Training

  • Tips on kit that you should consider for race day…

    Tips on kit that you should consider for race day…

    8th August 2018

    It’s not long until this year’s race. We hope training is going is well but to help you on your way, here are some helpful tips on pieces of kit that you should consider for race day. Swim A wetsuit…

  • 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…

  • Taking on the Ben: The Run Section

    Taking on the Ben: The Run Section

    14th July 2018

    4 Facts you need to know On race day you will climb a total of 1341M (4,400ft) and descend the same amount. Check out the profile here. You will run a total of 19.91KM (12.3 miles). The first and last…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Open Water Swimming Tips

    Open Water Swimming Tips

    10th May 2017

    Sean McFarlane explains some easy ways of getting into open water swimming or ‘wild swimming’, and seeing progress quickly… Open water and wild swimming is one of the fastest growing activities in the UK and with good reason. Charging into…

  • 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…