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Human Race Triathlon Advanced

   

Triathlon Advanced

On this page you will find a range of advice and tips from our partners and experts to help give you that extra edge on event day. We hope by digesting the content here you will be both physically and mentally prepared for your challenge ahead. If you are looking for your next challenge then check out our recommended events! Take your time to read through the content and if you have any specific questions you can always visit our FAQ page or contact us on Facebook or Twitter.

Events Recommended for Advanced Triathletes

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Windsor Triathlon - 25th Anniversary Sunday 14th June 2015 Windsor, Berkshire Read more
Lidl BananaMan Triathlon Saturday 11th July 2015 Dorney Lake, Berkshire Read more
Shock Absorber WomenOnly Triathlon Sunday 12th July 2015 Dorney Lake, Berkshire Read more
Diamond Tri & Scootathlon Date TBC in 2015 Dorney Lake, Berkshire Read more
HSBC Triathlon, Duathlon & Scootathlon Date TBC in 2015 Dorney Lake, Berkshire Read more
Tri St Lucia Date TBC in 2015 St. Lucia, West Indies Read more

Training

Winter Training Tips by Mark Threlfall
Winter Training Tips by Mark Threlfall

We’ve compiled the top 10 winter training tips from Zoot UK’s Professional Triathlete and Coach, Mark Threlfall.

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Sleep: An essential training technique
Sleep: An essential training technique

A regular sleep routine is a fundamental part of any training schedule, and one that should be respected as much as your CV workouts, strength training, stretching and nutrition regime. In fact, scrimp on your sleep and you run the risk that you won’t get the results you deserve from the effort...

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Advanced sample swim sessions designed by Karen Pickering for Human Race
Advanced sample swim sessions designed by Karen Pickering for Human Race

Technique Stroke technique is important especially when swimming long distances. The more efficient your stroke is the more energy you will have to complete a long distance swim. It’s also important to practice “sighting” if you will be swimming outdoors so that you swim the shortest route.

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Get the best out of your training
Get the best out of your training

Here at Human Race we want every one of our participants to be the best they can be and to support your event journey from enquiry through to completion and beyond. During this period it’s important that no matter what your goal we help to provide relevant training advice.

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Nutrition

PowerBar Q & A
PowerBar Q & A

1. What sort of products do I need for my event? You need adequate fluid and energy. Sports drinks which are based on a carbohydrate-electrolyte solution contribute to the maintenance of endurance performance and enhance the absorption of water during prolonged exercise. Carbohydrate rich foods...

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PowerBar Nutrition Guide
PowerBar Nutrition Guide

Getting to the finishing line faster needs successful training supported by the right nutrition In order to keep up the pace and achieve a strong finish the body must be supplied with the right amount of fluid and nutrients during an endurance competition. A balanced and healthy diet will give...

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Hydration

Hydration and Performance
Hydration and Performance

By Anita Bean BSc RNutr - Human Race Hydration Expert During exercise, staying hydrated is crucial for achieving peak performance. It may surprise you to know that about 75 per cent of the energy you put into exercise is converted into heat, and is then lost. This extra heat has to be dissipated...

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Equipment

Wiggle Triathlon Checklist
Wiggle Triathlon Checklist

Whether you’ve been training hard for an upcoming triathlon or you’re considering your first race, you’ll need to make sure you have all the equipment you need to perform at your best. Human Race partner, Wiggle, has put together this handy check list to make sure there are no surprises....

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Compression sportswear brand CEP announces the launch of its Night Run 2.0 range
Compression sportswear brand CEP announces the launch of its Night Run 2.0 range

With state-of-the-art production methods in Germany and medi compression technology based on decades of research, knowledge and experience in manufacturing compression sportswear, CEP has been going strong since its arrival in the UK in 2012.

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Lighter, Faster, Cooler - The triathlon shoes for you
Lighter, Faster, Cooler - The triathlon shoes for you

Our triathlon shoe partner is Zoot who specialise in making top quality triathlon specific shoes. But what makes Zoot shoes so good? They are built on three crucial elements: being lighter, faster and cooler...

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Top tips of what to look for when choosing a triathlon bike
Top tips of what to look for when choosing a triathlon bike

Team Carbon Bikes expert Darren Bancroft shares his top tips of what to look for when choosing a triathlon bike When purchasing a bike for triathlon you can easily spend more money than you think. If you are just starting out in triathlon, then any bike will do so long as it has wheels and...

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Our Wetsuit Partner blueseventy answers some common wetsuit questions
Our Wetsuit Partner blueseventy answers some common wetsuit questions

Here are some answers to the most common questions about wetsuits from our wetsuit partner blueseventy! WHY WEAR A TRIATHLON WETSUIT Triathlon wetsuits are made for the express purpose of surface swimming. They were originally introduced to maintain warmth when swimming in cold open water and...

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Garmin Swim
Garmin Swim

Garmin Swim Stop counting laps — let Garmin Swim™ do the maths. Garmin’s new swimming watch logs your distance, pace, stroke count and stroke type and includes free online analysis, storage and sharing at Garmin Connect™. Garmin Swim also has advanced features for timed sets and logging drills,...

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Garmin Edge 510
Garmin Edge 510

Garmin Edge 510 Train smarter and share every detail – all from the road. The new Edge® 510 is a compact, touchscreen GPS bike computer that tracks advanced performance metrics and offers connected features (1) through your smartphone. Compatible with heart rate (2), speed/cadence (2) and power...

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Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Garmin Forerunner 910XT

Garmin Forerunner 910XT In the triathlon, knowledge is everything. Knowing your strengths. Knowing your weaknesses. Knowing the environment. Knowing everything that could help you achieve peak performance. That’s why on land or in water, the world leading Garmin Forerunner 910xt sports watch...

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Panel of Experts

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Karen Pickering Karen Pickering is ambassador for the Open Water Swim Series. With 13 Commonwealth medals, an MBE and her own swim coaching school... Read more
Jeff Archer Jeff Archer is Managing Director of The Tonic Corporate Wellness, a business dedicated to helping professionals and organisations... Read more
John Lunt "I did my first triathlon in 1984. The following year I raced at five more events and it went from there. Ater racing in the Nice... Read more
Emma Wight-Boycott Emma Wight-Boycott MSc mBANT is a Registered Nutritional Therapist with a passion for simplifying the science. With 17 years... Read more
Stephen Roche "While it is a very hard and sometimes very cruel profession, my love for the bike remains as strong now as it was in the days when... Read more
Anita Bean "During exercise, staying hydrated is crucial for achieving peak performance. It may surprise you to know that about 75 per cent of... Read more
John Brame "I started RG Active with another triathlete, Dermott Hayes, over 5 years ago. It was originally something both Dermott and myself... Read more
Martin Yelling Martin Yelling (PhD) has a background in endurance coaching and performance. A former international runner, elite multisport athlete... Read more
Simon Griffiths Simon Griffiths is the founder and editor of H2Open, the world’s first dedicated open water swimming magazine. A keen swimmer and... Read more
Kerry Bircher Kerry is an enthusiastic and inspiring Personal Trainer and British Cycling coach. These attributes and qualifications enable her to... Read more
Rhian Stephenson Rhian’s unique approach blends modern day scientific knowledge with natural medicine and nutrition to give her clients outstanding... Read more
Victoria Pendleton "Cycling has been my passion since I was a child. Through the Cycletta Series I want to inspire women to join me and cycle; as a... Read more
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