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How long is a super sprint triathlon?

As we’ve mentioned in our other article about triathlons, events are typically divided into age groups. This means that you will be competing alongside other triathletes who fall into the same band fo…
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Finishing a 5k in faster time

How to run a 5k faster

Know your current speed Before you start working on improving your 5k time, you’ll need to figure out what your current pace is. You can use a pace calculator like this one to work out your average s…
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What to eat before a marathon

How much do I need to eat before a marathon? Carb loading is a tried and tested method that many athletes use to build up their energy stores before a marathon. Essentially, carbohydrate loading is a…
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Eating pasta before a half marathon

What to eat before a half marathon

How much do I need to eat before a half marathon? Ever heard of carb loading? You most likely will have come across it at some point if you are training for a half marathon. Carb or carbohydrate load…
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How to run a marathon faster

How to run a marathon faster

Do some practice races When we say do some practice races, we’re not talking about completing marathons but rather signing up to a few shorter races like 5k, 10k or even half marathon events to prepa…
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How long does it take to walk a mile

How long does it take to walk a mile?

How long is a mile? A mile is equal to 1609.34 meters - now this may make no sense to you if you don’t understand measurements and distance (don’t worry I’m with you on that one!), so to put it simpl…
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How long is a full ironman

How long is a Full Ironman triathlon?

If you are looking to take part in a triathlon of any length, you’ll find that races are divided into age groups. This means that you will be competing alongside other male or female triathletes who f…
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Calories burnt cycling

How many calories burnt cycling?

Whether you enjoy cycling on a track or indoors at the gym, cycling is as good as a cardio workout gets. You’re guaranteed to get your heart rate up with cycling, it is estimated that you burn up to 4…
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How many swimming laps is a mile

How many swimming laps is a mile?

Swimming is the perfect way to destress, improve your mental health, lower risk of diseases and most importantly- you can work out without the sweat! What are swimming laps? In the swimming world th…
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What is the average cycling speed

What Is The Average Cycling Speed?

Cycling Conditions The environment you are cycling in has a big impact on your average speed. Your speed in a hilly environment will differ to a flat, smooth surface. If you’re whizzing downhill you’…
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What is the average Full Ironman time

What is the average time for a Ironman triathlon?

If you’ve been training and working your way up to completing your first Full Ironman, you can find a great local triathlon event on our website, plus, having a race to prepare for is also a great way…
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What is the average super sprint triathlon time

What is the average time for a super sprint triathlon?

There are 5 triathlon distances that are recognised as standard, meaning that for each one there will be a different average. However, pinning down an average time for a triathlon distance is not an e…