• Cycle
    Dani Rowe: My year so far
    16 Sep 2019 / Dani Rowe
    This year has been a total whirlwind and one I’m thoroughly enjoying. I’ve been super busy doing a variety of different work and doing my best to keep myself as fit as possible leading up to the events I'm signed up to. The first event was Prudential Ride London which was amazing. Beforehand, I was really looking forward to just...
  • Triathlon
    The cold water swimming survival guide
    14 Aug 2019
    Many triathletes will agree that swimming in open water is the best to properly train for a triathlon. However, this isn’t always feasible due to weather conditions and water temperature. When the weather starts to warm up and open water venues open for training, it’s tempting to jump straight in. Make sure you’re properly...
  • Triathlon
    What to pack for your SwimRun
    14 Aug 2019
    You've heard of duathlons, but have you heard of SwimRun? It's a relatively new kind of racing and it's growing in popularity. Your choice of kit for a SwimRun is important, as it involves running in a wetsuit, swimming in trainers, tied to a partner. We asked the experts at Zone3 what you'll need to take part The most important...
  • swim
    The Story behind Ecolast™
    02 Aug 2019
    Zoggs are passionate about the ocean and what changes they can make to protect our world for the future. Their mission is to reduce their impact as a business on the environment. From greener packaging to recycled swimwear and supporting various environmental causes, they believe in doing everything they can to preserve our oceans for the future...
  • Triathlon
    What to pack for your triathlon
    10 Jul 2019
    Packing a kit bag the night before a big race is often stressful. ‘Packing anxiety’ is a real term coined to explain the utter panic many people feel when it comes to packing for important events. A lot of people will have experienced the universal ritual of packing a bag, reckoning the task is done, forgetting whether or not a crucial...
  • Triathlon
    Three race day hacks for triathlon success
    09 May 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Swim, bike, run. The three components of a triathlon. Simple, right? What many people don't realise is that there's actually a fourth discipline in a triathlon. Transition. How do you switch from swim to bike, then bike to run without getting flustered and making costly mistakes, or taking a big chunk of time? The clock's still ticking...
  • Triathlon
    Meet Daphne Belt, the 80-year old triathlete
    08 May 2019 / Martin McKinlay
    Daphne Belt is living proof that you're never too old to #GetThere. Daphne was fifty when she started competing in triathlons. This year she'll be turning 80 but she's not slowing down any time soon. Wiggle buying manager Martin McKinlay, who competes in the 30-34 age group, caught up with Daphne to find out more about her illustrious...
  • Triathlon
    From gym to Ironman - Annie's story
    02 Apr 2019 / Annabelle Lancaster
    It was January 2011. New year, new me. Like many of those 'New Year’s Resolution-ers,’ I'd decided to lose a bit of weight and get fitter. I'd been getting out of breath walking up a flight of stairs so I needed to make a change. Along with countless others at that time of year, I joined a gym. Little did I know, I was...
  • Duathlon
    Believing and achieving - the Portsmouth Duathlon
    13 Mar 2019 / Dan Bartlett
    Run bike run. That's all there is to it. We caught up with Wiggle athlete Dan Bartlett to see how he did at his first duathlon in Portsmouth. The week before my first event of the season was not the best time to come down with the flu. Confined to bed with days to go, unable to train, I resolved to get back on track as soon as possible and...
  • Triathlon
    Racing in the Age Group Triathlon European Championships 2018
    19 Sep 2018 / Martin McKinlay
    It’s not every day that you’re doing your weekend shopping and you receive an email from British Triathlon congratulating you for making the Age Group squad for the European Championships . A year of training harder than I ever have before had paid off. My performance at the qualifying event at Thorpe Park in September last year had...

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