86 articles tagged with "Performance"
How many hours should athletes train during pregnancy?
Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explores the literature and guidance for athletes training during pregnancy, and provides some practical training advice for pregnant mothers...
How to train for hill races
International Mountain Leader and UESCA qualified ultra running coach Sam Hill explains how you can train for hilly races, even if you don't live in a hilly area.
How to use the rowing machine for cross-training
Sports Journalist Patrick Wilkins and Masters Rowing Coach Bill Chambers give an insight into how you can use the rowing machine for cross-training...
Pro triathlete Sam Appleton on the benefits of cross-training
15x IRONMAN 70.3 winner Sam Appleton gives an insight into how spending more time on his gravel bike helped him produce his best on race day.
Ultra training: Is it possible to stay injury free?
GB athlete and UKA coach Damian Hall tempts fate by explaining how he's dodged injury niggles for four years despite 100-mile races and training weeks.
How does sleep deprivation affect athletic performance?
Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explores the relationship between a lack of quality sleep and athletic performance, and offers practical advice for improving how you sleep.
The art of tapering (and a tale of two tapers)
Andy Blow recalls two very different experiences of race tapering to illustrate there's more than one way to build up to your A race.
The science of tapering: how should you taper before a race?
Sports Scientist Abby Coleman looks at whether athletes should taper before races, and provides practical advice on when, why and how athletes can optimise the taper period.
How runners can reduce the risk of bone stress injuries
APA titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist Brad Beer explains how runners and triathletes can minimise the risks of suffering a bone stress injury during training.
How to diagnose and treat plantar fasciitis
Sports Physiologist Ben Cox explains how to diagnose and treat plantar fasciitis - a foot injury that can plague runners and ultra endurance athletes.
How to prepare for your first Zwift race
Record-breaking ultrarunner and adventurer Robbie Britton shares what he's learned from Zwift racing to help you prepare for your races on the indoor training platform.
Should you use painkillers to exercise through the pain-barrier?
Some athletes may use painkillers to mask injuries so that they can continue to perform, so Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores the dangers and recommendations for NSAID use in sport...