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  • Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training…

    Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training…

    28th November 2018

    Written by Andy Blow for our Sister company, triradar.com Hydration is a hot topic every summer, when the warmer weather leads to increases in sweat rates which can make it tough to stay hydrated. However, because we train indoors more when it gets…

  • 2019 ENTRIES OPEN

    2019 ENTRIES OPEN

    28th September 2018

    Have you got what it takes to take on the mountain? Join us on Saturday 14th September 2019 and become a Braveheart. ENTER HERE

  • Hill Climbing Made Easy

    Hill Climbing Made Easy

    24th July 2018

    It’s something we’ve all asked ourselves at the foot of yet another seemingly endless climb – should we sit or should we stand-up? And yet surprisingly few people know the answer. You’ll have noticed that some riders prefer to keep…

  • 3 KEY BIKE SESSIONS FOR THE HILLS OF THE HIGHLANDS

    3 KEY BIKE SESSIONS FOR THE HILLS OF THE HIGHLANDS

    10th July 2018

    The Ben Nevis Triathlon bike route takes in some solid climbs on good roads. Here are three British Cycling training sessions which will give you the confidence to tackle the climbs and distance. For all sets do a warm up…

  • THE IMPORTANCE OF THE 30-MINUTE TRAINING WINDOW

    THE IMPORTANCE OF THE 30-MINUTE TRAINING WINDOW

    9th June 2018

    Science in Sport performance nutritionist, Ted Munson, shares the science behind your post training protein When in training for a triathlon, it’s essential to get your nutrition right in the 30-minutes after exercise, so you can feel the benefits in…

  • Road Bike Hire in Fort William for £40

    Road Bike Hire in Fort William for £40

    12th March 2018

    Road Bike Hire Do you want to take on the Ben Nevis Braveheart but not the hassle of transporting your bike to Fort William? Not a problem! You can hire a quality road bike from Off Beat Bikes based in Fort…

  • Why the Braveheart is the must-do event for 2018

    Why the Braveheart is the must-do event for 2018

    8th March 2018

    The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon has firmly established itself as one of the UK’s must do multisport events. Last year the 150 competitors were greeted with blue skies and glassy calm water as the weather gods looked down with approval.…

  • Race Report – David Caldwell

    Race Report – David Caldwell

    4th December 2017

    The Ben Nevis Braveheart Extreme Triathlon, what an iconic event. With over 150 entrants, it’s got that small club feel, but an epic undertone. Briefing full of banter (Scottish word for witty good natured mutual slander). Very friendly atmosphere. All…