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Triathlon: From Olympic to Ironman

  Typically seen as one of the most gruelling single-day sporting events in modern day endurance sport, Ironman® triathlons are growing immensely in popularity with athletes from all over the world, and of all physical abilities taking part. Consisting of three-phases like all triathlons, the Ironman® distances of a 3.9km (2.4 mile) swim, followed by … continue reading »

Fueling for your Tri

Its important to think about fueling your body well in advance of race day. Here are some guidelines explaining the best way to use the Mountain Fuel system before, during and following a triathlon… The day before race day: Sip an Xtreme Energy – this ensures that the body’s glycogen stores, vitamins and minerals remain … continue reading »

Get more out of your legs

Callum Hughes, a British Triathlon Level 2 Coach has given some pointers to get the most out of your legs when transitioning between the cycle and run during a triathlon… As it’s coming to the end of the triathlon season and the last races are to be seen out, why not try out a different … continue reading »

Callum Hughes

Triathlon X – World’s Toughest Iron Man

So the day was nearly upon me and one of my bucket list races was imminent, the Triathlon X which includes a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike with 3700m of ascent around the infamous Fred Whitton bike route and a meagre Mountain marathon up Scafell Pike, Englands tallest peak. It all started with a … continue reading »