Will Clarke's Blog

Will Clarke is a Professional Triathlete so health and fitness is totally his life! An Olympian and an U-23 World Champion, Will is currently on the relentless pursuit of excellence and will share this his experience with you in his blog! When not travelling the world, Will lives in Loughborough with his wife Clare and crazy Labradoodle Lola. A colourful cha... READ MORE

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  • Finding the right training plan Latest

    Choosing a training plan that works for you should be a never-ending process. It’s something that should be constantly evaluated but with that in mind, once you...


  • How to avoid injuries

    Inevitably as the years tick by and you get older, injuries will slowly but surely creep into your life! They are especially common in these endurance sports...

  • 5 tips on triathlon hydrating and fuelling

    It's always good to know what you should be doing in terms of hydration and fuelling, especially in any endurance event. So here are some tips to stay on...

  • 5 common swimming mistakes

    Hi everyone, this week I've put together 5 common swimming mistakes. I hope you're all having great winter training. I just arrived in sunny South Africa so...

  • Top 5 worst triathlon mistakes

    Hi everyone. This week I’ve put together my top 5 worst triathlon mistakes. I hope you enjoy it and find the advice useful. Pacing Probably the most...

  • Getting it right in training...

    Hey everyone. This week I've put together some of the worst things to do after a workout. You've got through the hard work but it doesn't end there. To get the...

  • Top 5 worst training mistakes

    Hey everyone, this week I've put together a top 5 of my biggest training mistakes. I've done you a favour I hope, and made the most common training mistakes...

  • Will Clarke's top 5 winter training workouts.....

    Hey everyone. It's that time of year again, the time to slowly start your build up by gradually laying the foundations for a good 2014 season. With that, I've...

  • Will's guide to what to eat and when....

    We've all heard the sayings such as; ‘You can't fuel a Ferrari on cheap fuel', or 'you are what you eat'. It's obviously right, you can't expect to be at...

  • Triathlon training tips: transitions

    Often the two transitions T1 (swim to bike) and T2 (bike to run) are called the 4th disciplines of triathlon. That’s because it's very important to get...

  • Triathlon Training Tips: Running

    It can prove a frustrating business talking about triathlon training. Everyone has their own opinions and ideas and in all honesty, there probably isn't a...

  • How to stay motivated during training...

    Hey everyone. This week I thought I'd talk about how to stay motivated throughout the year and keep on task with your goals. Almost all endurance sports reward...

  • Top tips for finding the right triathlon kit....

    Hello everyone from Boulder, Colorado where I'm getting in some great altitude training before my biggest race of the season - the 70.3 World Championships in...

  • A Starter's Guide to Triathlon

    Hey everyone. I hope you've all been enjoying the amazing weather we've been treated to recently. I took a nice week off after a big block of racing and have...

  • The races keep coming.......

    Hey everybody. After a decent performance in Schliersee I think I surprised my German Team manager Rainer, because he decided to enter me at the last minute to...

  • A brilliant time in Bavaria...........!

    Hey everyone. Its been a typical week of a triathlete for me. Highs and lows, one week you feel like the world is collapsing around you and the next day you...

  • Wet and windy at Wimbleball....

    Hey everyone. I hope you're all well, especially in your sport and leisure pursuits. The summer season is in full swing now, not that you can tell that to the...

  • Going back to basics at home.....

    Hey everyone. It's been an awesome week, I really hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did. I have been in the groove here, training super hard. I enjoyed...

  • And baby makes three..........

    I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend. How nice was it to finally have some decent sunshine on our backs? It makes life a lot more enjoyable I think. I...

  • Home sweet home......

    It feels great to be back in my own country finally. It's been a while, in fact since Christmas we've only spent one week in the UK. So I'm going to enjoy...

  • On the podium in St Croix!!!

    Wow, what a whirlwind of a trip and now I find myself finally sitting on the balcony here in the Caribbean with the early morning sun pouring in, an amazing...

  • Chilling in the Caribbean with plenty to ponder....

    Hey everyone. It's been a busy week of action and we are now finally relaxing in stunning St Croix in the Caribbean after packing up from our trip in Boulder...

  • Brilliant in Boulder....!

    It's been a brilliant first week here in Boulder. I'm really enjoying life here and settling in nicely to the routine and getting some great work in my legs....

  • Galveston, oh Galveston..........

    Hi everyone! What a busy week I've had. Probably too busy really but this is what we do. When we returned from South Africa we had an awesome week at home,...

  • Bye bye South Africa, hello winter...

    So I've had a very solid few weeks since I last wrote out in South Africa. I'm really happy to be able to leave here having put the plagued first part of the...

  • The trials and tribulations of warm weather training....

    Hey everyone. It's been yet another tough few weeks for me out here in Stellenbosch, but to be fair also kind of fun. Now after ten weeks here we find...

  • Back in training and following the Pistorius story...

    Hey everyone. I'm pleased to say my nightmare few weeks is pretty much now behind me. My injuries are pretty much cleared up from my crash and training is back...

  • Getting back on the bike.....slowly....

    Hey everyone. Things are going a little bit better than last time I wrote, which isn't hard to be fair because I was in a bit of a state. It's frustrating...

  • Bike crashes and dealing with the aftermath.....

    I'll warn you, beware when reading my blogs. I an emotional blogger, so I do tend to blow things out of proportion and this week I've definitely managed to...

  • Losing my way in my first Half Ironman.....

    Hey everyone. I've been on the move this week, so am now finally able to have some serious action to report on. I don't want to fill these blogs talking about...

  • Getting ready for my first half Ironman this weekend!

    Hey everyone. Hope you've had a great start to the New Year and you’re keeping up with your resolutions. I've had a great first week in Stellenbosch,...


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