Posts Tagged ‘running’

How To Prepare For Your First Triathlon

The sport of triathlon is now a common undertaking and a mainstream event. In years gone past though, it was to some extend thought of as an endurance test that bordered on self-harm. And given the physical demands of this three-part event, it’s not difficult to understand why; triathlons are by no means for the […]

The Borders Sport and Leisure Trust Triathlon series

The Series, which includes triathlon events in six Scottish Borders towns: Galashiels, Selkirk, Peebles, Hawick, Kelso and Eyemouth, is set to attract hundreds of competitors across the summer months.  Organised by Borders Sports and Leisure, this year’s series kicks off on Sunday April 20th in Galashiels. Ewan Jackson, Chief Executive of Borders Sport and Leisure […]

Save The Date, Running, Cycling & Triathlon Dates

New Performance Triathalon Camps coming to Surrey

A series of new Triathlon Performance Training Camps are launching at Surrey Sports Park, a multi-million pound sports and training venue in Guildford. Starting in October 2013 with an off-season preparation residential weekend, the camps aim to provide scientific support to educate athletes and enable them to target their training specifically through testing provided by […]

Usain Bolt Crosses Finish Line With A Real Life Lightening Bolt

OLIVIER MORIN, THE AFP PHOTOGRAPHER WHO TOOK THIS EXCEPTIONAL PHOTO, MANAGED TO CAPTURE THE CHAMPION USAIN BOLT CROSSING THE FINISH LINE AT THE SAME TIME AS A LIGHTNING BOLT ILLUMINATED THE MOSCOW SKY. The photo was taken with the final remote control camera out of five set up on the edge of the field, this […]

Bupa Great Birmingham Run 2012

The Bupa Great Birmingham Run, is probably better known as the Birmingham Half Marathon. The organisation of the event by Bupa is now in its second year, and it is the largest half marathon in the Midlands and one of the fastest growing half marathons in the UK. It was originally known simply as the […]

Outdoor Pursuits Equipment & Clothing

If you love outdoor pursuits and also love sport then it’s likely you will be familiar with the winter an how the cold can affect you when you’re out either participating outdoor sports or even just as a spectator. Outdoor recreation or outdoor sports activity is leisure pursuits engaged in outside. Examples of these include […]

Triathlon as a Growing Sport

The 2012 Olympic Games in London highlighted one of the UK’s fastest growing and most enduring sporting events “the triathlon”. A triathlon is a multiple stage competition which involves the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines. The word “triathlon” comes from the Greek language and was made up of two words which were […]

Becoming A Personal Trainer (PT) UK

The emphasis on health and fitness seems to be increasing, with UK doctors advising patients to sign up with their local gym for a variety of reasons such as tackling obesity, regaining mobility after illness or an operation and battling cancer or other diseases. Many people can join a gym, take up running, cycling or […]

The Marathon Runner

Roughly nine years ago, I started running. I’d given up smoking and coudn’t even run for a bus without wheezing, so I decided to give this much loved (by some) sport and form of exercise a go. I asked my friend Temi, if he fancied training with me. We were both office workers at the […]