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Why I love coaching non-swimmers

Why I love coaching non-swimmers

William 23/05/2019 0
Jacqui from Animis Triathlon Racing tells us about her experiences with being taught and teaching swimming. Whilst I was passing the time waiting for my son to finish his swim set at a local pool I sa...
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Steve's Everest Cycling Challenge

Steve's Everest Cycling Challenge

William 14/05/2019 0
Steve explains the logistics that go into attempting a cycling Everest Challenge. In a little over 2 weeks I'll be taking on an Everesting attempt on the Horseshoe pass in Llangollen Wales. This will ...
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Active Root Ambassador Adrian tells us when and why he uses Active Root

Active Root Ambassador Adrian tells us when and why he uses Active Root

William 13/05/2019 0
Adrian is a keen endurance mountain biker, regularly competing in 24hr events. Here he explains when and why he uses Active Root. Hello again, my name is Adrian Beale, Veteran (55) Ultra Athlete speci...
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Why we drink Active Root

Why we drink Active Root

William 10/05/2019 0
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Top Tips For Transitioning From Road To Trail Running

Top Tips For Transitioning From Road To Trail Running

William 08/05/2019 0
The Active Root Ambassador Team welcomed Ultra Runner Michael “Sparky” Sparks last month. Sparky is a seasoned ultra runner with 50K being his go to distance.  Below, Sparky told us a little bit about...
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Training on a Tandem

Training on a Tandem

William 02/05/2019 0
Cyclists Cat Dixon and Rachael Marsden begin their world record attempt to become the quickest tandem around the world in June. Below, they describe some of quirks of training together. Training toget...
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Why do you try to perfect your triathlon technique

Why do you try to perfect your triathlon technique

William 29/04/2019 0
Oliver from Animis Racing Team coaching team discusses the whether trying to perfect the technique of each triathlon discipline is actually beneficial. What are your thoughts?  Do you want to look goo...
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How to perform great triathlon transitions

How to perform great triathlon transitions

William 23/04/2019 0
How to nail your transitions. You’ve been training for months for your race season, you’ve managed to whittle your swim, bike, run times down to perfection, you’ve got your nutrition working perfectly...
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How to pack triathlon training into your holiday week

How to pack triathlon training into your holiday week

William 15/04/2019 0
Wondering what to do during your Easter break? Active Root Ambassador and triathlete Kirsty O'Brien tells us how she spent her week of training like a professional athlete. So, with being off work for...
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Exploring Edinburgh on the run with Ginger

Exploring Edinburgh on the run with Ginger

William 14/03/2019 0
Exploring Edinburgh on the run with Gingerby Ali Wyllie of Run the Sights  Hi, I’m Ali, a running enthusiast from Edinburgh, I founded Run the Sights several years ago.  I simply love guiding runners ...
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Active Root - Making The Most Of Your Marathon

Active Root - Making The Most Of Your Marathon

William 08/03/2019 0
Active Root – making the most of your marathon Race day, and it’s all about controlling the controllables. Active Root can’t help you overcome tough conditions or an injury half way round. But it can ...
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Why you need to train outside

Why you need to train outside

William 22/02/2019 0
Why you need to train outside.  Winter miles make summer smiles right? But what if you live somewhere like Scotland, where summer is 3 days in March and winter is August, October, November, February, ...
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Team Freestyle OCR

Team Freestyle OCR

William 21/02/2019 0
Active Root recently teamed up with Hawick based club Freestyle OCR. FOCR specialise in building functional fitness for juniors and adults as well as for OCR events where they have a number of athlete...
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How to train for a cycling event through the winter

How to train for a cycling event through the winter

William 11/02/2019 0
Happy new year everyone!As a 54 yr old veggie 24hr ultra mtb with previous experience of madness in the world of 24hr ultra walking I enjoy talking about my journeys and experiences. Winter training t...
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Top tips for triathlon race day!

Top tips for triathlon race day!

William 06/02/2019 0
Following on from our blog post on 'top tips for training for a triathlon', Kirsty O'Brien gives us her advice for coping with the race day of a triathlon. 1) Remember everyone loves a war storyTriath...
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Top Tips for training for a triathlon

Top Tips for training for a triathlon

William 04/02/2019 0
Our Active Root Triathlon Ambassadors Kerry Archer, Kirsty O'Brien and Rachael Butcher give us their top tips on how to train for a triathlon. Later in the week we'll also be publishing their advice o...
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