Training resources

This page is intended as a starting point to for club members interested in learning about training methods/theory. The aim is to build on this as a resource over time.

This is just an initial draft and links for swimming and running are a bit scant. Cycling is my ‘thing’ 🙂

If anyone has suggestions for additions or modifications to this page, please contact





There are some great sites like Stickybottle and GCN that provide many videos and tutorials on all aspects of cycling.  Below are a selection of a useful links:


Cycling jargon

Riding in the wet

How to get home when punctured and have no tubes

How to dress properly for long winter rides

Pre-ride checks

How to ride in a group

Still interested?….

Anatomy of a bicycle

What to take with you on a 100km ride

Pedalling technique

Up and over

10 recovery tips

Bike cleaning

How to use a foam roller

Planning group rides tips page

10 simple tips for climbing

Good form and technique



Speed vs. Aerobic endurance – what is holding you back?

Kinetic Revolution resources



Setting up your heart rate zones

Beginner 10 week triathlon training plan (by Eamonn Tilley for Irish Runner)

Alternative Beginner 13 week triathlon training Programme

Of course, one of the best ways to learn is to show up to one of the club training sessions. There is a vast amount of experience built up within the club and, more importantly, people willing to share it. All you have to do is put on the gear and show up!