Run Test

Warm-Up 30 mins EP with strides, dynamic stretching and some technique Main 30 min time trial on a flat course on your own. You need to use a garmin device…

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What is triathlon?

What is Triathlon? A triathlon is a multi-sport event involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance events. Triathlon involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various…

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What equipment do I need

You don’t have to go out and spend a fortune when preparing for your first triathlon, but there are some basics you will need. They are: Swim: swimming togs, goggles,…

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Basic Nutrition Advice

It is paramount that your nutrition is right, not just when you are racing, but also when you are training. Here are some guidelines to get you started. Basic Nutrition…

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Glossary

70.3 Half distance triathlon. “Half Ironman”. 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run (half marathon). Also a trademark (owned by WTC, World Triathlon Corporation), so not all half…

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Calculate your Training Zones for spinning

In order to calculate your training zones for cycling you must determine your current state of fitness by carrying out a test in which you will determine your threshold heart…

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Beginner Training Plans

All members of Westport Triathlon Club will receive a personalised training plan that is managed by our club coaches Colm Casey and Ross McLynn. The training plan is specific to…

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How to warm up for a TT

Warming Up for Shorter Events For shorter races such as time trials, criteriums, or short track mountain bike races, a more structured and intense warm-up is recommended. When asking your…

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