Category Archives: Advice

Key Swim Training Sessions for Triathlon

Last week Steven was invited to represent long-term sponsors of EverydayTraining, BlueSeventy, at H2 Events free evening of talks on all things swim -related at the new Giant concept store in St Pauls, London.

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Thoughts on Motivation

A couple of weeks ago my attention was drawn to an article by Andy Bruce (ACB Coaching) with the title “The Best 30 Day Challenges For Runners” I’d just completed my own 30 Runs in 30 days challenge, which in … Continue reading

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Recovery Tips

With another camp behind us and Steven struck down with the usual post-camp cold, it seems like an appropriate time to write a little about the importance of RECOVERY in the training cycle. Whilst one cannot refute that hard work … Continue reading

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Ironman: Race week preparations

Although every race I travel to is a unique experience in terms of the location, degree of access to the courses and other training facilities and nature of my accommodation, there are a few features of my race week preparations … Continue reading

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Countdown to Your First Triathlon

I was recently asked by Camillia from ActiveInstinct (who sponsor The Skecthers-ActiveInstinct Performance  Team that I race for) for some advice for her impending first ever triathlon, the Virgin London Triathlon. The race is in two weeks time and so, … Continue reading

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How to Improve (Survive!) Your Triathlon Swim

I was recently asked to write a short piece for SportSister.com on the subject of “How to Improve your Triathlon Swim”. The scope of this piece was race-day execution, rather than training,  and is primarily aimed at less experienced triathletes…but … Continue reading

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Lord Lordy’s Triathlete Europe Articles

Readers of Triathlete Europe magazine will be familiar with the sight of this columnist – EverydayTraining coach, Steven “Lordy” Lord. Each month’s edition gives the back page over to Steven’s rather unique but view of the (triathlon) world, ensuring that … Continue reading

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Mental Skills For Triathletes

Here are the slides from the presentation that I gave for Somerset RC Tri club last night. I’m sorry that I did not record the soundtrack….maybe I will get around to recording a voice over, if feedback suggests this will be worthwhile

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Training Camp Survival Guide

Until 2008 a “training camp” for Steven and I was nothing more than booking a week’s holiday and heading somewhere inexpensive and warm with our bikes – a precious 6 days dedicated to getting as much swim, biking and running … Continue reading

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Race Day Tools – Anchoring

 I have recently been doing some work with a clinical hypnotherapist. She calls herself “clinical” so as not to be confused with the hypnotherapists of the entertainment world, making subjects believe that they’re chickens at the snap of their fingers…but … Continue reading

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