Today I managed to increase my FTP by an unprecedented 9W without intending to, and found myself in the top 4% of times on one of Zwift’s most popular segments, but how did I manage it? I thought my days of such improvements were behind me, where did this form come from? As some of … Continue reading When the Kickr Kicks Back
Image copyright AMC The products that promise to make you faster in triathlon are literally endless, every trade show or press release that comes my way promises free speed for a price. Whether this is in the form of miracle nutrition supplements, super aero bike components, advanced cycle clothing or running specific underwear, they all … Continue reading Where is the Best Place to Invest in Triathlon?
Race nutrition is tricky to get right, here we look at top tips for avoiding common problems on race day
Helping you choose the right tyres for fast, puncture free riding
An introduction to Training Peaks for new users. From uploading and analysing workouts to monitoring your fitness and peaking for race day.
A guide to help you decide whether that second hand bike is a bargain or a moneypit
As road cyclists/triathletes we generally pride ourselves on being hard. Riding up a mountain for 90 minutes? No problem. Dropping down a hill at 50MPH? Hold my beer. 12 hours straight with no break? Walk in the park. However there comes a time when cycling is simply not very sensible and has a high margin … Continue reading Should You Ride in Extreme Conditions?
If you are looking at buying a new bike ahead of next season and have been visiting some bike shops in search of your new steed, you will have noticed that many bikes come in disc and non disc brake versions. Disc brakes use two brake pads to pinch a disc rotor that is affixed … Continue reading Should you run disc brakes?
A lot of people dislike lane swimming, and I can’t say I blame them, it’s a necessary evil to share the same piece of water with others pounding up and down the lane, which can be frustrating for all involved as fast swimmers get held up and slower swimmers feel mobbed. If you've been swimming … Continue reading How to Avoid Lane Rage
There are a multitude of swimming venues, ranging from council run pools to the open sea, which environment is right for triathletes to train in? Let’s look at the options. Local Authority Pool These are found all around the western world, normally run by the local council, they provide accessible swimming for all. Their … Continue reading Swim Training Options