Category Archives: Training

Special mid-long distance training camp at Trisports Lanzarote

With special guest and champion athlete coach Heleen bij de Vaate

Tri-Sports’ in-house coach Daren Elliott (aka “Dazza”) brings you this coached camp, designed for those training for middle to long distance triathlon. The perfect week for you to ´up your game´ – or even if you are moving up from middle to long distance!

European IRONMAN Champion Corinne Abraham and Drummond Clinic host triathlon seminar

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Do you train really hard but feel like you’re just missing the ‘edge’? Are you battling a recurrent niggle that just won’t go away, no matter what you do?

This is unfortunately an all too familiar scenario for many athletes, who often focus too much on training load and intensity, and in turn neglect the very basics of how their own body actually works.

With this in mind, the expert team at Berkshire’s Drummond Clinic ( are excited to launch ‘Prevent, Prepare, Perform’ – a full-day triathlon seminar featuring special guest, European IRONMAN Champion 2014 and Drummond Clinic Ambassador, Corinne Abraham.

How To Improve Your Descending on the Bike

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We reckon that one of the best parts of cycling is being in total control and descending smoothly and quickly – safely too, of course.

However, descending might not feel like the easiest thing to get into, so we’ve put together our top tips for improving your descending. Check out this latest training video from the Global Cycling Network. 

Swim Smooth: Bill Kirby Swimming Technique Visualization

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Olympic Gold Medallist from the Sydney 2000 Men’s 4 x 200m f/s team, Bill Kirby, demonstrating excellent form in the water. Watch it before you go for your next swim and try to imagine yourself like Bill, swimming smooth! Bill’s swimming technique (freestyle) is one of the best in the world. Great visualization for triathlon swimming.

Does a beard make you a faster cyclist?

Have you ever wondered whether a beard makes you faster or is slowing you down?

Let science answer that question, as the team at Specialized have put their new wind-tunnel to good use to answer the question on everyones hairy lips.

Bray Lake and Heron Lake set to open their doors

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Two of the country’s premier open water swimming venues are set to open their doors to the public once again this Saturday 26th April 2014. Both Bray Lake and Heron Lake, situated in the Thames Valley region will herald in the new open water swimming season and warmer weathers by opening to the public for open sessions, coached training swims and much more.

Train with Cat Morrison at Trisports Lanzarote

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Just a few spaces remain on a very special training camp hosted at Trisports Lanzarote and delivered by the Ironman champion Cat Morrison and BTF Level 3 coach Daz Elliot.  The camp takes runs from the 3rd-10th April.

Tri-Sports’ in-house coach Daren Elliot (aka “Dazza”) and Catriona Morrison team up to bring you this coached camp, designed for those training for middle distance triathlon. The perfect week for you to ´up your game´ at middle distance – or even if you are moving up to middle distance – learn the ropes from one of the best middle distance athletes in the sport!

Triathletes put through their paces by Surrey Human Performance Institute

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Following the recent launch of the triathlon facility, the Surrey Human Performance Institute welcomed a number of well-known triathletes and triathlon experts to take part in a series of testing programmes, including a cycling lactate test, a running lactate test and a body composition test.

Those that took part included Vanessa Raw, GB Professional Triathlete and member of the British Olympic Triathlon Academy Squad, the hugely experienced Mark Kleanthous, who has completed over 450 triathlons and 36 Ironmans, and Boo Alder, GB Age Grouper and albeit not quite the same level of performer, your own dear Editor, Richard Campbell.

Check out the video and a bit about this super new facility that is available for all triathletes of any level.