Blogs

  • Apple Watch: a comprehensive health and fitness companion

    Apple Watch: a comprehensive health and fitness companion

    10th March 2015

    Apple announce a release date for the Apple Watch as well as details on price and health and fitness specifications… April 24th is the date to keep in your diary for the official release of the Apple Watch. Apple Inc.…

  • 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…

  • Alistair Macleod

    Alistair Macleod

    29th January 2015

    Finished the Rat Race Coast to Coast, such a great event and didn’t come last! Target achieved!

  • How James Cracknell would survive an obstacle race

    How James Cracknell would survive an obstacle race

    29th January 2015

    Former Olympic rower James Cracknell reveals how he would survive and thrive in a muddy, challenging obstacle race.. I competed in the Tough Guy a few years back – and I guess the Marathon des Sables also counts (admittedly the…

  • Jon White

    Jon White

    29th January 2015

    At the finish line of his first marathon – the Glencoe Marathon – with a great finish time of 4 hours 40 minutes.

  • John Royale

    John Royale

    29th January 2015

    Me during the 52-mile run at the Brutal Double Iron Distance Triathlon… only another 22 miles to run/walk/crawl.

  • Gary Peet

    Gary Peet

    29th January 2015

    Me and Robin Hood at the finish line of the inaugural Red Bull Robin Hood orienteering challenge in Sherwood Pass, Nottinghamshire. I was exhausted but the Red Bull definitely helped the recovery!

  • Training diary: multi-day sportive ride

    Training diary: multi-day sportive ride

    28th January 2015

    Next June, Jack Sedgwick will be cycling across the Alps in a multi-day sportive, which is going to demand serious training. Trouble is, he needs to fit it in around a busy job and a baby son. Jack Sedgwick, 31…

  • Monty Halls: working out where you’re great

    Monty Halls: working out where you’re great

    28th January 2015

    There’s one thing you can do better than anyone else, and that’s be yourself. So listen to your body and work out where you’re great, says aspiring pole vaulter Monty Halls  A new year, so time to take stock. Time…