Category Archives: Advice

Predicting Performance

 No matter your sport, goals, starting level of fitness, tolerance for training or training approach, as an athlete or a coach when creating a training plan the aim is to try and improve performance through a process of applying and … Continue reading

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Aero Bars

Most people start out in triathlon by just adding some clip on aero bars to their road bike. This is what I did and had some success in my first year. The clip ons tend to be pretty clunky (though … Continue reading

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You Snooze, You Loose? Not So !

When looking to make a real “go” of a world age -group championships title, my first step was to take more time off work- and do more training. Redundancy offered me an easy choice at the beginning of 2009 and … Continue reading

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Getting Aero

Recently I’ve had discussions with athletes about getting aero. Specifically Road vs TT bike, aero tubing vs none and aero bar set up. Much of this will be of use to anyone setting up their bike for racing Triathlon for … Continue reading

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Nutrition For Ironman Training And Improving Body Composition

This title should really be split into two separate topics as they are quite distinct objectives, but most endurance athletes are so obsessed with their weight that the boundaries get pretty blurred. Firstly, note that here I use the term … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions

Following on from sending Santa a list of wants we’re now in the season of self improvement and the setting of New Years Resolutions. There’s that posh management consultant talk of SMART goals but really all we’re looking for are … Continue reading

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How To Use Your Wallet To Go Faster

Well, it’s the time of year when you’ll be writing out your little lists for santa and hoping that he’s feeling generous in his assessment of your behaviour over the last 12 months…. So, a good time to post some … Continue reading

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