Tag: Triathlon

Fitness, Triathlon Training

Measuring and tracking my Triathlon fitness

Understanding how my fitness is improving is, I feel, critical to my preparation for the Ironman undertaking. There are a variety of tests involving pull-ups, planks and push-ups, which measure muscular strength, but those should come as a result of the triathlon training, so I’m not going to consider those. However, short of putting myself …

Triathlon Training

Gearing up for a structured triathlon plan – from cyclocross to triathlon

How on earth do you prepare for a 70 mile triathlon when you’ve never done a half marathon or any open water swimming? In terms of structured training I’m going to base my training around the ‘time poor’ TriRadar training plan. I think that I’ll actually have more time available than they suggest, but given …

Triathlon News

So you want to be an Ironman? The 2016 challenge!

For some reason, over the past few weeks, as thoughts move to Christmas festivities, there’s been talk of everyone committing to a challenge during 2016 at a New Year party. Ian, one of my good friends in Malmesbury, has had an Ironman in the back of his mind for some time now and, as I …