Race Day Nutrition Tips

Race Day Fluid and Carbs, More or Less?   It’s really hard to get it right. It’s really hard to give people direct advice to get it right. But if you can just understand how the system works, you’ll be a lot closer to almost getting it right. If you could jump on the scales at the … Read more

How To Jump Cyclocross Barriers Like A Pro

Debatably one of the best spectator and participation events in the world, Cyclo-cross is well known for it’s tough terrain and tough to tackle barriers. We had the pleasure of checking out professional riders (and all round good guys) Paul Van Der Ploeg and Michael Ronning at the recent national cyclocross round. Both won their races, and … Read more

How To Improve Your Running Technique

“Hi Dr Mitch – I’ve been dabbling in shorter distance tris but keen to get into the longer stuff now but have been told I have the running style of a baby giraffe. Any tips? – Miss Giraffe” Hi Miss Giraffe, Thanks for writing in.   There are, as I consider it, a number of … Read more

Annabel Luxford Interview

We had a chat with our triathlon ambassador Annabel Luxford about her ITU triathlon and Half Ironman career. And about her Ironman Melbourne debut. Annabel also told us why she likes and believes in The Turbine to help her during her races.  

The Season Ahead

By Calvin Watson. I am writing from my European Base, where I spend the majority of my time once the season is underway. I have just returned home from Volta Catalunya, a really tough seven-day World Tour race, where I saw fellow Australian rider Richie Porte take home the win. It’s really nice to see … Read more

Ironman Melbourne 2015

Luke Bell sitting on beach wearing Turbine

By Luke Bell.  Ironman Melbourne (held last weekend) was my hometown event and one of the “majors” on the global Ironman circuit. With a strong field assembled for this championship it was always going to be a fast swim, bike and run. The athletes didn’t disappoint: with new swim and bike course records being set. … Read more

My First Ironman

By Annabel Luxford. On possibly one of the best autumnal days Melbourne could offer, I embarked on the biggest challenge of my fifteen years as a professional triathlete – Ironman Melbourne (3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run). As the Asia Pacific Championship event, the field was star-studded with World Ironman Champions, Half Ironman World Champions, … Read more