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Your heart rate can be affected by many factors when training. To make the most of training with a heart rate monitor, you need to know what these are.
Darryl Griffiths of KODA Nutrition chats with Coach Ben about why proper fuelling is essential for athletes and how they can fuel properly.
How do you know your training is working? We share six ways you can gauge whether your training is working and if your fitness is progressing.
Racing at your potential and enjoying training is easy when you’re following the right programme.
Do you train in the morning or evening? What’s better? In this article, we discuss some pros and cons of morning vs evening training.
Knowing your pace, HR, distance, elevation, and all the other data you can pull from your devices can be a huge benefit. But it’s not always.
Commonly called strides, pickups or striders, accelerations are a fantastic warm-up exercise and form of speedwork early in a training cycle.
Racing is not the only way to track your progress. Here are three additional ways you can measure your run fitness and track your progress.
The second edition of the Coached Race was held on 27 February. Here’s how it went down.
Before you head out for your next run, lace your shoes. Sit down and carefully tie each lace to a tension that is firm but comfortable. Here’s why!
The Functional Threshold Pace (FTPa) field test is useful for determining training zones and tracking fitness progression. Here’s how to do it.
Open water swimming is an essential skill for triathletes of all levels. In this article, Coach Ben shares his best open water swimming tips.
In this article, I’ll share the pros and cons of running on a treadmill and offer some tips for making the most of your treadmill training sessions.
Long-term athlete development is essential to nurturing athletes to fulfil their potential. In this article we share the three stages of athlete development.
Three-Time Olympic triathlete, Andrea Hewitt, shares advice with Coached athletes on our weekly Community Call.
In this article, we share the pros and cons of running off-the-bike in training, and how you can run faster off-the-bike in your next triathlon.
Lactate testing is used to determine your lactate threshold & establish training zones based on actual metabolic conditions within your body.
The two most common things athletes ask us about hill training is 1) what hill runs to do. And 2), where to run hills in Singapore. We answer them here.
Should triathletes do strength training? In this post, we answer that question and share why the type of strength training you choose is essential.
Most athletes prefer traditional races to virtual races, but there are a few ways virtual races can be better. In this post, we share four.
Group training can be the motivational boost you need. When conducted by experienced and passionate coaches, it could take your performance up a level.
Andy Blow of Precision Hydration chats with Coach Ben about why proper hydration is essential for endurance athletes and how they can hydrate properly.
In part 2 of a 2 part series, Coach Ming shares the techniques he used to improve his original natural cadence of 130+ spm to its current 170 -180 spm.
In part 1 of a 2 part series, Coach Ming discusses running cadence and how it can affect your performance and likelihood of injury.
If you train with a heart rate monitor, avoid making these common mistakes to keep the quality of your training high and your results improving.
Sometimes you just can’t get to the pool. In this article we share four alternatives to traditional swim training.
If you wish to improve your running, run training is not enough. You need to run hills and do sport-specific strength exercises.
Andy Blow, the founder of Precision Hydration shares what you can do to avoid race-ruining cramps in your training and racing.
The amount of time you spend running is more important than the number of kilometres you log because it’s the duration of effort that your body senses.
You may never run as fast as Eliud Kipchoge or Javier Gomez but you can race like them, here’s how.
The pros use running drills to improve their form and performance. See why and learn 4 running drills that help to improve your stride length.
Andrea Hewitt has been one of the most consistent triathletes in the world over the last 10-years. Here’s what she has learned!
Running drills are used by many of the world’s best runners and triathletes to improve their running form. See why and learn 4 running drills that help to improve your cadence.
Follow a well-crafted training plan and enjoy these five benefits as your train for your next running or triathlon race.
If you want to train by heart rate, you need to know your heart rate zones. Use our free calculator to establish your heart rate zones the Coached way.
There are many surfaces you can choose to run over. But which is best? In this article, we share the pros and cons of the most common running surfaces.
So many runners struggle with injury. Here are four specific things you can do to run injury free.
Developed by Dr Phil Maffetone, the MAF test is a useful test for tracking the development of your aerobic fitness. Here’s how to do it.
Blisters, chafing and black toenails are not only ugly, they’re painful and can prevent you from performing at your best. Here’s how to prevent and treat them.
There’s more to running fast than the mileage you run. If you fixate on a specific session or weekly mileage target, you may be doing yourself a disservice.
Consistency is the ultimate performance enhancer. When you apply these six strategies, you’ll become a more consistent and faster athlete.
Here are 5 lessons Olympian Tony Dodds wishes he’d known at the start of his professional triathlon career.
1972 Olympic marathon champion, Frank Shorter, once said that hills are speedwork in disguise. It’s a great quote, here’s why!
If you want to train with a heart rate monitor, you have a decision to make. Should you use a wrist-based monitor or a chat strap?
When you know these numbers, it’s easy to customise a hydration plan that will improve the quality of your training and recovery.
These six simple triathlon skills when practised consistently, will save you a lot of time and energy in your next triathlon.
After 10-years as a professional coach, Coach Ben shares 7 important lessons he has learned helping athletes to become faster and healthier.
Use these four simple steps to turn on your fat burning and enjoy the benefits of racing faster for longer, being lean and more energetic.
It’s true! Training easier really does make you race faster. Here’s why.
A lot of people run frequently but fail to achieve their weight loss goals. Here’s why.
Standard lacing won’t always cut it. Here are four shoe lacing methods for different situations.
Training by heart rate has pros and cons. Use a heart rate monitor wisely and it can help to enhance your training and recovery.
Training by pace has pros and cons. Use a pace monitor wisely and it can help to enhance your training, especially in the high intensity sessions.
Training by feel has pros and cons. Develop your intuitive sense for how hard you’re working, your feel, and it can help to enhance your training and racing.
Knowing your training intensity zones is essential for optimising your training and enhancing performance.
Training intensity matters. In this series we teach you about training zones and how to manage your intensity when you run.
A well-structured racing season can help to improve your race results and reduce your injury-risk.
Racing too often can kill your performance. Here’s why you should plan your races carefully.
Many athletes get fit only to blow it on race day with poor execution. Don’t be that guy (or gal).
Here are some simple strategies for minimising the effect of haze and air pollution on your health so that you can continue to perform at your best.
Don’t leave anything important behind when packing for your next triathlon. Download our race day gear checklist for triathletes for free.