What & Why? Main Triathlon Muscles

Lats (Swim) Our Lats are the muscle which we work on our pull phase of our freestyle stroke. Our swim stroke includes Abduction of the shoulder with internal rotation of the shoulder on the extension of the stroke and Extension of the shoulder into our ‘pull’ phase where we use our lats concentrically (Shorten). Through … Continue reading What & Why? Main Triathlon Muscles

Importance of S&C for Triathletes

There are 3 reasons every Triathlete needs to include S&C in their weekly training schedule even if they are competing seriously or simply doing it for fun. 1) Injury Prevention This is the most common with Triathletes hence why physio's love you 🙂 Following a personalised S&C program will not only reduce the risk of injury in training and competition but … Continue reading Importance of S&C for Triathletes

6 Exercises that should be the basis of any resistance training programme

I always get asked 'What would you say the best exercises in the gym to get strong?' So I though I would put this together, to show that we don’t need to over complicate programmes with Advanced Training Systems and Complex Movements. Below I have put down what I think are the best Compound exercises … Continue reading 6 Exercises that should be the basis of any resistance training programme

Knowing Your Body Type & What It Means For Your Training program

Knowing what body type you are is very important when it comes to knowing what to put into a training program and what to eat to get that body you've always dreamt of. Some people are more genetically lucky than others, but we all have the ability to do something about it getting fitter, healthier, … Continue reading Knowing Your Body Type & What It Means For Your Training program