Author: JohnValbyNation

Doping debate film: sporting figures, including Kelly Sotherton, debate doping

The panelists, including Nicole Sapstead (CEO UK Anti-Doping), Kelly Sotherton (Olympic medalist) Wendy Martinson OBE (nutritionist to elite sport) and Chris Fisher, Head of Healthspan Elite (a supplier of high-quality vitamins and supplements) debated the use of performance enhancing drugs in athletics and the issues facing the sport ahead of the Rio. Panel members discussed the alternatives for…

By JohnValbyNation March 15, 2021 0

High protein beer gets the taste test

With a fairly low alcohol content of 3.6%, each 330ml bottle is said to boast 33% fewer calories (92.4) than a regular brew, 85% fewer carbs (1.65g) and 95% more protein, with a bumper 21.8g per bottle. So, most importantly, how does it taste?  Advertisement BrewDog’s Dead Pony Club, Moor Beer Co’s Revival, Bath Ales…

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ITU Multisport World Championship Festival dates confirmed for 2017

For the first time ever four branches of multisport are coming together in one world championship, the  ITU Multisport World Championship Festival, which will take place August 18-27 2017 in Penticton, British Columbia. Advertisement  The 10-day event will see 5,000 athletes compete in four separate World Championships – duathlon, aquathlon, cross triathlon & long distance…

By JohnValbyNation March 15, 2021 0

Sweat monitor offers great potential for multisport athletes

A sweat monitor that can continuously check multiple biochemicals in sweat has been developed by scientists could offer great benefits to triathletes, particularly long-distance athletes competing in hot climates. Advertisement For in the future athletes could potentially be able to wear devices that would alert them to health problems such as fatigue, dehydration and dangerously…

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Triathlon training book giveaway

 James Beckinsale M.Sc, a BTF L3 High Performance Coach, has published his first book, The Triathlon Training Book. Click Here: liverpool mens jersey Advertisement Published by DK and priced £12.99 it covers all aspects of triathlon training from how to get faster, stronger and smarter to nutrition and choosing the right kit and equipment that…

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Brownlee brothers launch new yogurt

Five pence from each pot sold will be donated directly to the initiative, which works to give children in the UK a positive and fun sporting experience and to encourage regular activity in the great outdoors – core values that directly reflect those of The Collective. Advertisement Alistair and Jonny each selected their favourite fruit…

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Harry Wiltshire remembers Julian Jenkinson

When I was 14 I was given my first triathlon magazine in a Christmas stocking.  Advertisement The centre page spread was an article on Julian Jenkinson, the only professional triathlete in the U.K. (according to the tax man).  Jules had one foot on a gallon drum of sports drink and was holding onto a yellow…

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Tickets on sale now for the 220 Awards

The great and the good of the triathlon world will be descending on a venue in London in just a few days’ time for the star-studded event that is the annual 220 Triathlon Awards. What’s more, tickets are now on general sale, so if your triathlon club fancy a night to remember, you have the…

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Gwen Jorgensen wins ITU World Cup in New Zealand

American triathlete Gwen Jorgensen continued her dominating winning streak with a win at the 2016 ITU World Cup in New Plymouth, with Kiwi triathlete Andrea Hewitt coming second and Kirsten Kasper (USA) coming third. Advertisement “I have been in New Plymouth for a couple weeks now because my coach is originally from here and it has been great,…

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