Cycling Training

Complete Guide: Improve your cycling for short and long races with indoor training

In this article, we will explore the possibilities and benefits of indoor cycling training, which is a reality for many because of the convenience, security and lack of easily accessible locations in major cities for cycling workouts. Possibilities for indoor training and their characteristics Spinning: I had the opportunity to ride with the inventor of […]

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Marathon Running

Running Form: What Good & Bad Form Look Like (Plus How To Fix Yours)

As runners, we’re always talking about miles and minutes, but something that rarely comes up is running form. Specifically, what differentiates good running form from bad running form. It’s tricky because running is like any form of exercise—it’s something you can even do without doing it right. In other words, whether you’ve been a runner […]

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Marathon Running

How to smash your 5k PB

How do I train to run a faster 5k? Interval Training What is interval running? Interval running is running at a higher intensity for a short period of time followed by a recovery of lower intensity of running or walking. This sequence is repeated to create a session. Interval training allows you to work harder […]

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Self Endurance Swimming

THE RECOVERY PHASE – SWIM DRILLS FOR ENDURANCE

The recovery is the part of your stroke that starts when your hand exits the water and ends when your hand re-enters the water. During this phase, you should, well. Recover. That said, you should be relaxed from your shoulder all the way down to your fingertips. THE OFTEN FORGOTTEN PART OF YOUR STROKE Nothing […]

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Duathlon Marathon

TOP 7 DUATHLON TIPS

OUR TOP TIPS FOR DUATHLONS In the early months of the year the idea of plunging into an open body of water is sounds like a form of torture. Therefore it’s probably best to stay on dry land and focus on the other two legs of triathlon – running and cycling. Thankfully duathlons are the […]

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Duathlon Training

DUATHLON ADVICE AND TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

OK, so you have decided to embark on a new challenge, and you might think to yourself, “Where do I start my training?” So first things first: Duathlon is a time-consuming sport due to the two sport disciplines, so it is important to plan and use your training time effectively. It’s a good stepping stone […]

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Duathlon Training

How to Effectively Prepare for a Duathlon

Duathlons are challenging and require extensive training for opening a fast run, biking hard and then running again for finishing the race. Like other similar endurance sports, the secret of success lies in preparing effectively for the big event. A duathlon is different from a triathlon, even though both are often thought of as being […]

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Duathlon Training

Duathlon Transition Tips

Duathlon Transition Without proper planning, duathlon transitions can feel unnecessarily chaotic. Being well organised, prepared and practised can save you essential minutes and seconds off your final race time. No matter what level you’re currently you can be a master in Transition. Hone your skills with our Transition Tips. 1. Keep it Simple: The less stuff […]

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Duathlon Training

Advice And Tips For Duathlon Beginners

A duathlon can be a great introduction to multi-discipline racing, especially if you aren’t too keen on swimming, but that doesn’t make it an easy option. Duathlons are tough and the dynamic of a fast opening run, biking hard and running fast again to the finish will arguably add something more strenuous then perhaps Olympic […]

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Duathlon Training

5 Steps for a Faster Duathlon

Duathlon (run-bike-run) is another great endurance sport similar to triathlon but instead of the swim start you have to run for the first leg. Older beginners usually start with duathlon as their first multisport discipline.  Some may also argue that duathlons are harder on the body as it uses the same set of muscles in […]

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