Move to Winter Training Schedule

You may be feeling that the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting worse, so in sync with Mother Nature, LFTC will be moving to our customary winter training schedule starting from next Wednesday, the 4th of October. Although this will mean that we will be taking a sabbatical from the West Reservoir for … Continued

Racing your team mates!

Our club thrives because we love training and racing together. Although triathlon is essentially an individual’s sport we all gain from each other’s participation in the club, whether it is pushing each other in training, being inspired by someone else to try something new, learning  from the collective experience, or just enjoying each other’s company. … Continued

Fuelling for Sunday club training

Whether you struggle to have a proper meal first thing in the morning, or you can’t bring yourself to rise early enough for a bowl of porridge to vacate your stomach and progress down the digestive system before the 8am swim, fuelling before Sunday morning club training can be tricky. But there are some big … Continued

Do I need a coach? Guest post: Rob Popper

Rob is a professional triathlon coach based in Hackney who has worked with LFTC on and off for a number of years. He holds a British Triathlon Level 3 coach qualification, is currently lead coach for the LFTC Juniors sessions on Saturdays and is a certified Sports Massage Therapist. Alongside discussing the finer points of … Continued

Club Awards 2016 announced at Christmas Party

2016 has been an exciting year for London Fields Triathlon Club, we’ve established a regular juniors section, we’ve welcomed several new (and returning) coaches to the team, witnessed a slew of awe-inspiring multi-sport and single-discipline achievements from members (whether taking on multi-sport for the first time, conquering ultra-endurance challenges or stepping onto the podium) and … Continued

Back to basics

This months Swim Smooth news letter is the perfect reminder that its all about the basics. Get your breathing and your kick right and the rest will become easy(easier)! It’s also a great reminder that there’s is no one way to swim. We all have slightly different techniques, these may be driven by past learning … Continued

Race Report: Thorpe Park Olympic Distance Triathlon

Thrilling racing at the LFTC Olympic-distance club championships After a week of cool grey skies, we were looking forwards to a bright sunny day for the Thorpe Olympic Distance Triathlon. The race is new to the London League race series in 2016 and it’s the first time that Tri Project have held an Olympic distance … Continued

Race Report: Jetstream Triathlon

The sun came out for the LFTC members who ventured over to north-west London on the 19th of June, for the latest instalment of the London League. The Jetstream Sprint Triathlon took place in the serene surroundings of the Merchant Taylors’ school in Northwood, and comprised of a 750m lake swim (in the school sailing … Continued