Category: triathlon

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Triathlete’s Injury Prevention Headache

The Triathlete’s Injury Prevention Headache

To some triathletes, injuries have become like little gremlins that are there every where you turn, every time you train and seem to take pleasure in sabotaging your race and training plans.   They seem to strike whenever they feel like it, without warning, and […]

90% of triathletes don’t know about this little trick…

90% of triathletes don’t know about this little trick…

Caroline was training for Ironman UK. The race was a couple of months away but she had a major calf problem and needed a fast solution.   She was struggling to run more than 30 minutes and had to figure out how to balance dealing […]

5 Biggest Mistakes in Getting Started with Mobility

5 Biggest Mistakes in Getting Started with Mobility

Katie is in a triathlete in her late 40s. She’s been involved in triathlon for almost 5 years and been pretty much injury free until this year. Like most triathletes, she leads a very full and busy life, squeezing her training in around her job, […]

The Top 3 Things Seasoned Triathletes’ Bodies Need to be Pain Free Come Race Day

The Top 3 Things Seasoned Triathletes’ Bodies Need to be Pain Free Come Race Day

Thing #1: Length During the practice of swimming, biking and running, our connective tissue gets short and tight. This includes muscles, tendons (which attach muscles to bone), and ligaments (which attach bone to bone). When ligaments get tight, it reduces the space between the bones […]

The Top 5 Injury Prevention Questions Triathletes Should Ask, But Don’t

The Top 5 Injury Prevention Questions Triathletes Should Ask, But Don’t

I answered these questions as part of the mostmotion® show – available FREE each week in my SMARTT™ Folks Facebook community. Below is the video, but if you don’t have time to watch, you can read the transcription instead. For more mostmotion® come and join […]

2 Fitness Industry Lies That Keep Triathletes Perpetually Injured

2 Fitness Industry Lies That Keep Triathletes Perpetually Injured

It’s been standard protocol for such a long time now that we don’t even question it, in fact, we just accept the injury consequences of it as normal, but the reality is that the normal processes of the fitness industry are actually CREATING injury.   […]

The Foolish Triathlete’s Performance Plan

The Foolish Triathlete’s Performance Plan

While searching the t’interwebs for articles on cycling and back pain, I came across this one in 220 Triathlon magazine The article suggests that the first port of call for fixing back pain on the bike is to have a bike fit, then to look […]