At HUUB we live and breathe triathlon and so we thought we'd start a series of training and advice pieces to help beginners to the sport and pro triathletes looking for marginal gains alike.If you would like us to write on a subject you would like to know more about, then use the form on the Contact Us page to tell us about it.
The most frequently helpful suggestion we make is to check you have fitted your wetsuit correctly. Check out the Fitting a wetsuit video; getting a comfortable skin tight fit on your wetsuit takes a little time and a couple of plastic bags to achieve!
The season is officially over. The Olympic, ITU World and Kona World Champions have been crowned. You’ve done your post-season review. You’ve had a couple of blow outs that you’ve regretted in the morning where you’ve uttered the immortal line, ‘never again’ which quickly turns out to be your most short lived promise to yourself. Now what?
Now we are in the off season for open water triathlons, you will reap dividends practising some skills in the pool. These are not eyeball out intensive sessions, but ones to give you some of the skills you will need to become second nature. Practising in training sessions will make these skills instinctive to you on race day in the heat (or actually more like cold) of the moment.
SwimRun races. What could be simpler? You swim then run, then swim, then run, then swim, then… well you get the picture. What started as a mad idea in Scandinavia, racing across an archipelago, has now started taking off over here. So let’s help you get race ready, but from your side of the bargain, we forewarn you that you will need to do some work.