Anyone racing a triathlon this weekend will be fully aware that the UK is enjoying some fine summer weather. Whilst this is very welcome, it can have some negative impacts on racing. Award-winning Official Outlaw Triathlon coach, Simon Ward, has put these tips together – with some additional points from High5 Sports Nutrition - ahead of Sunday’s Outlaw Half Holkham.
Remember that predicted temperatures are for shade, not direct sunlight, so you could be racing in temperatures above of 30 degrees. However, there are plenty of basic things you can do to help yourself on race day, and our race crew will be doing everything they can to help look after you.
Race Week Tips:
Race Day Tips:
Note that the Outlaw Half Holkham will be a wetsuit mandatory swim.
For more detailed information about dehydration, visit the High5 Blog.