Swimming

  • 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…

  • 7 steps to breathe like a freediver

    7 steps to breathe like a freediver

    30th January 2015

    Freedivers swim extraordinary distances and depths on one lungful of air, using techniques that could benefit any runner or rider. We caught up with superstar of the deep Hanli Prinsloo to find out more… 1. Become aware of your breathing,…

  • Training diary: triathlon novice

    Training diary: triathlon novice

    30th January 2015

    As a breaststroke-swimming, non-runner with a shopping bike, Catherine Jevans seems an unlikely triathlete. Yet through a series of unrelated events she’s found herself enrolled for a first triathlon. Meet the triathlon novice… Catherine Jevans, 46 – works for a wine…