We want you

The Kingfisher Aquathlon and Clash of the Tritons Aquathlon are both open for registration. Get in quick before they fill up so that you can compete for the club in the London League. These events will be great practise for your ‘A’ races (the races you are really aiming to do well in). They’ll also … Continued

The Time-Crunched Triathlete

I recently read ‘The Time-Crunched Triathlete’ by Chris Carmichael. Chris Carmichael (CM) is a former professional cyclist and was Lance Armstrong’s personal coach during his seven years as Tour de France champion. The aim of the book is to guide self-coached athletes with limited time to ‘race winning’ fitness in a maximum of 8 hours … Continued

Listen to your body

In a recent study, looking at the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by triathletes competing in an Ironman triathlon, a massive 59.9% of athletes reported comsuming NSAIDs in the previous three months. 25.5% consumed NSAIDs the day before the race, 17.9% immediately before the race and 47.4% during the race. The reasons for taking … Continued