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Race prep for beginners

Race prep for beginners

William 13/08/2019 0
We are right in the middle of peak triathlon season, and if you are preparing for your first race, it can be pretty daunting. No matter how much training you have done, the last couple of weeks can be...
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How to prevent a mid season burnout

How to prevent a mid season burnout

William 08/08/2019 0
Active Root Ambassador and 24hr Ultra Mountain Biker Adrian explains how and why he has changed his racing plans this season to prevent a mid-season burnout.  Hello again, my name is Adrian Beale, Vet...
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Walk the fine line: mental health and endurance sport

Walk the fine line: mental health and endurance sport

William 30/07/2019 0
Active Root Ambasador and Triathlete Kirsty talks about the effects endurance sport can have upon mental health and her own experiences whilst training for triathlon. Walking the fine line With there ...
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Training for an Ironman

Training for an Ironman

William 15/07/2019 0
Having always been a sprint distance triathlete representing Great Britain at age group on 2 occasions at the European championships and will again this year at the World Championships in Switzerland ...
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Alison Salthouse: the UK Masters National Track Cycling Championships

Alison Salthouse: the UK Masters National Track Cycling Championships

William 09/07/2019 0
Active Root Ambassador and track cyclist recently took part in the British Masters National Track Championships. In our blog she talks passionately about track cycling and what it's like to race in a ...
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Cycling around the world on a tandem world record attempt

Cycling around the world on a tandem world record attempt

William 28/06/2019 0
On 29 June, TandemWoW will be setting off on an epic adventure attempting break a world record and become the fastest women to circumnavigate the globe on a tandem. They will be riding between 80 – 10...
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Cycling the Dartmoor Classic Sportive

Cycling the Dartmoor Classic Sportive

William 26/06/2019 0
Active Root Ambassador took part in the Dartmoor Classic Sportive Grande over the weekend - 107miles with 10,000ft of elavation. Find out below how she prepared for all those climbs! The Dartmoor Clas...
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Training for Mountain Running

Training for Mountain Running

William 03/06/2019 0
Training for mountain running - Stian Dahl SommersethActive Root Ambassador Stian is focusing on the mountains this year, with tough races such as Sierre Zinal and the European Mountain Running Champi...
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Race On

Race On

William 28/05/2019 0
RACE ON - Active Root Ambassador Alison tells us how she started cycling at the age of 54 and how it has led her to the World Championships!  I'm 60 this year and I am training for the World Masters T...
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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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