Swim for Tri / Endless Pool / swimfortri / swim drills

Swim Tech Video: stroke rate

Top swim coach, Dan Bullock, from Swim for Tri brings us more swimming technique advice. This time the topic is stroke rate in front crawl triathlon swimming.

Swim for Tri / Endless Pool / swimfortri / swim drills

Swim Tech Video: clenched fist drill

Swim for Tri’s Dan Bullock introduces a drill which involves removing capacity in one area to improve your overall swim stroke. That might sound counter-intuitive you’ll be amazed at the results!

Mike Trees - run 10km in less than 40 minutes

How to break 40min for 10km

Running 10km within 40 minutes is an achievable but often elusive goal. Mike Trees, former Ironman, provides a training plan to achieve that goal.

Swim for Tri / Endless Pool / swimfortri / swim drills

Swim Tech Video: head for the swimming pool

With the open water racing and training season now well and truly over, Swim for Tri’s Dan Bullock has some thoughts, ideas, suggestions, and a video to help get you back to the swimming pool and off to the right start in your Autumn/Winter training.

Mass turbo trainer session

Steve Trew on turbo training – part 3

This time Steve Trew presents a complete seven stage turbo plan. Which may seem odd, given that the season is just starting, but remember — not everyone has their main race for months yet, some of the big long distance races are in the Autumn! Turbos are not just for Winter training…

Mass turbo trainer session

Steve Trew on turbo training – part 1

Steve Trew, as well as being our official link with triathlon’s Golden Years, is also a fine coach and we asked him to dust off some of his notes about turbo trainers and useful sessions. Prepare to suffer because, on a turbo, there’s no place to hide…

Mass turbo trainer session

Steve Trew on turbo training – part 2

After Steve Trew’s fairly gentle introduction to turbo training sessions in part 1, we’re going to step up the level a bit with four key workouts which you can use at any point in a training programme when you’re not able to get out on the road but need to do some quality training.

Performance Running

Performance Running: no two ways

James Beckinsale aims to clarify the science from the myths, and put forward his approach to performance running, where he suggests “there’s only one true way to run for performance.”

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.

Mike Trees

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.

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.