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Perfecting your running technique with simple basics

You may depend on your legs to run, but it counts on the whole body to power your run. As the nursery rhyme goes, ‘Heads and shoulders, knees and toes..”. Start with perfecting your running technique with these 4 body…

Tips to improve your sprint distance Swim in Triathlon

If you usually fear the swimming part of Triathlon, you’re not alone. However, you can continue to build your confidence and train up your swim, to improve on your time. If you can train at the pool three times a…

Sue Teoh: Top Strategies to Beat the Heat in triathlon

One of the biggest challenges triathletes will be facing on race day is the environment. With the current weather pattern with heat waves, you need to have a well planned strategy to manage the heat! Here are some pointers to help you out:…

What do you eat before a duathlon?

If you have a race on the weekend, it’s time to start eating up and hydrating yourself before the big day. Take into account the weather and the heat, since you can lose more than a quart of water per…

Monkey Bar making monkey business out of you?

It may seem like monkey business, but the monkey bars are nowhere to be monkeying around during the Spartan Race. You could try practising at the playground nearest to you, and try to keep the kids at bay. At the…

Perfect the Atlas Carry for your next Spartan Race

Still haven’t figured how to perfect your Atlas Carry for the next race?  Start practicing some squats to tone up your legs. The key is, you are going to want to get real low to the ground to grab that stone,…

Sue Teoh: 5 tips to cycle off your calories and get race ready

Happy New Year of the Monkey! Everyone ditched their bikes for Chinese New Year treats and parties and now we have to get ourselves back on the bike pronto! Post CNY celebrations, we probably also gained some unwanted weight and fitness on…

Top 5 tips to move up to IRONMAN 70.3 racing by Australian Triathlon star Peter Kerr

A short course triathlon star to make his IRONMAN 70.3 debut in his home town of Geelong, Australia. In 2012 Victorian triathlete Peter Kerr recorded arguably the biggest win of his career taking out the Noosa Triathlon. A short course specialist,…

Create Explosive Sprinting Strength with Sled Pulls

Running is easy, but learning how to run fast, and sprint is not. Learning how to accelerate to top speed is one of the most difficult skills. You’ve seen this in CrossFit boxes and Obstacle Races, why are people pulling…

Sue Teoh: Improve your swimming strokes with drills

What are swim drills? Swim drills may sound alien to you if you’ve not attended formal swim coaching sessions before. Don’t get intimidated by drills, it is merely an exercise that exaggerates a particular aspect of a swim stroke. Used appropriately,…