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  • Believe in Power

    Guest Post from Akhil Viz As a triathlete, running is a major component of my training. I got hooked on to triathlon towards the end of 2011 when I did my first Sprint triathlon and immediately decided I would race in an Ironman ten months......

  • Thinking about a training camp?

    Training camps can often seem like an expensive week of torture, however if you put some thought into what you want to gain from attending a training camp then you could set yourself up for your most successful season to date. Below, the Team from......

  • Running shoes with less cushioning can reduce injury, study shows

    This week a very interesting article was published in the Guardian, referring to a study that shows lower profile shoes with less cushioning can actually help reduce injury. It’s a very interesting topic and as a big fan of lower profile shoes...

  • Buying a wetsuit

    Buying a wetsuit  Flexibility and buoyancy All wetsuits are a trade-off between flexibility and buoyancy. The more buoyant the wetsuit, the less flexible it is. The reverse is also true the more flexibility you have the less buoyancy there is. Unfo...

  • Power Meters for Running, Not Just Cycling

    Power meters have been prevalent in cycling since Greg Lemond brought SRM to the mainstream in the 1980’s. They revolutionised the way that cyclists measure their training & performance and completely revolutionised the sport. Most racing c...

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This weeks training tip from APB Coaching works: The mental element of running and triathlon is often over looked. Practice visualisation, engaging your mind when the going gets tough and getting into that relaxed ‘flow state’. Its often the mind that gives up before the legs. ” ...

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Here's the latest training tip from APB Coaching Works:
Change shoes often, but don’t swap between different shoes. This is especially important if you wear a very protective shoe, such as something with a lot of cushioning or motion control. Shoes wear down, like anything, and any small change in biomechanics can cause issues. For example, any extra wear down to the outside of your shoe can be just enough to put extra strain on certain muscles.
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