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Is a flip turn worth learning?

Doing a tumble turn at the end of each length looks and feels cool! It’s not really a necessary skill for triathletes and open water swimmers who usually race in open water without even a wall to push off. And with 3 sports to train for taking time to learn how to tumble turn probably isn’t high up the priority list.

Are you afraid of commitment?

I chatted to professional BMX and mountain bike racer Nathan Parsons on the podcast a few weeks ago. I asked him what triathletes could learn from BMX riding and for his top training tips for triathletes. He said “commit”. Commit to the race, commit to the ride!

Back to Swimming – Handy Guide

It’s been several months since we could swim and it can be a bit daunting getting back into the pool (indoors or outdoors) for your first swim. Click below to read this handy Post Lockdown Back to Swimming Guide. Back to swimming – Handy...

Cotswold 113 Race Review

Cotswold 113 is a middle distance triathlon race that takes place twice a year. It was previously in June and August but for 2021 will be June and July.

10 Tips for a 3hr Turbo

If the weather is bad and you can’t get outside for your long ride you might have to get on the turbo instead. The thought of 3hrs on the turbo used to bring me out in a cold sweat.  But I’ve learned to cope with it a bit better so here are my 10 top tips of how to...