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Half Marathon Training: A Guide for Beginners

Half Marathon Training: A Guide for Beginners

Are you a beginner looking to run your first half marathon? Experienced running coach and author Joe Muldowney shares everything you need to know when starting your half marathon training.

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HIIT: What Is It and What Are the Benefits?

What is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and what are the benefits of HIIT. Find the answers here and see some popular workouts.

Tips for Running an Ultra-Marathon

Extreme ultra-marathon runner Audrey McIntosh has taken part in some amazing races around the world. Discover her top tips for running an ultra-marathon.

Swimming Workouts for Beginners

New to swimming & looking for some basic workout for getting started. Learn how to get started & give it a go with our ultimate beginners swimming workouts.

Running Pace: How to Find the Right Pace for You

The correct running pace is essential for race success. Joe Muldowney, a competitive runner & coach, shares his secrets for finding the right pace.

Workout Food: Find Out What to Eat Pre- and Post-Workout

Pre and post-workout nutrition for training is very important. Which are the best pre and post workout diet that can help your training and overall fitness. 

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with James Clarke

James Clarke is joining us in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. Find out why he is a fan of plant-based nutrition and his number one tip for injury prevention.

Benefits of Hill Running & Tips for Downhill Running

The best runners in the world run hills all the time, both in their daily training and in specific hill workouts. Find out why you should include hill running in your routine and get some great tips for downhill running.

Benefits of Barefoot Running for Kids

Barefoot running for kids is growing in popularity. We caught up with barefoot running expert and founder of Natural Running Canada, Jeff Stapleton, to find out what is involved and why he believes it is beneficial to teach barefoot running techniques from a young age.

Top Picks: Myrtle Beach Marathon Race Reports

Thinking about taking part in the Myrtle Beach Marathon or already signed up? We have collected together the best race reports on the web to help you prepare for race day!

How to Use Nutrition to Maximise Fat-Burning

Chris Zaremba is our specialist on fitness for the over fifties. This week, he turns his attention to something of interest to fitness enthusiasts of all ages – a fresh approach to nutrition that maximises the body’s fat-burning period.

Top 3 Bodyweight Back Exercises

Strengthening your back muscles using bodyweight back exercises is a fantastic way to promote correct posture, prevent back pain, and build muscle definition. aps Fitness share their top bodyweight back exercises.

VIVOBAREFOOT Primus Trail SG

This week my new trail shoes arrived: VIVOBAREFOOT Primus Trail SG Over the past many months I have been changing my running style towards forefoot running.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Michael Wood, CSCS

This week we welcome strength and conditioning expert Michael Wood to the Personal Trainer Zone. Michael shares some of his top tips on nutrition and working out.

Running Technique and Injury Prevention

Barefoot running expert and founder of Natural Running Canada, Jeff Stapleton shares his Squat-Scoot running technique for achieving injury-free running. This technique assists with injury prevention by teaching you how to brace against gravity.

12 Expert Tips on How to Lose Weight and Tone Up

Want to get in shape but don’t know where to start? We asked 4 experts for their top tips on how to lose weight and tone up. Discover 12 great tips to help you get inspired and achieve your goals.

Fit Over 50: The Start of a New You?

January is a popular time to turn over a new leaf and make some changes in your life but are New Year resolutions the answer? Fit over 50 expert Chris Zaremba shares his thoughts and offers advice on making changes that last. 

Q&A: Ultra-Marathon Runner Alistair Flowers

Looking for the inspiration to make some positive changes to your health and fitness? You have come to the right place! Endurance athlete and blogger Alistair Flowers shares his inspiring story of how running changed his life and gives us the low down on what his routine involves.

The Benefits of Training Camps & Tips on How to Choose

Training camps are becoming increasingly popular in the triathlon community. Find out about a few of the key benefits and what to look for before you book.

Q&A: Ultra-Marathon Runner Audrey McIntosh

Want to get into ultra-marathon running but don’t know where to start? Extreme ultra-marathon runner Audrey McIntosh shares some of her amazing experiences.

Injury Prevention for Triathletes: Avoid Injury & Become an Ironman!

Triathlon participation is at an all-time high. Lee-Anne Flugel, a triathlete & Physio, shares tips for staying injury prevention.

Q&A: Ultra-Marathon Runner Giles Thurston

Considering an ultra-marathon? Ultra-runner, writer and photographer Giles Thurston, tells us how he got into running and shares some expert tips.

Q&A: Ultra-Marathon Runner Dane Rauschenberg

Dane Rauschenberg has achieved some amazing things in his running career. Find out how he got started & pick up some great tips from this running legend.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Rory Aitken

Rory Aitken joins us in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. Rory shares tips on the healthy way to lose weight, how to improve your posture, and much more.

Top 3 Exercises For Runners

Want to improve your running performance? Personal Trainer Steve Bonthrone tells us how performing specific exercises for runners can benefit you.

Fit Over 50: Workout Routine & Training Ideas

Looking for a new workout routine? Fitness Over 50 expert Chris Zaremba shares training ideas and gives us the low down on how he stays in shape.

3 Essential Tips for Running in Cold Weather

Finding the motivation to go for a run can be tough in the cold winter months. Coach Muldowney shares his top tips for running in cold weather.

Triathlon Training Tips: University of Nottingham Triathlon Club

Looking for triathlon training tips to help you prepare for your next race? University of Nottingham Triathlon Club share some of their top training tips.

What Is Parkour & What Are the Benefits?

Have you ever seen a film where the actor jumps from building to building? Or where they do a running front flip? If so, you have seen Parkour in action.

What Are Shin Splints & How Do You Prevent Them?

Shin splints are a common running injury but they are also preventable. Find out how long distance elite runner Anna Weber avoids shin splints.

Triathlon Training Tips: Durham University Triathlon Club

You can never have enough triathlon training tips when you’re getting ready for an event! Durham University Triathlon Club share their top training tips.

5 Fat Burning Exercises To Do At Home

Fat burning exercises are a great way to speed up fat loss and help lower body fat percentage. Discover 5 fat burning exercises to do at home.

Fit Over 50: 10 Off Season Triathlon Training Tips

It has been a long triathlon season but it’s now over so what next? Coach Sandra Barden from Tri50, shares 10 Off Season Triathlon Training Tips.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Karin  Singleton

Karen Singleton is in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. Karen shares her experience of working with clients with complex needs & answers your FAQs.

Strength Training for Triathletes: Maximum Strength Phase

IRONMAN Coach Wendy Mader is back with Part 2 of her Strength Training for Triathletes series! Learn how to get the most out of the Maximum Strength Phase.

CrossFit: Top Tips for Getting Started

So you want to start CrossFit but unsure how? This article written by a qualified CrossFit instructor will explain all about getting starting.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Adrian Collins

Personal Trainer Adrian Collins joins us in the PT Zone this week. Adrian tells us about his Social Butterfly Program & shares lots of top fitness tips.

Triathlon Transition: Tips & Tricks from An IRONMAN Certified Coach

Triathlon transition is known as the fourth discipline of training. IRONMAN Certified Coach Michael Bieber shares his tips for perfecting your transition.

VR Cycling: Will Real Cycling Lose Out to Virtual Reality Anytime Soon?

Ever thought it would be cool to ride a virtual reality bike? Now you can. New fitness technology had given us VR cycling but can it replace the real thing?

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Gus White

Gus White is in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. Learn how to get a flat stomach, top nutritional tips for weight loss, and be inspired by Gus’ workout tips.

Kettlebell Exercises: Conquering the Kettlebell Swing

The Kettlebell Swing is an awesome way to improve muscular endurance & burn fat. Matt & Ross from aps Fitness tell us how to conquer the Kettlebell Swing.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Paul Burgess

This week we welcome Paul Burgess to the Personal Trainer Zone. Paul shares his expert knowledge on Clinical Nutrition and answers your FAQs.

Nutrition for Runners

Just like the engine of a car, a runner’s body needs fuel in order to perform properly. Discover the basics on nutrition for runners & feel the difference!

Timp Shoe Review #AltraRunning

Early this year I heard about a brand new trail shoe Altra Running would be releasing this summer (2017). I’d read the description of the shoe and heard from people test marketing them and knew I HAD to have some! They sounded amazing!!! Finally the day arrived when they were released for sale and I […]

43 Expert Tips on How to Train for a Triathlon

Triathlon training can be complex when you are a beginner but don’t let that put you off! Read these experts tips on how to train for a triathlon.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Steve Bonthrone

Steve Bonthrone is in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. He shares his inspiring fitness story & gives some great answers to your PT questions.

How to Prevent Chafing, Blisters, & Black Toenails

Blisters, chafing, and black toenails are often hazards of running. Competitive runner and running coach Joe Muldowney gives us some tips on avoiding them.

Ask the Clinical Nutritionist with Dr. Jill Tieman

Good nutrition is the key to good mental & physical health. This week Clinical Nutritionist Dr. Jill Tieman helps get to the bottom of your nutrition FAQs.

5 Practical Ideas for Better Health and Fitness

Take your fitness to the next level with these 5 practical ideas for better health and fitness from certified strength & conditioning expert Michael Wood.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with James Ronan

James Ronan is under the Personal Trainer Zone spotlight this week. Find out who inspired him to start a career in fitness and some of his top fitness tips.

Dynamic Running Therapy & Mindful Running

Running is fantastic for your mental well-being. London-based psychotherapist & runner Wiiliam Pullen talks about dynamic running therapy & mindful running.

Ask the Weight Loss Specialist with Dr. Seltzer

We all know the importance of maintaining a healthy weight but how do we achieve it? Weight loss specialist Dr. Seltzer clears up some myths & answers FAQs.

7 Swiss Ball Rollout Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

A strong core helps with supporting your spine and gives better balance & stability. If you want to strengthen your core, consider the Swiss Ball Rollout.

Ask the Triathlon Coach with Michael Bieber

Thinking about getting involved in triathlon or training for an event? We caught up with triathlon coach Michael Bieber to find out how he got into triathlon & what tips he has for race day success.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Chris Zaremba

Personal trainer & founder of Fitness Over Fifty, Chris Zaremba, shares his inspiration for becoming a PT & his fitness over 50 advice.

8 Fitness Tips That Will Help You Get Fit in 2017

Are you trying to get fit? Do you find it a struggle? Read our 8 Fitness Tips That Will Help You Get Fit in 2017 and achieve your fitness goals!

Ask the Running Pacer with Paul Addicott

Following a running pacer is a great way to stay on track with your race goals & nail that PB. Paul Addicott shares what it’s like to be leader of the pack!

Strength Training for Triathletes: Injury Prevention

The off-season is a great time to do some strength training. IRONMAN Coach Wendy Mader talks strength training for triathletes & injury prevention.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Matt Lovett & Ross Gray

Discover how Personal Trainer Matt Lovett and Ross Gray started their career in the fitness industry and get inspiration from their answers to your FAQs.

Yoga for Runners: Warm Up Exercise & Flexibility Training Tips

Running is a high impact exercise. Yoga teacher Phoebe Jones talks about yoga for runners & how adding yoga to your training gives you a more balanced run.

Group Fitness: What Are the Benefits?

Group fitness classes are booming and today there is more choice than ever before which means there is now something for everyone!

Is 10-Minutes of Jump Rope Equivalent to 30-Minutes of Running?

Is 10-minutes of jump rope equivalent to running 30-minutes? Strength & conditioning expert, Michael Wood, investigates the evidence & shares his findings.

Ask the Barefoot Running Coach with Jeff Stapleton

Barefoot running and minimalist running are growing in popularity. Get the low down on going au naturel from barefoot running expert Jeff Stapleton.

51 Expert Tips for Getting Fit Over 50

Getting and staying fit over 50 may not be as easy as it used to be but don’t let that hold you back! Read our experts tips for getting fit over 50.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Louben Repke

Discover how Personal Trainer Louben Repke started his career in the fitness industry and get inspiration from his answers to your FAQs.

Triathlon: How to Survive Open Water Swimming

Open water swimming is a very different environment to swimming in a pool. IRONMAN certified triathlon coach Wendy Mader, shares her tips on how to survive!

Ask the Running Coach with Joe Muldowney

Running coach and author Joe Muldowney to find out his inspiration for running and to get the answers to some of your FAQs.

Obstacle Races: Top Training Tips

Obstacle races are popular throughout the world. Find out how people are taking on these punishing courses & learn how the right training can you!

Reviewed – Tailwind Nutrition

As a keen long distance runner I am always trying to find ways of fueling myself and for the most part of a year have been using gels and not entirely liking them. Tailwind states the following on their website and this is why I was keen to try it out. All you need, all […]

Hill Repeat Workout: It’s Time to Dance on the Pedals!

A Hill Repeat Workout is an excellent way to build strength, improve speed, and confidence. Find out what level 2 British Triathlon coach says about them.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Nathaniel Brown

Online nutrition coach & personal trainer Nathaniel Brown shares his inspiration for becoming a PT & gives answers to some of your FAQs.

Nike Air Zoom Elite 9 Review: Are These Your Next Marathon Trainers?

Nike Air Zoom Elite 9 I’ve been really excited to finally review these trainers. I had an idea of what I wanted to write after a few runs but I felt that it was important for me to put at least 100 miles in to them before I released my judgement. The miles have been […]

Triathlon Training Plans: Planning with a Purpose

IRONMAN certified coach Mike Bieber gives triathlon advice on Triathlon Training Plans and gives an example IRONMAN Training Plan to help you on race day.

Review – Hydro Flask

An all round flask that can keep your coffee warm in the winter and your water cold in the summer is a must for all adventure seekers whether you walk, run or climb its always a handy bit of kit. In the past I have used countless products that just do not deliver and coming […]

Triathlon 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Do you want to know what it is like to compete in a Triathlon? IRONMAN coach Wendy Mader discusses her first event & answers Triathlon 101 questions.

Trail Running – Tackling Winter Trails

Trail Running is a great form of training during the off season. Read how Trail Running can help yo improve with these 3 must have training techniques

Practice Makes Perfect: Triathlon Transition Tips

What is the most efficient way to manage transition during a Triathlon race? Read these Triathlon Transition tips from Ironman and ACE Certified Coach.

Chia Charge REVIEW: Fuelling Me Far

I’m going to be very straight with you guys, I really do love this brand. Whether it’s the chia seed flapjacks or cashew-coconut-chia nut butter, I’m a fan of EVERYTHING. Seriously, all the products just taste so good. Let me explain. disclaimer: I was sent a sample pack of various items. All opinions are honest! […]

4 Ways To Make Your Cycling Training More Varied And Fun

New & experienced cyclists often find themselves stuck in a rut. Inject some life back into your cycling training with these tips from pro cyclist Tom Bell.

How to Solve Anterior Knee Pain

Anterior knee pain is one of the most common injuries in sport. Dr Claire Minshull, a Rehabilitation and Conditioning Specialist, tells us how to remedy it.

Your Bike Fitting: What to Expect & Why You Need It

Bike fitting is a popular topic among cyclists & triathletes. Find out what to expect & how you can benefit from F.I.S.T.Certified Fitter Michael Bieber

Straight Scoop Review: Lux Bra

Oiselle recently asked the Haute Volée to give a straight scoop review on an item they either love or hate.  I chose the Lux Bra, which is hands-down the best bra I have ever worn.  Basic Run Down: The Lux Verrazano Bra is everything I have ever wanted in a bra: soft, yet supportive and […]

Top 5 Bodyweight Workout Exercises

Bodyweight training uses only the weight of your body for your workout. A bodyweight workout is great for increasing your overall fitness!

Review Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Night

A small review of the Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Night I’ve got my hands on a pair of Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Night and have decided to write a small review on them. Under Armour is relatively new in the running-shoe-business, and some are not aware that they actually make shoes as well […]

How to Motivate Yourself to Run

Taking that first step out the door to go for a run is often the hardest. Anna Weber, an elite runner, shares her tips on how to motivate yourself to run.

Triathlon? Wow, you’re mad.

People have the perception that triathlons are only for really fit people & there’s no way they could complete one. Learn why triathlon can be for everyone!

Review – SPI Running Belt

The Small Personal Item Belt is an extremely comfortable and stylish running belt. SPI Belt say that it will not ride, bounce or shift but with so many running belts out there could there belt be the best?  So I put the original and the H20 Venture belt to the test. SPI Belt Original – £14.99 […]

Preparing for a 5K Run: A Couch to 5K Program

Running is a quick, easy, & efficient way to get in shape & feel good. Coach Muldowney shares his tips on preparing for a 5K run using a couch to 5K program.

Freestyle Swimming Technique: Breathlessness

The first step to perfecting your freestyle swimming technique is efficient breathing. Coach Wendy shares her top tips on overcoming breathlessness.

The Top 4 Cross-Training Exercises for Cyclists

Cross-training exercises are a great way to take a rest from cycling and fill some of the fitness and strength gaps that cycling alone can miss.

Running: How to Overcome Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps can switch your running goal from getting a PB to simply finishing the race. Find out how to overcome muscle cramps & achieve your goals.

Footwear Prescription: How to Choose Running Shoes?

Good running shoes are essential. Learn how to choose running shoes that fit your needs with our advice from biomechanics expert Ben Green.

Expert Tips on Proper Running Form

Learn about proper running form and get the results you want by following these simple tips from competitive runner and coach Joe Muldowney.

Home Workout: 15 Minute Ab Workout

Follow this 15 minute ab home workout 3 times a day and get fitness back into your busy schedule. Cross Body Crunch – 10 Reps  This version of the crunch works both the upper and lower portion of the abs. Steps Lie on your back and bring your knees up to a 60 degree angle, keep your feet […]

The Benefits of Triathlon Training Camps

Triathlon training requires hours of structured sessions which can be very overwhelming. Discover how triathlon training camps could help you!

Cycling: How to Spot the Signs of Overtraining

Tom Bell, an elite-level cyclist, shares tips for spotting the early signs of overtraining & getting back on the path to consistent & manageable training.

Reviewed – Knuckle Lights

When you see something advertised and you just know that you have to have them! Running in the dark can be a dangerous task definitely running off road. Safety lighting should always be used but sometimes a head torch can be uncomfortable. That is why I wanted to test the new Knuckle lights. Knuckle Lights are […]

Marathon Training: A Guide for Beginners

Completing a marathon is often a bucket list goal but marathon training can be intimidating. Achieve the results you want with advice from an elite runner.

Heart Rate Training for Cycling

Heart rate training is a great way to add structure to your training. Elite cyclist Tom Bell told us about training using heart rate & how to get started!

Race Review: Twin Cities Marathon

Find out what elite runner and Olympic trialist Anna Weber thought of the Twin Cities Marathon & be inspired to get involved!

Overtraining Running Syndrome: How Much Is Too Much?

Pushing your body too hard can lead to all sorts of health & performance problems. Coach Joe Muldowney gives tips on avoiding overtraining running syndrome.

Race Review: City to Surf Perth

Tempted to sign up for City to Surf Perth but want to know what it’s really like? Find out what one runner thought of the 12K route & get involved.

Road Cycling Tips: 3 Simple Steps to Boost Your Skills

Road cycling is a great way to get in shape & have fun at the same time. Boost your skills today with these 3 road cycling tips from elite cyclist Tom Bell.

5 Essential Supplements for Runners

Running has amazing benefits but it can also be very tough on the body. Find out our 5 essential supplements for runners to help you stay healthy.

Running Workouts Made Easy

Looking for running workouts to improve your performance? Find out the 7 most common workouts and how they can benefit you.

Race Review: New Balance Falmouth Road Race

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race is a must run event. Read this race report from competitive runner and coach Joe Muldowney to find out more!

Top Beginner Road Cycling Mistakes

When you’re starting out in road cycling, it’s easy to make simple mistakes. Discover five of the most common mistakes and how you can avoid making them.

Road Biking: Top Tips For Beginners

If you’re a beginner to road biking and looking to take your training a little more seriously, here are a few tips and pointers to help get you started.

Runner’s Knee: Treatment and Prevention

Ever wonder what runner’s knee is or have you ever suffered with the condition. Checkout Olympic Trials athlete Anna Weber’s latest article on runner’s knee.

A Beginner’s Guide to IRONMAN New Zealand

Looking for a challenge? Why not try the Nutri Grain IRONMAN New Zealand. Read an amateurs guide to taking part and get involved!

Running: Top Tips for Getting Started

Want to start a running routine but you’re out of shape? Need some beginners running tips for getting started? If so, you’re in the right place!

Chest Workouts: The Ultimate Dumbbell Bench Press

Looking for a dumbbell chest workout to increase your chest muscle? Here is an ultimate dumbbell bench press workout guide which can be performed anywhere.

HIIT: What Is It and What Are the Benefits?

What is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and what are the benefits of HIIT. Find the answers here and see some popular workouts.

Tips for Running an Ultra-Marathon

Extreme ultra-marathon runner Audrey McIntosh has taken part in some amazing races around the world. Discover her top tips for running an ultra-marathon.

Swimming Workouts for Beginners

New to swimming & looking for some basic workout for getting started. Learn how to get started & give it a go with our ultimate beginners swimming workouts.

Running Pace: How to Find the Right Pace for You

The correct running pace is essential for race success. Joe Muldowney, a competitive runner & coach, shares his secrets for finding the right pace.

Workout Food: Find Out What to Eat Pre- and Post-Workout

Pre and post-workout nutrition for training is very important. Which are the best pre and post workout diet that can help your training and overall fitness. 

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with James Clarke

James Clarke is joining us in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. Find out why he is a fan of plant-based nutrition and his number one tip for injury prevention.

Benefits of Hill Running & Tips for Downhill Running

The best runners in the world run hills all the time, both in their daily training and in specific hill workouts. Find out why you should include hill running in your routine and get some great tips for downhill running.

Benefits of Barefoot Running for Kids

Barefoot running for kids is growing in popularity. We caught up with barefoot running expert and founder of Natural Running Canada, Jeff Stapleton, to find out what is involved and why he believes it is beneficial to teach barefoot running techniques from a young age.

Top Picks: Myrtle Beach Marathon Race Reports

Thinking about taking part in the Myrtle Beach Marathon or already signed up? We have collected together the best race reports on the web to help you prepare for race day!

How to Use Nutrition to Maximise Fat-Burning

Chris Zaremba is our specialist on fitness for the over fifties. This week, he turns his attention to something of interest to fitness enthusiasts of all ages – a fresh approach to nutrition that maximises the body’s fat-burning period.

Top 3 Bodyweight Back Exercises

Strengthening your back muscles using bodyweight back exercises is a fantastic way to promote correct posture, prevent back pain, and build muscle definition. aps Fitness share their top bodyweight back exercises.

VIVOBAREFOOT Primus Trail SG

This week my new trail shoes arrived: VIVOBAREFOOT Primus Trail SG Over the past many months I have been changing my running style towards forefoot running.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Michael Wood, CSCS

This week we welcome strength and conditioning expert Michael Wood to the Personal Trainer Zone. Michael shares some of his top tips on nutrition and working out.

Running Technique and Injury Prevention

Barefoot running expert and founder of Natural Running Canada, Jeff Stapleton shares his Squat-Scoot running technique for achieving injury-free running. This technique assists with injury prevention by teaching you how to brace against gravity.

12 Expert Tips on How to Lose Weight and Tone Up

Want to get in shape but don’t know where to start? We asked 4 experts for their top tips on how to lose weight and tone up. Discover 12 great tips to help you get inspired and achieve your goals.

Fit Over 50: The Start of a New You?

January is a popular time to turn over a new leaf and make some changes in your life but are New Year resolutions the answer? Fit over 50 expert Chris Zaremba shares his thoughts and offers advice on making changes that last. 

Q&A: Ultra-Marathon Runner Alistair Flowers

Looking for the inspiration to make some positive changes to your health and fitness? You have come to the right place! Endurance athlete and blogger Alistair Flowers shares his inspiring story of how running changed his life and gives us the low down on what his routine involves.

The Benefits of Training Camps & Tips on How to Choose

Training camps are becoming increasingly popular in the triathlon community. Find out about a few of the key benefits and what to look for before you book.

Q&A: Ultra-Marathon Runner Audrey McIntosh

Want to get into ultra-marathon running but don’t know where to start? Extreme ultra-marathon runner Audrey McIntosh shares some of her amazing experiences.

Injury Prevention for Triathletes: Avoid Injury & Become an Ironman!

Triathlon participation is at an all-time high. Lee-Anne Flugel, a triathlete & Physio, shares tips for staying injury prevention.

Q&A: Ultra-Marathon Runner Giles Thurston

Considering an ultra-marathon? Ultra-runner, writer and photographer Giles Thurston, tells us how he got into running and shares some expert tips.

Q&A: Ultra-Marathon Runner Dane Rauschenberg

Dane Rauschenberg has achieved some amazing things in his running career. Find out how he got started & pick up some great tips from this running legend.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Rory Aitken

Rory Aitken joins us in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. Rory shares tips on the healthy way to lose weight, how to improve your posture, and much more.

Top 3 Exercises For Runners

Want to improve your running performance? Personal Trainer Steve Bonthrone tells us how performing specific exercises for runners can benefit you.

Fit Over 50: Workout Routine & Training Ideas

Looking for a new workout routine? Fitness Over 50 expert Chris Zaremba shares training ideas and gives us the low down on how he stays in shape.

3 Essential Tips for Running in Cold Weather

Finding the motivation to go for a run can be tough in the cold winter months. Coach Muldowney shares his top tips for running in cold weather.

Triathlon Training Tips: University of Nottingham Triathlon Club

Looking for triathlon training tips to help you prepare for your next race? University of Nottingham Triathlon Club share some of their top training tips.

What Is Parkour & What Are the Benefits?

Have you ever seen a film where the actor jumps from building to building? Or where they do a running front flip? If so, you have seen Parkour in action.

What Are Shin Splints & How Do You Prevent Them?

Shin splints are a common running injury but they are also preventable. Find out how long distance elite runner Anna Weber avoids shin splints.

Triathlon Training Tips: Durham University Triathlon Club

You can never have enough triathlon training tips when you’re getting ready for an event! Durham University Triathlon Club share their top training tips.

5 Fat Burning Exercises To Do At Home

Fat burning exercises are a great way to speed up fat loss and help lower body fat percentage. Discover 5 fat burning exercises to do at home.

Fit Over 50: 10 Off Season Triathlon Training Tips

It has been a long triathlon season but it’s now over so what next? Coach Sandra Barden from Tri50, shares 10 Off Season Triathlon Training Tips.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Karin  Singleton

Karen Singleton is in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. Karen shares her experience of working with clients with complex needs & answers your FAQs.

Strength Training for Triathletes: Maximum Strength Phase

IRONMAN Coach Wendy Mader is back with Part 2 of her Strength Training for Triathletes series! Learn how to get the most out of the Maximum Strength Phase.

CrossFit: Top Tips for Getting Started

So you want to start CrossFit but unsure how? This article written by a qualified CrossFit instructor will explain all about getting starting.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Adrian Collins

Personal Trainer Adrian Collins joins us in the PT Zone this week. Adrian tells us about his Social Butterfly Program & shares lots of top fitness tips.

Triathlon Transition: Tips & Tricks from An IRONMAN Certified Coach

Triathlon transition is known as the fourth discipline of training. IRONMAN Certified Coach Michael Bieber shares his tips for perfecting your transition.

VR Cycling: Will Real Cycling Lose Out to Virtual Reality Anytime Soon?

Ever thought it would be cool to ride a virtual reality bike? Now you can. New fitness technology had given us VR cycling but can it replace the real thing?

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Gus White

Gus White is in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. Learn how to get a flat stomach, top nutritional tips for weight loss, and be inspired by Gus’ workout tips.

Kettlebell Exercises: Conquering the Kettlebell Swing

The Kettlebell Swing is an awesome way to improve muscular endurance & burn fat. Matt & Ross from aps Fitness tell us how to conquer the Kettlebell Swing.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Paul Burgess

This week we welcome Paul Burgess to the Personal Trainer Zone. Paul shares his expert knowledge on Clinical Nutrition and answers your FAQs.

Nutrition for Runners

Just like the engine of a car, a runner’s body needs fuel in order to perform properly. Discover the basics on nutrition for runners & feel the difference!

Timp Shoe Review #AltraRunning

Early this year I heard about a brand new trail shoe Altra Running would be releasing this summer (2017). I’d read the description of the shoe and heard from people test marketing them and knew I HAD to have some! They sounded amazing!!! Finally the day arrived when they were released for sale and I […]

43 Expert Tips on How to Train for a Triathlon

Triathlon training can be complex when you are a beginner but don’t let that put you off! Read these experts tips on how to train for a triathlon.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Steve Bonthrone

Steve Bonthrone is in the Personal Trainer Zone this week. He shares his inspiring fitness story & gives some great answers to your PT questions.

How to Prevent Chafing, Blisters, & Black Toenails

Blisters, chafing, and black toenails are often hazards of running. Competitive runner and running coach Joe Muldowney gives us some tips on avoiding them.

Ask the Clinical Nutritionist with Dr. Jill Tieman

Good nutrition is the key to good mental & physical health. This week Clinical Nutritionist Dr. Jill Tieman helps get to the bottom of your nutrition FAQs.

5 Practical Ideas for Better Health and Fitness

Take your fitness to the next level with these 5 practical ideas for better health and fitness from certified strength & conditioning expert Michael Wood.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with James Ronan

James Ronan is under the Personal Trainer Zone spotlight this week. Find out who inspired him to start a career in fitness and some of his top fitness tips.

Dynamic Running Therapy & Mindful Running

Running is fantastic for your mental well-being. London-based psychotherapist & runner Wiiliam Pullen talks about dynamic running therapy & mindful running.

Ask the Weight Loss Specialist with Dr. Seltzer

We all know the importance of maintaining a healthy weight but how do we achieve it? Weight loss specialist Dr. Seltzer clears up some myths & answers FAQs.

7 Swiss Ball Rollout Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

A strong core helps with supporting your spine and gives better balance & stability. If you want to strengthen your core, consider the Swiss Ball Rollout.

Ask the Triathlon Coach with Michael Bieber

Thinking about getting involved in triathlon or training for an event? We caught up with triathlon coach Michael Bieber to find out how he got into triathlon & what tips he has for race day success.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Chris Zaremba

Personal trainer & founder of Fitness Over Fifty, Chris Zaremba, shares his inspiration for becoming a PT & his fitness over 50 advice.

8 Fitness Tips That Will Help You Get Fit in 2017

Are you trying to get fit? Do you find it a struggle? Read our 8 Fitness Tips That Will Help You Get Fit in 2017 and achieve your fitness goals!

Ask the Running Pacer with Paul Addicott

Following a running pacer is a great way to stay on track with your race goals & nail that PB. Paul Addicott shares what it’s like to be leader of the pack!

Strength Training for Triathletes: Injury Prevention

The off-season is a great time to do some strength training. IRONMAN Coach Wendy Mader talks strength training for triathletes & injury prevention.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Matt Lovett & Ross Gray

Discover how Personal Trainer Matt Lovett and Ross Gray started their career in the fitness industry and get inspiration from their answers to your FAQs.

Yoga for Runners: Warm Up Exercise & Flexibility Training Tips

Running is a high impact exercise. Yoga teacher Phoebe Jones talks about yoga for runners & how adding yoga to your training gives you a more balanced run.

Group Fitness: What Are the Benefits?

Group fitness classes are booming and today there is more choice than ever before which means there is now something for everyone!

Is 10-Minutes of Jump Rope Equivalent to 30-Minutes of Running?

Is 10-minutes of jump rope equivalent to running 30-minutes? Strength & conditioning expert, Michael Wood, investigates the evidence & shares his findings.

Ask the Barefoot Running Coach with Jeff Stapleton

Barefoot running and minimalist running are growing in popularity. Get the low down on going au naturel from barefoot running expert Jeff Stapleton.

51 Expert Tips for Getting Fit Over 50

Getting and staying fit over 50 may not be as easy as it used to be but don’t let that hold you back! Read our experts tips for getting fit over 50.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Louben Repke

Discover how Personal Trainer Louben Repke started his career in the fitness industry and get inspiration from his answers to your FAQs.

Triathlon: How to Survive Open Water Swimming

Open water swimming is a very different environment to swimming in a pool. IRONMAN certified triathlon coach Wendy Mader, shares her tips on how to survive!

Ask the Running Coach with Joe Muldowney

Running coach and author Joe Muldowney to find out his inspiration for running and to get the answers to some of your FAQs.

Obstacle Races: Top Training Tips

Obstacle races are popular throughout the world. Find out how people are taking on these punishing courses & learn how the right training can you!

Reviewed – Tailwind Nutrition

As a keen long distance runner I am always trying to find ways of fueling myself and for the most part of a year have been using gels and not entirely liking them. Tailwind states the following on their website and this is why I was keen to try it out. All you need, all […]

Hill Repeat Workout: It’s Time to Dance on the Pedals!

A Hill Repeat Workout is an excellent way to build strength, improve speed, and confidence. Find out what level 2 British Triathlon coach says about them.

Personal Trainer Zone: Q&A with Nathaniel Brown

Online nutrition coach & personal trainer Nathaniel Brown shares his inspiration for becoming a PT & gives answers to some of your FAQs.

Nike Air Zoom Elite 9 Review: Are These Your Next Marathon Trainers?

Nike Air Zoom Elite 9 I’ve been really excited to finally review these trainers. I had an idea of what I wanted to write after a few runs but I felt that it was important for me to put at least 100 miles in to them before I released my judgement. The miles have been […]

Triathlon Training Plans: Planning with a Purpose

IRONMAN certified coach Mike Bieber gives triathlon advice on Triathlon Training Plans and gives an example IRONMAN Training Plan to help you on race day.

Review – Hydro Flask

An all round flask that can keep your coffee warm in the winter and your water cold in the summer is a must for all adventure seekers whether you walk, run or climb its always a handy bit of kit. In the past I have used countless products that just do not deliver and coming […]

Triathlon 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Do you want to know what it is like to compete in a Triathlon? IRONMAN coach Wendy Mader discusses her first event & answers Triathlon 101 questions.

Trail Running – Tackling Winter Trails

Trail Running is a great form of training during the off season. Read how Trail Running can help yo improve with these 3 must have training techniques

Practice Makes Perfect: Triathlon Transition Tips

What is the most efficient way to manage transition during a Triathlon race? Read these Triathlon Transition tips from Ironman and ACE Certified Coach.

Chia Charge REVIEW: Fuelling Me Far

I’m going to be very straight with you guys, I really do love this brand. Whether it’s the chia seed flapjacks or cashew-coconut-chia nut butter, I’m a fan of EVERYTHING. Seriously, all the products just taste so good. Let me explain. disclaimer: I was sent a sample pack of various items. All opinions are honest! […]

4 Ways To Make Your Cycling Training More Varied And Fun

New & experienced cyclists often find themselves stuck in a rut. Inject some life back into your cycling training with these tips from pro cyclist Tom Bell.

How to Solve Anterior Knee Pain

Anterior knee pain is one of the most common injuries in sport. Dr Claire Minshull, a Rehabilitation and Conditioning Specialist, tells us how to remedy it.

Your Bike Fitting: What to Expect & Why You Need It

Bike fitting is a popular topic among cyclists & triathletes. Find out what to expect & how you can benefit from F.I.S.T.Certified Fitter Michael Bieber

Straight Scoop Review: Lux Bra

Oiselle recently asked the Haute Volée to give a straight scoop review on an item they either love or hate.  I chose the Lux Bra, which is hands-down the best bra I have ever worn.  Basic Run Down: The Lux Verrazano Bra is everything I have ever wanted in a bra: soft, yet supportive and […]

Top 5 Bodyweight Workout Exercises

Bodyweight training uses only the weight of your body for your workout. A bodyweight workout is great for increasing your overall fitness!

Review Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Night

A small review of the Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Night I’ve got my hands on a pair of Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Night and have decided to write a small review on them. Under Armour is relatively new in the running-shoe-business, and some are not aware that they actually make shoes as well […]

How to Motivate Yourself to Run

Taking that first step out the door to go for a run is often the hardest. Anna Weber, an elite runner, shares her tips on how to motivate yourself to run.

Triathlon? Wow, you’re mad.

People have the perception that triathlons are only for really fit people & there’s no way they could complete one. Learn why triathlon can be for everyone!

Review – SPI Running Belt

The Small Personal Item Belt is an extremely comfortable and stylish running belt. SPI Belt say that it will not ride, bounce or shift but with so many running belts out there could there belt be the best?  So I put the original and the H20 Venture belt to the test. SPI Belt Original – £14.99 […]

Preparing for a 5K Run: A Couch to 5K Program

Running is a quick, easy, & efficient way to get in shape & feel good. Coach Muldowney shares his tips on preparing for a 5K run using a couch to 5K program.

Freestyle Swimming Technique: Breathlessness

The first step to perfecting your freestyle swimming technique is efficient breathing. Coach Wendy shares her top tips on overcoming breathlessness.

The Top 4 Cross-Training Exercises for Cyclists

Cross-training exercises are a great way to take a rest from cycling and fill some of the fitness and strength gaps that cycling alone can miss.

Running: How to Overcome Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps can switch your running goal from getting a PB to simply finishing the race. Find out how to overcome muscle cramps & achieve your goals.

Footwear Prescription: How to Choose Running Shoes?

Good running shoes are essential. Learn how to choose running shoes that fit your needs with our advice from biomechanics expert Ben Green.

Expert Tips on Proper Running Form

Learn about proper running form and get the results you want by following these simple tips from competitive runner and coach Joe Muldowney.

Home Workout: 15 Minute Ab Workout

Follow this 15 minute ab home workout 3 times a day and get fitness back into your busy schedule. Cross Body Crunch – 10 Reps  This version of the crunch works both the upper and lower portion of the abs. Steps Lie on your back and bring your knees up to a 60 degree angle, keep your feet […]

The Benefits of Triathlon Training Camps

Triathlon training requires hours of structured sessions which can be very overwhelming. Discover how triathlon training camps could help you!

Cycling: How to Spot the Signs of Overtraining

Tom Bell, an elite-level cyclist, shares tips for spotting the early signs of overtraining & getting back on the path to consistent & manageable training.

Reviewed – Knuckle Lights

When you see something advertised and you just know that you have to have them! Running in the dark can be a dangerous task definitely running off road. Safety lighting should always be used but sometimes a head torch can be uncomfortable. That is why I wanted to test the new Knuckle lights. Knuckle Lights are […]

Marathon Training: A Guide for Beginners

Completing a marathon is often a bucket list goal but marathon training can be intimidating. Achieve the results you want with advice from an elite runner.

Heart Rate Training for Cycling

Heart rate training is a great way to add structure to your training. Elite cyclist Tom Bell told us about training using heart rate & how to get started!

Race Review: Twin Cities Marathon

Find out what elite runner and Olympic trialist Anna Weber thought of the Twin Cities Marathon & be inspired to get involved!

Overtraining Running Syndrome: How Much Is Too Much?

Pushing your body too hard can lead to all sorts of health & performance problems. Coach Joe Muldowney gives tips on avoiding overtraining running syndrome.

Race Review: City to Surf Perth

Tempted to sign up for City to Surf Perth but want to know what it’s really like? Find out what one runner thought of the 12K route & get involved.

Road Cycling Tips: 3 Simple Steps to Boost Your Skills

Road cycling is a great way to get in shape & have fun at the same time. Boost your skills today with these 3 road cycling tips from elite cyclist Tom Bell.

5 Essential Supplements for Runners

Running has amazing benefits but it can also be very tough on the body. Find out our 5 essential supplements for runners to help you stay healthy.

Running Workouts Made Easy

Looking for running workouts to improve your performance? Find out the 7 most common workouts and how they can benefit you.

Race Review: New Balance Falmouth Road Race

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race is a must run event. Read this race report from competitive runner and coach Joe Muldowney to find out more!

Top Beginner Road Cycling Mistakes

When you’re starting out in road cycling, it’s easy to make simple mistakes. Discover five of the most common mistakes and how you can avoid making them.

Road Biking: Top Tips For Beginners

If you’re a beginner to road biking and looking to take your training a little more seriously, here are a few tips and pointers to help get you started.

Runner’s Knee: Treatment and Prevention

Ever wonder what runner’s knee is or have you ever suffered with the condition. Checkout Olympic Trials athlete Anna Weber’s latest article on runner’s knee.

A Beginner’s Guide to IRONMAN New Zealand

Looking for a challenge? Why not try the Nutri Grain IRONMAN New Zealand. Read an amateurs guide to taking part and get involved!

Running: Top Tips for Getting Started

Want to start a running routine but you’re out of shape? Need some beginners running tips for getting started? If so, you’re in the right place!

Chest Workouts: The Ultimate Dumbbell Bench Press

Looking for a dumbbell chest workout to increase your chest muscle? Here is an ultimate dumbbell bench press workout guide which can be performed anywhere.