Swimming

  • 7 open water swimming tips for beginners

    7 open water swimming tips for beginners

    30th August 2016 1 Comment

    Making the transition from swimming in a pool to swimming in open water is not easy, but it is something that any would-be triathlete will need to work on… The team at Zoggs have put together the following tips to…

  • Six Top Tips for Sticking to New Year’s Swimming Resolutions

    Six Top Tips for Sticking to New Year’s Swimming Resolutions

    18th January 2016

    Don’t give up yet – The team at Zoggs have provided six top tips for sticking to New Year’s swimming resolutions 1. Be Realistic Why are you making a swimming resolution? What do you want to achieve? Getting fitter is a popular reason…

  • Braveheart training plan 3

    Braveheart training plan 3

    25th September 2015

    Here’s your training plan for the next four weeks. It’s gradually progressing from the previous plans in terms of volume but look to fit your training around you life rather than vice-versa as much as possible. Doing so is far more…

  • Ask the experts: how to deal with swim-induced ear infections

    Ask the experts: how to deal with swim-induced ear infections

    19th August 2015

    Our experts are on hand to tackle your training, nutrition and injury questions… Q: I’m a keen swimmer and have recently begun to train in open water, with a view to competing in some open-water events later this year. However, over the last couple…

  • Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 3

    Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 3

    10th August 2015

    So you’ve signed up for (or are going too) this epic challenge as sponsored by this magazine, with its run up and down Britain’s highest mountain. You may be worried about how to prepare and what you’ll encounter, well fear not as we continue…

  • Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 2

    Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 2

    17th July 2015

    Sean McFarlane takes us through the second part of the Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan… So you’ve signed up for (or are going to) this epic challenge as sponsored by this magazine, with its run up and down Britain’s highest mountain.…

  • Tri power: Helen Jenkins’ top 5 exercises

    Tri power: Helen Jenkins’ top 5 exercises

    17th July 2015

    Helen Jenkins reveals her top five exercises designed to help cyclists, runners and triathletes build strength, dodge injury and upgrade their performance. Helen Jenkins knows that strength and conditioning (S&C) drills are a crucial component of any athlete’s training regime. The 2008 and 2011 ITU world triathlon champion, appreciates that…

  • Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 1

    Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 1

    18th June 2015

    So, you’re keen on doing an epic challenge this year. And you fancy a late season race in an iconic venue? But you’re worried that the Braveheart Triathlon (as sponsored by this magazine), with its run up and down Britain’s highest mountain is a…