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Interview, Lucy Gossage, sponsorship, triathlon -

blueseventy pro triathlete Lucy Gossage finished the 2015 season by achieving a massive life ambition in cracking the top ten at IRONMAN World Championships. Her finishing time of 9:28:36 capped off a stellar year for the cancer doctor from Cambridge. We caught up with Lucy to reflect on the performance and what she has been doing to improve her swim, and her plans for the winter break and beyond.   How pleased were you with 10th place in Kona? I was really pleased with my finishing position - I couldn't have done more on the day and gave it absolutely everything I...

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  “I’d definitely recommend using a foam roller, not just because it helps with warming up and recovery from hard training sessions, but because it’s the little things like you do out of the water, that make the difference in the water.” - Alfie Howes The foam roller is now as common on the pool deck as swimsuits and goggles. When used correctly it can provide significant benefits. You can roll any muscle group in your body to help relieve knots and tension. Focus on particular tight, painful spots by applying pressure there, or roll along a whole muscle to help loosen...

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Kona, PZ4TX, sponsorship, triathlon -

blueseventy athlete Dylan McNeice was first out of the water in the PZ4TX swimskin at the 2015 IRONMAN World Championships emerging from Kailua Bay in a swift 50:45 followed closely by eventual overall winner Jan Frodeno. New Zealander McNeice kicked off the 2015 season by winning his third Challenge Wanaka title and just two weeks later, set a new Ironman New Zealand swim course record with a 44:25 split in our Helix wetsuit. Dylan finished on the podium behind greats Cam Brown and Terenzo Bozzone. Another top three result at IRONMAN Cairns secured his slot for his first IRONMAN World Championships. Dylan competed in Kona in a custom...

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reaction, sleeveless, sleeveless wetsuits, training, triathlon, wetsuits -

Athletes often ask us what's the difference between a full and a sleeveless wetsuit? Easy: full suits are faster and warmer. In the past, full suits were often only used for very cold swims, as they had a reputation for reducing stroke efficiency and causing muscle fatigue in the arms. With the advent of more flexible materials and better construction techniques, today's crop of full suits, even the value ones, feature restriction-free design benefits. Now they have become the choice of suit for most triathletes. So why would you want a sleeveless suit? Full suits are warmer. The number one reason for picking up...

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