Category Archives: Racing

How to Deal with the Unexpected on Race Day

Despite all your best efforts, very few races go 100% to plan. Training may be interrupted by work and family life, illness may take you out for a few days, but a good training plan should be flexible and it’s important that you plan around existing factors in your life. Being flexible and adaptable with […]

Swimrun Racing – What’s it all about?

Swimrun racing was born in 2002 out of a drunken bet between friends, in which two teams of two raced each other over 75 km of swimming and running across the islands east of Stockholm. The last team to finish paid for the hotel, dinner and drinks. Since then the sport has evolved into the […]

Should we Train the Day after a Race?

Earlier this year after completing Ironman 70.3 Mallorca we were sat having breakfast the next day, stiff and tired and enjoying a well earned rest day, before flying home. Throughout that day we saw several people, who’d raced the previous day (wearing athlete wristbands) out and about running, biking and taking a dip in the […]

What Are the Benefits of Warming Up?

When we’re trying to juggle training with everything else in our lives, it can often feel like we have to squeeze as much out of the time we have. As a result, it’s easy to forgo a proper warm up. Some of you might not even do a warm up anyway, regardless of time. Firstly, […]

How to take on the AJ Bell London Triathlon

The London Triathlon is of the most iconic triathlons in the world and the largest in the country with over 13,000 participants each year. Large events like this attract athletes of all abilities from beginners right up to professionals, it’s very popular with first timers, with nearly 50 % of the field made up from […]

Considerations when choosing a trisuit

Triathlon apparel has come a long way since the 80’s with people sporting speedos and crop-tops (and that was just the men). With the growth of triathlon as a more mainstream sport, an increasing number of manufactures are getting into the multisport market bringing innovation and pushing the technology of kit design. This now means […]

How to take on the Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon

Set in the beautiful private grounds of the palace, this is one of the country’s most iconic races and definitely one everyone should tick off their list. Idyllic lake swim and closed road course makes this a great race for new comers to the sport looking to take on a challenge. But don’t let that […]

5 Top Ultra Marathon Tips, From Ultra Runner Tom Adams

Ultra running is a sport of the mind as well as the body. Months of preparation go into training your body to cope with the demands of competing over many hours of racing. But to be able to successfully complete an ultra marathon you need to be more than just fit. Knowing your own race […]

Should we stretch before exercise?

In recent years stretching has become quite a controversial topic within the endurance community with many challenging its place as part of a warm up routine. Traditionally the logic has been that stretching when used in a warm up made our muscles more pliable, and readied them for exercise making them work better and reducing […]

RG Active offer ONLINE BOOKING for 2013

Getting started with RG Active’s teamup booking software….

teamup is an online platform for fitness providers that allows them to manage schedules, bookings, payments and customer information. This article provides a basic overview of the main components of the teamup software.