• Must-Do UK Triathlons in 2022
    11 Jan 2022 / Gabriella Burden
    Have you decided to take the plunge into a new sport or are you wanting to 'tri' a new challenge? We've compiled a list of the best triathlon races here in the UK, that you still have time to enter this year. Whether you're just starting your journey or you're wanting to take on a more difficult race, there are plenty of top...
  • The Future of Triathlon with Helen Jenkins
    23 Nov 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Helen Jenkins has had more podium finishes at the ITU World Triathlon Series than any other British woman and has taken the overall win twice. She's also competed at three Olympic games and, at London 2012, she achieved the highest ever finishing position by a British woman at that point. As Helen announces her retirement from the sport, we...
  • Improve your swimming technique with Non Stanford
    11 Nov 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Whether you are a seasoned swimmer, taking the plunge into triathlon or are a year-round open water swimmer, practising swim drills will help you to swim further and faster. Focusing on specific movements in the water will help you to become more efficient. We asked British Triathlete and 2XU Ambassador Non Stanford to share her top swim drills...
  • Back to pool - tips for getting back in the water
    09 Nov 2021
    Don't feel like a fish out of water when you get back to the pool. We asked swimwear brand Speedo to share their tips on diving back in with confidence. Did you get out of the habit of regular swim training? Maybe you've been enjoying open water swimming? If you've been away from the pool, it’s time to jump back in and appreciate...
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    Swim, swim technique, pool swimming, training, Speedo
    09 Nov 2021
    Speedo ambassador and triathlete, Rachel Rutherford shares her top tips for getting back into the pool and improving your swim fitness. Visit the Speedo shop at Wiggle As the weather gets colder, many of us are heading back to the pool to train. In this blog, I am going to share some of my top tips, not only for getting back into regular swim...
  • Deep dive into cold water swimming: the kit you need
    25 Oct 2021
    Winter in the Northern Hemisphere can be punishingly cold, but whilst pools were closed last winter, many athletes found themselves falling in love with open-water swimming. If you haven't taken the plunge yet, here's Zone3's guide to the accessories you'll need to keep the chills at bay. If you're training for a triathlon with...
  • Daphne Belt
    13 Oct 2021 / Damien Whinnery
    Daphne Belt, an 82-year-old from Littlehampton in West Sussex, charged through the finish line at Venice Ironman 70.3 in just over eight hours, setting what is suspected to be a world record for her age group.
  • Jonny Brownlee answers your questions about triathlon
    09 Jul 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Jonny Brownlee is an Olympic Silver and Bronze medalist, former World Triathlon Champion and two-time World Sprint Triathlon Champion, as well as a national treasure here in the UK. Thanks to long-time sponsor adidas , we gave our community of triathletes the chance to ask Jonny anything. Here are your questions answered. Joanna Goodhead - How do...
  • Best Triathlon Wetsuits 2021
    26 May 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Are you a seasoned triathlete looking to find your next level wetsuit or a beginner, just dipping your toe into open water swimming? Whichever stage you're at, we're here to help you. From entry-level to high-end, here are the best wetsuits of 2021. Wetsuits have come a long way in making you streamlined and they even help with your body...
  • Polar Heart Rate Monitors
    19 Mar 2021 / Damien Whinnery
    When looking for a heart rate sensor, Polar offer four great options with the Polar H10, Polar H9, Polar OH1, and Polar Verity Sense. All four heart rate monitors provide highly accurate heart rate monitoring and a fantastic array of features. Plus, each use Bluetooth Smart and ANT+, allowing you to connect to a huge variety of training devices,...