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If you are training for a triathlon, these articles will help you find the triathlon training program you need. Triathlon training is no piece of cake, so read up… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.

Ageing and Performance

Muscle power and strength

Sleep deprivation

Sleep your way to better performance

Sports Drinks

When sports drinks don’t work

Caffeine: old friend, new findings!

Andrew Hamilton explains new research about training and competing with caffeine supplements

Maximising the Anabolic Response to Training

Nick Tiller presents six evidence-driven but seldom practised methods by which athletes can promote the anabolic process to maximise training adaptation, promote recovery and improve athletic performance.

Fatmax: fat fact or fat fiction?

The loss of excess fat isn’t just aesthetic – it almost always produces enhanced performance

Warming up: the latest research into stretching

There’s increasing evidence that stretching before exercise doesn’t improve performance or reduce injury risk

Triathlon race hazards

The hazards facing triathletes and how they can be prevented

Triathlon training: why swimming, cycling and running is not enough

Triathlon may be the ultimate test of cardiovascular endurance, but triathletes who neglect musculoskeletal strength and flexibility will never fulfil their true potential

Overcoming muscle fatigue and sports psychology barriers when competing in a triathlon

Overcoming muscle fatigue and sports psychology barriers when competing in a triathlon

Triathlon Nutritional Information

Why Triathletes Don't Need Extra Sodium

Supplements: Glucosamine

Does glucosamine really work?

High sodium drinks

High Sodium Drinks: Sodium, plasma and performance

how to train triathlon

How To Train For A Triathlon : Your complete strength and conditioning programme

triathlon swim

Triathlon Swim: Swim slower for faster triathlon times

Triathlon Swimming Techniques

Triathlon swimming techniques - Drafting for triathlon swimmers

Triathlon: Cycling Training

Why triathletes need to worry about their cycling cadence.

Pentathlon: an interview with sports star Steph Cook

Steph Cook: the rower who became a shooter, fencer, swimmer, horse rider, runner and gold medalist

Triathletes: drinking too much during a race can cause hyponatremia

Triathletes should drink less during competition

Triathlon training: how to improve the cycling to running change during competition

To boost your overall performance in a triathlon, you should focus on the crucial bike-run transition

Ironman Triathlon

Ironman triathlon: how to determine the optimum intensity

athletes diet

Athletes Diet: The triathletes who ate nearly twice as much, yet gained no weight, and improved their performance times by 8 per cent.

Cross Training: A Triathlon Training Schedule

It can stop you getting injured and, who knows, might even help you to win

Cross training

Cross Training: Triathletes are right to combine cycling and running in the same training session

Triathlon Clothing: the benefits of wearing a wetsuit

Triathletes - why a wetsuit will improve your swimming leg

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