92 articles tagged with "Performance"
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...
How not to use painkillers (what JP learned from a self-inflicted DNF)
Precision Hydration's Customer Service Manager James Phillips gives us an insight into the lessons he learned after making an ill-advised decision on the morning of a race...
Planning your race: The power of the checklist
Precision Hydration founder Andy Blow enlists the help of pro triathlete Kat Matthews to draw up a checklist template to help you prepare for your next event.
How does the menstrual cycle affect training and performance?
Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explains different methods that female athletes can use to minimise the impact of the menstrual cycle on their training and performance...
How lockdown prepared PH athletes for a return to racing
Athletes with PH in their bottles returned to racing at the Helvellyn Triathlon and we caught up with them to hear how training during lockdown prepared them for their first race of 2020.
Which recovery tools are worth your time and money?
Sports Scientist Abby Coleman analyses a variety of recovery tools and gives us the lowdown on which ones we should consider using for post-exercise recovery.
4 ways NOT to fail when stepping up to ultra-endurance distances
Precision Hydration spoke to ultra-endurance author, coach and podcast host Jason Koop to find out how not to fail when stepping up to ultra distances.