Joe Skipper: Ironman UK Race Report
On 15th July, Zone3 athlete Joe Skipper finished as the Ironman winner at Ironman UK in Bolton. Read his race report below... I entered this race originally as a backup, in case something happened at Challenge Roth which was 2 weeks prior to Ironman U...
7 Top Tips for Buying a Wetsuit
If you are in the sport of TRI for the long term, sooner or later, you will be buying that wetsuit. Even if you venture from the colder climes and are quite comfortable swimming in cold water, there will be times when it might be compulsory to wear one a...
Open Water Racing Tips
Use these pro tactics to save valuable seconds in the swim section of your next race! The Professional Triathlete does the sports for a living. The Age Grouper does it for the love. What can you as an age grouper learn from the Pro? Don’t forget, they t...
Balancing Training and the Family Holiday
If you are anything like me and my family, we almost never plan a trip that is not built around a race of some sorts. For a sporty-fitness orientated family, this is not a problem. For the family that may have a half vested interest in the sport of TRI, this...
Getting Ready for Race Day: Tapering & Pre-race Rituals
Most of us do the hard yards in training to prepare us specifically for race days. The constant search for a better, faster, more satisfying result on race days is what keeps us going. One never truly masters the art of triathlon – even the pro’s will co...
Zone3’s Guide to Brick Training
Your goal could be to simply reach the finish line. Or it could be to win in your age group. Either way, racing a combination of three different disciplines requires a demanding amount of effort. At first sight, triathlon could seem like a fixed sequence ...
Tim Don’s Comeback: Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica
We caught up with Tim Don before and after his recent win at Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica, the first triathlon he raced since breaking his neck last year two days before the World Championships. Read more about his injury and his journey back to triathlon here. ...
Meet The Founder
We have teamed up with our friends at Long Course Weekend to put together an interesting documentary for you, a Q&A with our founder, James Lock. Watch below to discover how the brand was created. Also, hear some useful swim tips to take with you to L...
Heat Stroke: Recognising the Signs & How to Avoid it
Hands up, who's guilty of going out training with full bottles, and coming home with full bottles? For some of us living in the UK and feeling that we don't sweat during the cold winter is something common. To be fair, it's all too easy to forget to hydra...