April 25th, 2018
How to Improve Endurance for Cyclists
Endurance and stamina are key attributes for all cyclists, but how do you improve them? We give you expert advice on building both, to enable you to transform both your cycling fitness and performance.
April 23rd, 2018
How to Prevent Sports and Training Injuries
A sports, or training, injury can be a huge setback on your training journey and could see you out of action for weeks or even months in extreme cases. So how do you minimise the risk of such injuries? We spoke to Jo Meek, Team GB ultra-runner and physiotherapist, on how to ensure you avoid injury.
April 20th, 2018
IRONMAN training: we help you create the right plan to achieve success
About to take on an IRONMAN challenge? Training for an IRONMAN should never be underestimated. We give you expert advice on devising the right training plan for you, to ensure race day success.
April 16th, 2018
Triathlon Training Tips: How to Plan for Triathlon Success
Training for a triathlon is all about time management. Most triathletes have families, jobs and other commitments and still manage to find the time to train for all three disciplines. So, whether you’re taking on your first triathlon or looking to improve upon your previous ones, we’ve got you covered.
April 11th, 2018
How to Build and Improve Muscle Mass
Whether you’re just starting out on your muscle building journey or want tips to improve your muscle mass further, here’s our quick tips and advice, to ensure you reach your target.
March 9th, 2018
How to measure and improve recovery after a race or intense training block
In order for athletes to be successful, regardless of their chosen sport, one of the key outcomes needs to be consistency in training and competing.
February 28th, 2018
Food Hack #NutButter
Most individuals are surprised when I mention they can eat nut butter. Yes, they are high in fat but they are high in good fats and provide you with so many other essential nutrients
February 5th, 2018
Food Hack #RedLentils
As a vegetarian, this has been a staple in my diet for years. However, I appreciate for many when faced with the challenge of what to do with them, they are at a bit of a loss.
December 8th, 2017
Food Hack #Walnuts
Walnuts are one of the only plant based sources of omega 3 fatty acids in the form of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which can be used by the body to make omega-3- fatty acids.
December 4th, 2017
Taming a Festive Hangover
We’ve survived the clocks going back and the nights drawing in; we’ve donned our woolly hats and watched the fireworks light up the night sky, which can only mean that fairy lights and festive cheer will be arriving on our doorstep any day now.
December 2nd, 2017
Race of the month: Edinburgh New Year’s Day Triathlon
Described on their club website as a “fun race”, Edinburgh Triathletes play host to one of the more extreme methods for seeing in the New Year!
November 22nd, 2017
Overtraining: The Lowdown
Overtraining is every triathletes nightmare. Fatigue, illness, poor performance are all outcomes of overtraining and the only solution is weeks even months of rest. This is where biomarker tracking can help you balance your training load with recovery enabling you to train smarter.
November 13th, 2017
Biomarker Profiling – 28 years and learning...
Coach Joe Beer looks at his journey of blood profiling. In a world full of gimmicks and marginal gains, Joe believes this new kid on the block - biomarker tracking - is a vital building block for your personal health, fitness and performance.
November 6th, 2017
Athlete Q&A Susie Cheetham
Professional Ironman athlete Susie Cheetham is one of the most consistent athletes on the circuit. She tells us what it takes to bank a sixth place World’s finish for the second time, how the sport is progressing as quickly as she is, and how she keeps her competitive ‘edge’.
October 23rd, 2017
Forth Edge launches new biomarker packages
As a new company with big ideas, we are always seeking to improve our service. We are thrilled be able to offer you three new tests: Race Fit, Training Load and Recovery, to ensure you are in full control from the inside out.
October 4th, 2017
Athlete Q&A - Matt Sharp
This month’s ambassador Q&A is with elite marathon runner Matt Sharp. Naturally we were intrigued to speak to an athlete who has competed at an elite level in not one sport, but two.
October 2nd, 2017
Biomarker of the Month – WBC
With winter fast approaching and with it an increase in colds and flu, your white blood cell count will play a vital role in keeping your immune system strong.
September 13th, 2017
The importance of immune health when training
By Renee McGregor, Performance and Clinical Dietitian
August 23rd, 2017
Biomarker Profiling: The Missing Piece in Your Training Jigsaw
The massive explosion in apps and wearables has meant that we now have more information than ever before to help us with our training. We spend hours tracking our progress on platforms like Strava, Garmin Connect and Training Peaks…..but how much do any of us really know about what’s happening to our body on the inside?
March 28th, 2017
The greatest wealth is health
Guest blog by Jasmijn Muller, endurance cyclist & world record holder
March 8th, 2017
Altitude training in Ethiopia
Guest blog by Matt Sharp, former ITU U23 World Champion turned long distance runner
February 26th, 2017
Training for my 2nd marathon
Guest blog by Jude Peck, recreational runner
January 7th, 2017
Preparing for the biggest challenge of my life
Guest blog by Alex Tucker
November 23rd, 2016
Protecting my health as an athlete
Guest blog by Mark Threlfall, Professional Triathlete