Endurance Sports

Triathlon Race Day Advice

Jo Scott-Dalgleish | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Sport
Jo Scott-Dalgleish

Race day nutrition can unquestionably help you to perform better. If you want to go faster, you should make nutrition a focus... There are no universal rules. Though Usain Bolt is a special case and 100m is a very different discipline to triathlon, he found what suited him as a pre-race meal and stuck to it. Though I wouldn't recommend chicken nuggets to my clients!

Triathlon Training Advice

Jo Scott-Dalgleish | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Sport
Jo Scott-Dalgleish

It's important to emphasise carbs in the meal and snack before your training session. If you're training in the middle of the day, breakfast should be very substantial. If you're planning an evening training session, you should make lunch the big one.

This Is The First Person To Cycle The Length Of The Alps - All 1,653Km Of It

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Berrill | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Even thinking about cycling the UK coast to coast - all 140 miles of it - is enough to make us have a lie down. Now imagine doing that 10 times o...

Ultra Marathon Champion On Running The Most Extreme Race On Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Rachael Getzels | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Imagine running a marathon. Now imagine doing that four times over, plus some. In the harshest environments on earth. That’s exactly what 29-yea...

This Has To Be The Worst Diet Suggestion Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

HuffPost UK Lifestyle is doing a stock take of all the terrible diet and fitness news that has come our way during 2013, and it's a toughie. There has...

One Month to Go!

James Saward-Anderson | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Sport
James Saward-Anderson

I only have one month to go before my next epic fitness challenge. On 18 September at Portsmouth University Freshers Fair I will be attempting to Row 50km, Run 50km and then stair climb up and down a 50 meter building 100 times all in under 14 hours!

Men: To Get Ultra-Fit, Go Vegan

Rich Roll | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rich Roll

I'm not telling you this to brag but to remind you that it's never too late to change the course of your life. And this Men's Health Week, 10 to 16 June, is a great time for men of all ages to take their health into their own hands. You might start by going vegan.

Why World Records Matter

Mark Bayliss | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Sport
Mark Bayliss

The record I set was for the Enduroman Arch to Arc, a 290mile ultra distance triathlon that involves running, swimming and cycling from London to Paris. Before me, only 10 athletes had ever completed the challenge... It's a pretty tough nut to crack.