Ever started too quickly? It’s likely we all have at some point and often only realise midway through exercise. You’re clutching your chest, praying that the stitch you’ve got will leave your exhausted body as your legs become heavier and the race seems to get longer. But why?
Adrenaline. It’s the hormone released throughout the body during exercise which has both positive and negative effects. The sympathetic nervous system controls the release of adrenaline into the body
Open Water swimming can be extremely daunting, event to the most experienced athletes. We asked 2012 Olympic swimmer, Sophie Allen, on how she overcame her fears and grew to love the open water after injury left her unable to compete in the pool. As a lifelong pool swimmer, open water never even occurred to me until injury took me away from competitive medley. After a year of finding my way back to the sport of swimming; friends of mine pestered me til success about going to
The Brighton and Hove Triathlon have just announced their partnership with skincare brand, Sebamed. With the inaugural event seeing Sebamed sponsor the triathlon transition zone, 2017 will see full branding onsite as they become the triathlon’s Official Run Course Sponsor. Sebamed is one of the leading brands for medicinal skin care with a pH value 5.5 – the same as healthy skin. Dermatologically tested and recommended for sensitive and stressed skin, they are the perfect pro
Brighton and Hove Triathlon have introduced CLIF® Bar as their Nutrition Sponsor for the 2017 event.
Named after his father Clifford, 26 years ago CLIF® Bar’s founder Gary decided it was time to produce an energy bar that not only powered him through long bike rides, but one that actually tasted good. 2 years later he produced the first CLIF® Bar. The brand has now grown into a range of products including energy shots and bars, in a variety of delicious flavours.
Brighton and Hove Triathlon have announced nuun as their Hydration Sponsor for 2017. Having shaken the hydration world when they rejected sugary sports drinks and instead offered a simple, self-dissolving electrolyte tab to keep individuals hydrated through the use of healthy, clean ingredients, nuun is now an internationally recognised product available in over 30 countries. With an expected 2000 triathletes competing in the sunshine on Hove Lawns and an additional 20,000 sp
Left to Right: Mary, Lucy, Natasha Deciding it was time to get active, mother/daughter combo Mary & Natasha set the Brighton and Hove Triathlon as their goal and having loved the adrenaline buzz, Mary's back for more this year. "I was a fair-weather jogger and gym swimmer when Lisa (one of the triathlon Directors) mentioned the Super-Sprint triathlon to me and I thought actually, that's completely achievable! I'd never done anything like this before but the idea of an organis
Struggling to juggle life as a mother and full-time medical consultant, Masha Finn became determined to find the time to exercise and has since become a regular runner and in September will take on the Olympic distance Brighton and Hove Triathlon. I am a typical 40 year old woman, with small kids and a job, no free time and aspirations to get fit that really never materialise. That is until last year I ran the Brighton 10K in April. And when I say run, realistically I walked