Naked runners

Running naked

Mike Trees, Tri247’s running guru, really isn’t suggesting that you all strip off and run around in your birthday suits! It’s more about stripping things back to their essentials – and that means ditching the technology and understanding how your body should feel.

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Beginner’s 10k run programme

Mike Trees looks at taking your 10k to a new level with this ground-up training programme for beginners, or anyone who wants to put a bit more structure into their existing training schedule.

Loretta Harrop

Inside the mind of a champion

Tri247 staffer, Annie Emmerson, talks to former elite athlete Loretta Harrop about the mental and physical challenges facing someone at the top of the sport

Mike Trees

Bricks can build better duathlons

Mike Trees takes his running sessions even more seriously when they are part of his training for a duathlon. If your racing involves run/bike/run sessions then, Mike suggests, your training sessions really need to incorporate them as well.

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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.

Mike Trees

Hop, sprint and sleep to go faster

Triathletes are renowned for over-training themselves so resident run guru, Mike Trees, turns his attention to making your running faster without having to fit in hours and hours of extra training.

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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.