April 3rd, 2011 | Injury

Shin Splints Recovery Advice – Foam Rollers!

Question: "I've done two marathons and this year will be my second Triathlon season! My main issue seems to be being prone to shin splints. A few people have recommended I get a foam roller. Is it worth getting one?" By Ruth Mills Answer: ...

March 3rd, 2011 | Reviews

Top 10 Gift Ideas for a Triathlete!

If you're worrying what to get a Triathlete for their birthday - never fear! It turns out that Triathletes are one of the easiest people in the world to buy a gift for, because of their varied interests and inexplicable fascination with gadgets ...

March 2nd, 2011 | Reviews, Triathlon Gear Reviews

“Rhythm Bra” – Sports Bra Review

  Product Overview The Rhythm Bra is a new product on the market that is said to be an ultra supportive sports bra with the addition of a centre pocket for holding an mp3 player, or any small items securely while you work out.   The Gear: I ...

March 1st, 2011 | Injury

Injury Prevention for Triathletes!

Picking up an injury can be a frustrating experience and like many things prevention is far superior to cure. Ruth Mills chartered physiotherapist with Sports Med Ireland details the types and causes of some common injuries ...

February 21st, 2011 | Brick Sessions, NewToTri, Triathlon

The Benefits Of Brick Sessions

  A “Brick” workout is a bike ride, immediately followed by a run in a single training session.  A “combo” workout is a combination of two sports in a single workout that are not bike-run ordered. Examples of combo workouts include ...