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Done in an hour: running

The third in our series of “Done in an hour” articles, James Beckinsale gives us three running sessions specifically targeting skills and technique, technique and aerobic capacity and finally lactate tolerance and strength.

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Done in an hour: cycling

Conventional wisdom has it that cycle training means long sessions in the saddle but, for the time constrained among us, James Beckinsale has three sessions to offer which can all be ‘Done in an Hour’.

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Swim Tech Video: torpedo drill

Dan Bullock, Head Coach at Swim for Tri takes us out of the water this week to look at someone else swimming the Torpedo Drill. Watch, learn and then go do it yourself! This is an excellent drill as it allows swimmers to focus on their full body rotation and kick without having to worry about the timing and execution of the pull and recovery phase of the arms.

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Done in an hour: swimming

James Beckinsale looks at three swim sessions that are designed to improve your technique, your race preparation and your open water swimming. All of these can be fitted into that magic hour as long as you focus on the task in hand.

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Basic turbo trainer sessions

Just buying a turbo trainer won’t improve your bike training! Like going to a pool swim session without a plan, it a training aid that needs some structure to get the best out of – so here are a few simple but effective ones to start you off.