Running

Triathlon

November 6, 2018

How To Run Injury Free

So many runners struggle with injury. Here are four specific things you can do to run injury free.

Ben PulhamAuthor

Running

October 23, 2018

Be Careful Who You Listen To

Training and racing advice is easy to find, and a lot harder to filter. Here’s how to do it.

Ben PulhamAuthor

Running

Triathlon

October 9, 2018

Why MAF Testing Is Useful (And How To Do It)

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.

Ben PulhamAuthor

Running

Triathlon

August 28, 2018

Why Mileage Is Important (But Not That Important)

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.

Ben PulhamAuthor

Running

Triathlon

August 14, 2018

Consistency Is The Ultimate Performance Enhancer

Consistency is the ultimate performance enhancer. When you apply these six strategies, you’ll become a more consistent and faster athlete.

Ben PulhamAuthor

Lifestyle

July 31, 2018

Sleep Your Way To Better Performance

Good quality sleep is an often overlooked requirement for any athlete looking to perform at their potential in training and racing. Here’s why!

Ben PulhamAuthor

Running

Triathlon

July 3, 2018

Why Hills Are Speedwork In Disguise

1972 Olympic marathon champion, Frank Shorter, once said that hills are speedwork in disguise. It’s a great quote, here’s why!

Ben PulhamAuthor

Running

Triathlon

May 3, 2018

How To Determine Your Ideal Hydration Plan

When you know these numbers, it’s easy to customise a hydration plan that will improve the quality of your training and recovery.

Ben PulhamAuthor

Triathlon

April 19, 2018

6 Skills That Improve Your Triathlon Performance (Without Additional Training)

It’s easy to think that the only way to improve your racing is to do more training. More volume. More intensity. More effort… It’s the go-to strategy for many triathletes regardless of whether they’re training for short or long course events. While this strategy can obviously work, there are a number of other things you […]

Ben PulhamAuthor

Running

Triathlon

April 5, 2018

Why You Should Learn From (Not Copy) Other Athletes

“But that is what [insert athlete name here] is doing.”
It’s something I hear from the athletes I coach and from the athletes I don’t.
It seems everyone is comparing themselves to others and looking for the next hack that will take their performance to the next level.

Ben PulhamAuthor

Lifestyle

March 8, 2018

Monitor Fitness And Fatigue By Measuring Resting Heart Rate

As you probably know, I’m an advocate for using a heart rate monitor to measure intensity and track your progress against pace, speed or power.
I am also a fan of monitoring resting heart rate (RHR) each morning, to see how your aerobic fitness is responding to training and how you’re recovering from your last hard session.

Ben PulhamAuthor