Training advice for the Eastbourne Triathlon from ZigZag Alive
Advice from triathlon coach Mike Porteous

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Doing any event like the Eastbourne Triathlon is so much more than just what happens on the day.  More than anything, getting the most out of yourself comes down to the training you are able to put in over the months and weeks before.

We’ll regularly be posting up tips and advice for everyone taking on the great challenge of triathlon in partnership with tri coach Mike Porteous from ZigZag Alive.

  • for those going for their very first triathlon some general advice on getting the right mix of training in the gradual build up to the race
  • for those who are more experienced, we’ll focus on some of the specifics of the race and offer some tips to prepare
  • plus lots of sharing ideas, experience and lessons
  • and you can also email us, or post on Facebook or Twitter (@eastbournetri) and ask questions about your training or preparation for the event which we’ll be happy to answer

ZigZag Alive specialises in swim, cycling, run and triathlon coaching, helping people of all abilities and ambitions – whether to make a new start or to challenge yourself to new heights.  Mike is also the Head Coach at Brighton Triathlon Club.

For more information about ZigZag Alive or to contact Mike personally, please visit their website. 

Team Bodyworks XTC

bodyworks logopngTeam Bodyworks XTC is the local Eastbourne Triathlon and Swimming club. The club and its partners, the University of Brighton and Eastbourne College, offer athletes of all ages and abilities the opportunity to maximise their athletic potential through structured and organised appropriate training. The club specialises in Triathlon and Swimming along with catering for fitness opportunities in numerous other sports. Team Bodyworks XTC offers local athletes regular structured group training sessions for both juniors and adults at all levels from novice amateurs to world class professionals. New members are welcome.

For more information please visit their website.