Nick is a sports journalist based in London. He has been testing and reviewing cycling and triathlon gear for several U.K. magazines and is a British Tri coach who works one-on-one with long-course athletes.
Getting to Know One of the World’s Best Triathlon Coaches
He likes to keep a low profile and fly under the radar, but here we find out more about Dan Lorang...
Is It OK to Do More Than One Ironman Per Year?
It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of a busier race calendar, but is doing two (or more) iron-distance races a good idea?
The Science Behind Low-Carb High-Fat Diets for Tri
Low-carb, high-fat diets may be popular, but there’s a lot to know about how LCHF applies to triathlon training and racing. We take a deep dive the delicate risk/reward proposition.
Can A Triathlete Really Break 7 Hours Over The Iron Distance?
We dig into the science and numbers behind the audacious Sub7/Sub8 project.
Yes, Matt Hanson Heel Strikes (And Maybe You Should Too)
Derided by online analysts as a victim to his own running form, the fleet-footed Matt Hanson is firing back at his heel-striking critics with some advice of his own.
A Triathlete’s Guide to Get Started Cross-Country Skiing
This winter get started cross-country skiing (also known as Nordic skiing) to get in a good workout as an alternative to indoor biking.
One (Crazy, Pandemic) Year, Three Ironmans
In a year when most triathletes never set foot on a race course, how did Irene Magdalena Alisjahbana somehow manage to compete in not one, but three long-course events in 2020?
The Future of Long-Course Fast Is On The Run
In the last two years, we’ve seen several Kona records broken into pieces. But is the fastest still yet to come?
IM Tallinn Race Director Survives Shipwreck, Hosts Historic Ironman Event 26 Years Later
No stranger to impossible odds, Ain-Alar Juhanson lived through one of the worst maritime disasters in history in 1994; last weekend, he put on the first Ironman during the pandemic.
Your Ketones May Be Outlawed
Earlier this year, the Dutch Anti-Doping Authority raised some questions about the use of ketones in cycling. We break down the facts and give you a primer on the controversial supplement.
Critical Speed: Swim Faster With Less Work
A new study says that a subtle, but important, change in the way we test ourselves in the pool and train could reap huge dividends with less yardage in the pool.
Meet The World’s Best Long-Course Coach
North American triathletes might not recognize Dan Lorang’s name, but they’ll recognize the names of his world-title winning athletes: Jan Frodeno and Anne Haug. Our European correspondent profiles the first coach to train both male and female winners of the Ironman World Championship title in the same year.
Bike Fitting Is Getting Techier
As technology gets smaller and more advanced, a new wave of bike-fitting systems is getting triathletes in incredibly powerful (and comfortable) positions. We take a close look at three very different approaches.
Use These Pedal Efficiency Drills to Improve Your Technique
Good form begets good results.
Midsole Cleat Placement: Should All Triathletes Be Doing It?
Your cycling shoes are doing it wrong.
Review: More Air, More Aero With The Kask Utopia Helmet
Kask’s latest aero-road offering delivers more ventilation with less aero penalty—hot heads rejoice.
Meet a Pro: Kona Runner-Up Bart Aernouts
Don’t know Bart? You should. True tri fans won't be surprised by the Belgian’s stellar result at the 2018 IM World Championship.
Holiday Gift Roundup: 3 Bike Boxes for Triathletes
Nothing is more thoughtful than gifting the one you love (or yourself) a fortress of protection for their most prized tri-possession.
Fight Indoor Training Imbalances With These 8 Strength Moves
Counteract the specific effect of indoor training with this mobility, stability, and strength routine.
Maintaining Momentum Through an Injury
A seemingly season-ending injury doesn't mean you have to give up on your goals.