LFTC Running Weekend – a wet and rainy SUCCESS!

Renee Recaps a Rainy but Awesome Weekend on the Coast Two weekends ago I embarked on a trail running weekend getaway in Devon with LFTC. Having never done any off-road running prior to this, I didn’t know what to expect. They say not having expectations is the only way to avoid disappointment – well I … Continued

Swimming the Bangla Channel for CIPRB – Becky Horsbrugh

Our club is full of inspiring individuals and we wanted to share a story from one of our Members, Becky Horsbrugh, who recently swam the Bangla Channel, a 16km openwater sportive. Not only has she raised a huge amount of awareness for a cause very close to her heart but now over £2,200 pounds in … Continued

Meet your 2018 LFTC Committee

You may be aware that LFTC is run by a group of volunteers who put aside their time to keep everything ticking and create the best experience for our members. At our recent AGM we elected our new committee for 2018 who we are thrilled to introduce below! We would like to say a huge thank … Continued

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