• Training guides
    Beginner's Triathlon training guide
    13 May 2019
    Rick Kiddle was one of the first ever triathletes in Britain. In this training guide, he provides a comprehensive training model for beginner level triathletes looking to get the most out of their training. Rick has twenty years of competition experience and twenty years of coaching knowledge. He is an established British Triathlon Federation...
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    The PowerBar Triathlon nutrition guide
    03 May 2019
    A targeted sports nutrition strategy helps you reach your full potential during a triathlon. There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ strategy but there are a few factors to bear in mind that can help all of us. We asked PowerBar Expert Corinne Reinhard for her top sports nutrition tips. Don't experiment with nutrition on the day of your...
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    Legal doping. How to make caffeine work for you
    23 Oct 2018
    Caffeine has a long history as a performance booster in sport and it has been researched extensively for its physiological and mental effects during exercise. But why? And how can you benefit from using it? HIGH5 give us the lowdown. Caffeine as a stimulant Caffeine acts as a stimulant for your central nervous system (your brain and spinal cord),...
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    Triathlon Tips: Open water swimming for beginners
    11 Mar 2016
    In this guide, we talk you through Top Tips for first time triathletes. From open water swimming advice, to transition tips and brick sessions. It is all here in this informative guide!
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    Triathlon training guide
    26 Jun 2015
    Why train for a triathlon? Triathlon is a demanding sport and if you are just starting out, preparation and training is what will ensure you have the most enjoyable experience. All triathletes need to have a solid swim, cycle and run training schedule. It doesn't matter if you're doing a sprint race or an Ironman race; a sound training...
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    Zone3 Performance: Guide to quick transitions
    24 Jun 2015
    Following months of training and preparation you have just exited the water into transition having achieved your best swim time to date. The last thing you want to do now is to give up a chunk of unnecessary time in transition by fumbling around and wrestling with your wetsuit. Transition are something that can be second nature and done extremely...