Sportstest Naked Triathlon….

We are really proud to announce that Sportstest will be headline Sponsors of the first ever British Triathlon sanctioned naked triathlon this summer. You make have seen press coverage of events such as the naked bike rides or naked running … Read More

About time for a U-turn?

So I am going to go all political and claim I am not actually making a U-turn, but more of a deviation. Despite many good friends and clients suggesting (for many years!) to me that I need to offer a … Read More

Give the gift of going faster…

It’s not long now until the big day! Are you stuck for something for a loved one (or yourself)? Why not give, or ask for, the gift that keeps giving? A gift voucher for a Sportstest at a venue of … Read More

Worth your weight?

I am currently miles away from race weight.  In fact I am nearly 10kg heavier than I was for World triathlon champs 2 years ago.  The question however is whether it is worth the hard work and dedication in order … Read More

Ten steps to avoid success….

Planning to do a big event this year?  Whether it is a Spring marathon, major Summer sportive, or you are stepping up to the iconic Ironman distance, here are: Ten ways to guarantee that you won’t finish your target event! … Read More

Enhanced methods of resistance training for cyclists and triathletes

So, you want to go faster? Many runners, cyclists and triathletes are turning to resistance training to aim to enhance their performance.  At Sportstest we realise the importance of getting the best from you, so today we look at different forms … Read More

How does alcohol effect sports performance?

So, I am breaking two rules today…the first, don’t talk about something you are not 100% certain about. The second, try to stop writing date dependant blogs. But today is St. Patrick’s day, and what better than to celebrate with … Read More

Backed by research…

There are many individuals now offering coaching for cyclists, runners and triathletes. Whether you are a complete novice or aiming for the next World Championships there will be someone who claims they can help your performance. You can even get … Read More

Zwift… A curse, or a blessing?

I realise that for many training indoors is an essential way to make sure you can meet your training hours.  Whether it is because you live in the heart of the city and there is nowhere appropriate to run or … Read More

Racing indoors? What’s your best nutrition strategy…

One of the key elements in success or failure of your training is ensuring optimal nutrition, both in terms of basic nutrition, and what you consume whilst exercising.  With the advent of indoor racing on platforms such as Zwift, the … Read More

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