ISSUE 89 / FEBRUARY 2016
But we’ve still got our eyes on the prize, and so should you. Maximise your chances of success in 2016 by following training coach Phil Mosley’s top advice on how to plan ahead, leaving nothing to chance and ensuring you reach race day in top form (p38).
For many, 2016 will be the year you challenge yourself to take on a triathlon or a new distance, in which case turn to our beginners’ bike test (p74) to see which steed could send you flying out of transition. If nerves are holding you back from taking the next step, read the reassuring words from our Cardiff Triathletes’ coaches who have golden advice on how to avoid big race jitters (TZ p5).
For hardened triathletes in your winter pain cave, check out these HIIT turbo sessions (TZ p11) and some important conditioning exercises to help you with your swim (TZ p8).
Whatever your goals for 2016, we’re here to help you every step of the way.
So let’s make it a year for new challenges, personal success and lots of finisher medals! As a new year begins, it’s a good opportunity to take some time to reflect. Which is why in this issue we’ve chosen to take a look over the last year’s events (p10) including who and what made the headlines in the triathlon world. Plus, we’ve rounded up the best gear of the year (p30).
Debbi Marco, Editor