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10 Tips for a Better Marathon

by Shem Leong,  1. Taper – A well structured taper is essential to run a good one on race day. It gives your legs a chance to fully rest and “soak up” the many kilometres that have been put into them in training. It is NOT an excuse to do nothing and “Carbo- Load”- Please! There...
Posted On Jan 25 2019
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Strength Training: Benefits for Endurance Athletes

By Alun Woodward, Online Triathlon Coach,  The topic of strength training in endurance sports is always a controversial one, with some coaches avoiding it at all costs and others praising it as the key to success.  Coach Alun “Woody” Woodward explains why and how...
Posted On Jan 18 2019
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The 7 Unwritten Rules Of Triathlon

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Posted On Jan 16 2019
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10 Things Race Organizers Want to Tell You but Could Not

When it is time to register for race events, this information would come in very handy. If all of us are aware or vigilant of all the laws, rules and regulations that govern our daily lives, whether it be in school, work, at home, or in general, the community we live in, then we...
Posted On Jan 16 2019
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ITU: Winter Triathlon season gets ready to kick off

by Olalla Cernuda/ITU Media With snow covering most of the mountain ranges in the Northern Hemisphere, it is time to focus on the mountain-lovers favourite triathlon discipline: winter triathlon. The first stop of the 2019 winter calendar is the Chinese town of Zhangjiakou, the...
Posted On Jan 15 2019
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Riveros, Ascenco Win Ironman 70.3 Pucon

Image by Ironman Media With the first race of the 2019 season, Barbara Riveros (CHL) has won her fifth consecutive Ironman 70.3 Pucon in her home country, winning in 4:30:07.  Brazil’s Santiago Ascenso claimed the victory in the men’s elite category with a winning...
Posted On Jan 14 2019
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Starting the Season Right: Integrating Strength in Triathlon

By Alun Woodward,  online coach,  Many of you will have recently been enjoying an end of season break, be it a total rest from any endurance training or just a period of time with some unstructured training sessions. As we head towards the start of the season its a good time to...
Posted On Jan 11 2019
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12 Weeks to Your First Triathlon

There are many ways to combine three sports and train for a triathlon. Whether this is your first race or you have already a few seasons under your belt, here’s a simple approach that will ensure you’re ship shape in twelve weeks, without resorting to expensive tools and leaving...
Posted On Jan 10 2019