• How To Live With a Triathlete
    15 Mar 2022 / Gabriella Burden
    Not satisfied with accomplishing goals in one sport, triathletes will dedicate their lives to doing three. But what about the dedication from friends and family along the journey too? If you're living with a swim-bike-run enthusiast, dating one or are friends with one, there are a few things that you should know, which will ultimately help...
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    7 things you need to do before your first open water swim
    06 Jan 2022
    Double-Olympic silver medalist, Commonwealth and European swimming champion and Speedo ambassador Jazz Carlin has now retired from competition but isn't slowing down any time soon. Here, Jazz shares her top tips for getting started in open water swimming. Heading out for your first open water swim can feel quite scary and daunting. However,...
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    How to change your swim technique for the open water
    01 Jan 2022
    Now that double-Olympic silver medalist Jazz Carlin has now retired from competitive swimming, she's fallen in love with open-water swimming and triathlon. We asked her to share her top tips on how to adapt your pool technique for the outdoors. Swimming technique for pool swimming and open water swimming can be very different and can sometimes...
  • Kendrick Louis dives back into training with Speedo
    08 Dec 2021
    New South Wales pro surf Ironman Kendrick Louis dives back into training in the open water. Here's how his Speedo Xenon wetsuit is helping him to carry on with long swim sessions even through the winter. As a professional surf ironman the NSW lockdowns hit my training schedule pretty hard between June and October 2021. Normally I would be at...
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    Get a FREE Entry to the Lorne Pier to Pub Ocean Swim with Speedo
    11 Nov 2021
    After a disrupted 2020/2021 season, the Pier to Pub swim is going ahead for 2022 under ‘normal’ event conditions! Held in Lorne, Victoria just off the iconic Great Ocean Road, the Pier to Pub is a highlight on the ocean swim calendar being one of the largest ocean swim events in the world. Over 5,000 swimmers will take on the 1.2km...
  • Daphne Belt
    21 Oct 2021
    Daphne Belt, an 82-year-old from Littlehampton in West Sussex, charged through the finish line at Venice Ironman 70.3 in just over eight hours, setting what is suspected to be a world record for her age group.
  • Jonny Brownlee answers your questions about triathlon
    29 Jul 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Jonny Brownlee is an Olympic Silver and Bronze medalist, former World Triathlon Champion and two-time World Sprint Triathlon Champion, as well as a national treasure here in the UK. Thanks to long-time sponsor adidas , we gave our community of triathletes the chance to ask Jonny anything. Here are your questions answered. Joanna Goodhead - How do...
  • Best Triathlon Wetsuits 2021
    26 May 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Are you a seasoned triathlete looking to find your next level wetsuit or a beginner, just dipping your toe into open water swimming? Whichever stage you're at, we're here to help you. From entry-level to high-end, here are the best wetsuits of 2021. Wetsuits have come a long way in making you streamlined and they even help with your body...
  • Deep dive into cold water swimming: the kit you need
    27 Apr 2021
    Winter can be punishingly cold, but whilst pools were closed last year, many athletes have found themselves falling in love with open-water swimming. If you haven't taken the plunge yet, here's Zone3's guide to the accessories you'll need to keep the chills at bay. Just like you, we've had to make adjustments to the way we are...
  • Polar Heart Rate Monitors
    22 Mar 2021 / Damien Whinnery
    When looking for a heart rate sensor, Polar offer four great options with the Polar H10, Polar H9, Polar OH1, and Polar Verity Sense. All four heart rate monitors provide highly accurate heart rate monitoring and a fantastic array of features. Plus, each use Bluetooth Smart and ANT+, allowing you to connect to a huge variety of training devices,...