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3 ‘mid race’ tips to avoid the ‘Ironman shuffle’

3 ‘mid race’ tips to avoid the ‘Ironman shuffle’

We’ve all had that dead leg feeling when you get off the bike and start the run. You know the one. When your brain is in run mode but your body is still in cycle mode and your legs seem to have forgotten how to […]

Break This IT Band Syndrome ‘Rule’ For Success

Break This IT Band Syndrome ‘Rule’ For Success

If you’ve never had IT Band Syndrome, you might think this doesn’t apply to you, but if you reach down right now and press into the outside of your thigh with your fingers, I’m willing to bet big money that it feels sore to do […]

The Best Hip Flexor Stretch Ever?

The Best Hip Flexor Stretch Ever?

If you Google “Best Hip Flexor Stretch” you’ll get a plethora of blog posts showing videos and full explanations of the stretches they perceive to be their top 10. They’ll detail where you should be feeling it, the anatomy of the hip area and maybe […]

How to Improve Your Hip Flexor Tightness Quickly

How to Improve Your Hip Flexor Tightness Quickly

Most triathletes make the mistake of thinking that there’s certain stretches that are better than others when it comes to releasing hip flexor tightness. But there isn’t. Thinking about stretch positions in some sort of hierarchy will only lead to trouble because you’ll end up […]

Is Releasing Muscle Tightness Right for Every Triathlete?

Is Releasing Muscle Tightness Right for Every Triathlete?

Let me answer that with Martin’s story. Martin is a seasoned triathlete. He’s a manager in a recruitment company, has a wife and two kids. When I met him, he was trying to train for his first half Ironman race, which was a couple of […]

3 Steps to Hip Flexor Tightness Success

3 Steps to Hip Flexor Tightness Success

Hip flexor tightness affects many athletes at all levels. One of the biggest mistakes they make in trying to fix it, is only thinking about releasing the tension. Unwinding the tightness in your body is only part of the story. We need to move our […]

3 Insider Secrets to Avoiding Back Pain

3 Insider Secrets to Avoiding Back Pain

Back pain is a very personal issue to me. In my early 20s I was manipulated badly and strained the ligaments in my spine. At it’s worst, I couldn’t sit down, lie down or stand up comfortably and was taking muscle relaxant drugs prescribed by […]

The WORST Back Pain Advice?

The WORST Back Pain Advice?

Lower back pain is now so common that it is considered the leading cause of disease worldwide. Imagine that, something so simple to fix as back pain is the BIGGEST cause of the strain on our health service. The advice the given on the NHS […]

The Fastest Way to Forget About Mobility

The Fastest Way to Forget About Mobility

In a previous post I’ve looked at how viewing different elements of fitness as separate entities causes more strain on your time and your finances. If you missed it, here’s a video explaining it The best way to save time and money with mobility is to […]

The Biggest LIE Triathletes Tell Themselves About Mobility

The Biggest LIE Triathletes Tell Themselves About Mobility

Seasoned triathletes are dedicated and friendly bunch of people. They’re super focused on their own training, but always happy to help anyone else who’s just starting out in the sport they love. They’ll happily share advice, experience and tips with anyone who asks and many […]