i>Q: What’s the “ideal” mix of liquid to solid calories during an iron-distance race?</i><p><b>A:</b> With a plethora of drinks, bars, chews and real food options, …

Strength training for swimming: 6 key gym exercises

Improve your swim on dry land with these 6 gym exercises:<p>1. Straight arm pull-down<p><b>Muscles targeted:</b> Latissimi dorsis, posterior deltoids,<br>rhomboids, …

Workouts

Injury-Free Running - 10 common run injuries and how to treat them

Triathletes are particularly susceptible to five injuries: iliotibial band syndrome, runner’s knee, plantar fasciitis, shin splints and Achilles …

Best heart rate training zones for cycling

<b>Power meters are</b> on the rise but don’t neglect the humble heart rate monitor on the bike, as training at different heart rate zones can pay …

Cycling