Training Articles

 

Tri-Rivington Membership 2018 – 19

There are two membership options to choose from - Option 1 is a monthly one with discounts and Option 2 is an annual one without the discounts and may suit those who are unable to sign up to the eight week swimming coaching block. Once you have chosen your membership...

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Having An Unfair Advantage

On Friday, 1st June after two miles of easy running with a friend I suddenly blanked out and collapsed. No shortness of breath or chest pains just a blank and once I awoke within a minute I was fully conscious with no pain or breathing difficulty. To cut a very long...

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Prepare, Prepare and Prepare

With only forty eight days to Ironman UK, it is now important to prepare and rehearse fully for the big day, so here are a few tips to help. Bike nutrition plan - Whenever you're out on the long rides rehearse your nutrition plan. The general rule is to consume...

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Random Thoughts on Training

Consistency is the secret of success - "Consistency maketh the athlete" - If you can't be consistent over a week then be consistent over a two week block. Remember, little and often is better than training erratically with one or two weeks on and one or two weeks off....

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PACING A TRIATHLON BIKE LEG WITH POWER

Warning – this article is quite long! However, it really is worth reading all the way through if you’re interested in power meter pacing for triathlon. This a simple summary. If you’re further interested in the subject, I’d highly recommend the book ‘Triathlon 2.0’ by...

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Power Meters

If you’re serious about improving your cycling – and you have a chunk of cash you don’t mind spending – a power meter is just about the best investment you can buy. Once the preserve of the professional athlete, competition in the market has reduced prices so that...

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FLU AND RECOVERY

Never having flu before I was completing taken by surprise at how severe it hit my whole body. After being in bed with no appetite for nine days and nights I finally began to feel much better. I lost eight pounds which was mostly muscle and I was told by numerous...

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