Articles

  • 5 Tips to Strengthen Your Hill Running

    5 Tips to Strengthen Your Hill Running

    20th July 2017

    Runner, adventurer and triathlete Sean McFarlane gives his advice to those looking to improve their hill training… [1] Core Yes, we’ve all heard it before. But you do really need to strengthen your core if you want to master hill…

  • DON’T JUST SWIM IN CIRCLES

    DON’T JUST SWIM IN CIRCLES

    13th June 2017

    Without the structure of a 25m pool or tri coach, it’s easy for your stroke to stagnate. Follow these three drills via triradar.com, from Berkshire Tri Club Coach, Ian Lee-Emery, to keep your open-water training focused. If there is a…

  • Liam Perks’ Race Report

    Liam Perks’ Race Report

    25th March 2017

    8 weeks before the race, I decided to do the Braveheart extreme triathlon, after being injured all season and well what a race that is… It lives up to its name for sure. 7 weeks of hard training thanks to…

  • 2016 Winner Chris Stirling’s Race Report

    2016 Winner Chris Stirling’s Race Report

    21st September 2016

    I love the idea of a race that starts in the sea or lake at the bottom of a mountain and visits the summit, I don’t know why but it inspires me, I always feel a real connection with the…

  • Rosie’s 2016 Braveheart Race Report

    Rosie’s 2016 Braveheart Race Report

    19th September 2016

    Rosie Baxendine’s journey to the Braveheart started just two weeks before the 2016 event. Here’s the story of how she overcame a serious pelvis injury to compete in the race...

  • Smile for the cameras

    Smile for the cameras

    15th September 2016

    Dougie Vipond, drummer with Scottish band Deacon Blue, and BBC TV Adventure Show presenter, has been preparing hard for the Braveheart Triathlon, and many of you will have been following his training diary in the Scottish Times. On the day…

  • Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: RACE WEEK

    Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: RACE WEEK

    12th September 2016

    Race Week We’re finally here! It’s race week. Make sure you eat well, get lots of sleep and stay hydrated. Get final bag packing and travel plans in place early in the week. This week it’s all easy and short…

  • Your essential Braveheart Kit Bag

    Your essential Braveheart Kit Bag

    12th September 2016

    We’re delighted to announce that Blue Seventy are offering Braveheart entrants a massive 30 per cent discount on their fantastic range of products. The code BH30 will be available from Thursday 15th September until 30th November. And Curranz are offering…

  • From runner to triathlete: a work in progress

    From runner to triathlete: a work in progress

    6th September 2016

    Runner, Fiona Bugler, recalls the highs and lows of her 15-week training block taking her from runner to triathlete The blue blob first appeared in my Strava Training Log week commencing 23rd May. And three weeks later week commencing June…