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Windrush Open Water Swimming Guidelines

WINDRUSH OPEN WATER SWIMMING GUIDELINES

Some open water swimming venues are starting to reopen which is great for those of us who have been missing being in the water! Open water can include rivers, lakes, natural pools and the sea. There is a big difference between swimming in a pool and swimming outdoors, which comes with its own set of dangers. As a British Triathlon affiliated club, we encourage following their…

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Added by Alex Balmer on May 18, 2020 at 10:00 — No Comments

Indoor Trainer Guide

INDOOR TRAINER GUIDE 

With more free time than we know what to do with during COVID, plenty of members have made the jump to training indoors. Hopefully this guide is a helpful tool to help you get started. I’ll try and cover the types of indoor trainers before going into the different apps available to aid with training (/racing) indoors.

Equipment noted with an asterix (*) isn’t required to get started - only required for…

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Added by Jack Thomas on May 15, 2020 at 15:35 — No Comments

England Athletics - Athlete Registration for 2020-2021

The window for (re-)registration as an England Athletics member is now open.

The portal for renewing (or buying) your EA membership is now open for the 20-21 season. As you'll see below EA have extended the renewal window until 31st August. But please do renew as soon as you are able. The price rise has been delayed until 2021, so it remains at £15.

PLEASE NOTE YOU DO THIS VIA MYCLUBHOUSE (see instructions below).…

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Added by Ben Daniels on April 28, 2020 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Exercising/training guidance during COVID-19

While triathlon is predominantly an outdoor sport that allows athletes to exercise in the fresh air, the message to all of us is clear, we must play our part in containing the spread of COVID-19 and keeping others safe whilst thanking those who are already!

We adhere, as a club, to BTF (the governing body of our sport) guidelines who…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on April 6, 2020 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

Top Tips for Athlete Immunity during COVID-19

The main focus during this time is looking after health and immunity. There are simple measures as athletes that we can do both physically and nutritionally to support the two.

Coach Alex has put together some useful advice/guidance to help you stay healthy:

The main one is moderation of exercise, especially during a time where we may have more time to train. If exercise duration of intensity frequency is rapidly increased it…

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on April 2, 2020 at 14:14 — No Comments

Online training FAQs and Health and Safety guidelines

FAQs

How much do the sessions cost?

  • The sessions all cost 2 tokens which you can purchase from the MyClubHouse shop (you also need to have 2020 membership).

Do I need specific kit?

  • For…
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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 — No Comments

Virtual Summer Running Challenge

London/Manchester marathon postponed/ not sure what's happening with your summer Ironman........we can help

Virtual Running

You can still run outside, still keep fit, still work towards these goals. AND you can still get that shiny bling for all these runs.

Finarace.com are advertising Plan B allowing you to win some bling through covering distance between…

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Added by Tim Northam on March 21, 2020 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE

In the light of the Government update this afternoon with regards to limiting non essential contact due to Covid-19 - and the greater risk that London is currently facing - we feel that it is appropriate to cancel all training and social activities through the club for the time being. I know this is disappointing, but I hope you can understand the decision we have taken.

The coaching team have been discussing creative ways to keep us active, look out for these soon. In the meantime…

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Added by Emily Robinson on March 16, 2020 at 21:25 — 1 Comment

Windrush ‘official’ WhatsApp chat

Because we love to chat we have decided it is time to launch official Windrush WhatsApp groups!

As members of the Windrush family we know how important it is to feel supported and part of our family and we feel one of the ways we can help achieve this is by utilising the free instant messaging platform ‘WhatsApp’.

There are groups for general triathlon and race chat and the three disciplines to help divide the discussions and you can join them by heading …

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Added by Rebecca Goodwin on May 10, 2018 at 23:00 — 4 Comments

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