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  • From Runner to Triathlete: my 10 rules to get me to Ben Nevis

    From Runner to Triathlete: my 10 rules to get me to Ben Nevis

    18th July 2016

    I’m beginning to like this triathlon game and to think of myself as a triathlete. After years of knocking out marathons and doing the miles, I started to feel a bit stale and experienced a two year-lull: tiredness increased, speed decreased.…

  • MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY SESSIONS: WEEK 10

    MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY SESSIONS: WEEK 10

    13th July 2016

    10 weeks to go (11/7/16) The countdown continues and there are 10 weeks to go. Here are more key training sessions to help get you round, or be competitive, from official race coach Mark Klenathous. *Swim for a total that adds up to…

  • From Runner To Triathlete: Tri Basics

    From Runner To Triathlete: Tri Basics

    5th July 2016

    As you make the transition from runner to triathlete, you have to learn to let go of your running, develop new skills and become very good at multi-tasking! But master the sport and you’ll reap fitness rewards, have a fantastic…

  • From Runner to Triathlete: Autumn marathon & Braveheart

    From Runner to Triathlete: Autumn marathon & Braveheart

    5th July 2016

    Autumn marathon training and Braveheart training are the perfect combination. Fiona Bugler who’s hoping to complete Braveheart and the Beachy Head marathon explains why. THE BRAVEHEART BONUS FOR YOUR AUTUMN MARATHON Injury prevention: With zero impact, cycling and swimming will…

  • SEAN MCFARLANE TALKS TO ENTRANT DOUGIE VIPOND!

    SEAN MCFARLANE TALKS TO ENTRANT DOUGIE VIPOND!

    4th July 2016

    In our latest series of short videos Sean McFarlane talks to entrant, TV presenter and Deacon Blue’s Dougie Vipond on how to prepare, how to compete, how to enjoy a great outdoor challenge and how he is feeling with less…

  • MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY TRAINING SESSIONS: WEEK 11

    MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY TRAINING SESSIONS: WEEK 11

    3rd July 2016

    11 weeks to go (4/7/16) Here’s some more key training sessions to help get you round, or be competitive, from coach Mark Klenathous. Like last week: *Swim for a total that adds up to one to two hours including at least one…

  • MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY TRAINING SESSIONS WEEK 12

    MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY TRAINING SESSIONS WEEK 12

    27th June 2016

    12 weeks to go (27/6/16) With 12 weeks to go we will providing you with some key training sessions to help get you round, or be competitive, from official race coach Mark Klenathous. This week’s training:  *Swim for a total…

  • From Runner To Triathlete: Swim Training

    From Runner To Triathlete: Swim Training

    24th June 2016

    A swimmer as a child Fiona Bugler felt confident in the fast lane as a recreational swim fitness fanatic but running put paid to that. Fiona met world class triathlete coach, Mark Klenathous, for a swim set The session: 30 minutes,…

  • Sean McFarlane talks to entrant Dougie Vipond!

    Sean McFarlane talks to entrant Dougie Vipond!

    23rd June 2016

    Braveheart Triathlon 2016 – 3 months to go! In our latest video Sean McFarlane talks to entrant, TV presenter and Deacon Blue’s Dougie Vipond on how to prepare, how to compete, how to enjoy a great outdoor challenge and how he…

  • From Runner To Triathlete: A week of firsts

    From Runner To Triathlete: A week of firsts

    20th June 2016

    This week was a week has been a week of firsts. It was also a week where I needed to cram in some training as today I’ve had an operation (and general anaesthetic) to remove a benign Lipoma. I had it…