To give some context, whilst I’m a keen cyclist as part of being a triathlete and triathlete coach, my experience in cycle ‘events’ is limited to sportives and some informal 10k time trials. So, when my local cycling club advertised a cycle hill climb, it was a completely new experience. In advance of the event,… Continue reading How about a hill climb for some ‘field’ top end tuning?
Go Tri The weekend started early Saturday morning with the final of a series of 6 Go Tri sessions. Our budding duathletes had individually set targets for each element of the carefully designed course to give them all something to aim for. Neither the damp and slightly chilly start nor the flood at the base… Continue reading What a weekend!
We are celebrating a year of Tri & Run evolving from Vicky to Vicky and Lynda. So, here’s a look back at some of the highlights of the last year. 2020 Our athletes are starting to get taste for some undulating runs, so we have at least one monthly adventure, often with some sort of… Continue reading Celebrating our first birthday
This week’s blog is written by Ben, one of our coached athletes. Last Sunday was the next eagerly anticipated Tri & Run meetup. These are always great fun, especially during the lockdown where it’s not been easy to catch up with people. Most of us were only running, but Lindsay went the extra mile (or… Continue reading Tri & Run & Bike!
Today’s blog is by Lindsay. Thanks, and well done on your race! The lockdown blues have ended, and it was time to get back to racing. I prepared just like the elite athlete Goldilocks, with my ‘just – right’ porridge breakfast, and then set off for Tatton leaving the 3 bears (husband and 2 teenage… Continue reading Back to racing
This week, Monday 12th April, marks the opening of indoor pools. You may have been, like so many, eagerly awaiting the return. The chances are, you will have been out of the water for 15 weeks, unless you’re a cold water open water/wild swimmer, but even then the cold weather will have been a constant… Continue reading Returning to the pool?
We’ve got another guest blogger this week! Thanks to David Ward for writing up a fantastic run report. Meeting in the middle of nowhere normally scares me. After careful planning I was finally comfortable with the knowledge that the place existed. I was slightly less comfortable knowing that after months of flat Knutsford lockdown running… Continue reading First Tri & Run event of Spring
Is this the perfect way to train for longer and lose weight? There is a vast amount of nutrition advice for athletes and one area of current interest is the use of low carbohydrate, high fat diets to improve performance. The idea is that if you can train your body to become ‘fat adapted’ you… Continue reading Fat Adaptation and Endurance Performance
Tri & Run are delighted to announce we have a new association with The Carmichael Clinic. Established in 1991, The Carmichael Clinic is a team of professional, highly qualified Chartered Physiotherapists who are all registered with the Health Professions Council. They are able to deal with the management and prevention of a wide range of… Continue reading Carmichael Clinic of Physiotherapy and Acupuncture
Yesterday marked the end of our Tri & Run Kick Start January event. Huge thanks and well done to everybody that took part. Today’s blog is written by Katy Barnes, who wanted to share her thoughts about the event. Thanks Katy, and get well soon! Well, where to start?! Having hardly run (or done anything much… Continue reading Looking back at Kick Start 2021
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