Winter Swimming Technique

Swimming in the colder months may not be the most enjoyable, but the winter is a very important time for making improvements to your swimming performance. During race season it is often difficult to focus on improving your technique stroke while you’re also working on building endurance, which is why the off season is prefectContinue reading “Winter Swimming Technique”

Tips for Open Water Swimming

When speaking to those new to triathlon, a common concern for many is the swim element, especially any events with an open water swim.  Moving from the comfort of an indoor swimming pool to the unknown of a lake, river or sea swim, can be quite daunting for any newbie. In a pool you haveContinue reading “Tips for Open Water Swimming”

What is a Foam Roller & why should you do it

Foam Rollers available on Amazon Most triathletes will have at least heard of the foam roller, or encountered it in a gym. But many are still unsure of how to use them correctly. A foam roller can add huge benefits to an individual’s training, especially around recovery and range of muscle movement.  Often training thatContinue reading “What is a Foam Roller & why should you do it”

Ironman Wales Spectators Guide

Ironman Wales is nearly upon us and this is a good opportunity to share our experiences of the event, both as a spectator and as an athlete, so those supporting get the most out of their weekend. Here is a snap shot of a typical spectator’s race day (which mostly consists of eating and drinking,Continue reading “Ironman Wales Spectators Guide”