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Barnes Fitness Limited, Reading, is a friendly independent sports events management consultancy and triathlon coaching business owned and managed by wife and husband team Ellie Barnes and Ian Gosling. Browse through our website to find out more…

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Stressed? Will your athletic performance be impacted?
Short answer: it depends…. But here is the full answer: stress can be bad or good, depending on your own[...]
Weight Training Exercises for Runners
It’s a common misconception that weight training is incompatible with running. Many assume that the added muscles make you heavier[...]
What are you training for…..??
This is a reflective and planning time of year for triathletes. The Triathlon season is basically over. We celebrated the[...]
Why sleep improves athletic performance
Sleep can help you to better recover from activity and training. When you sleep, you can restore your body, building[...]
The blog I didn’t want/plan to write
An executive decision has been made  - I will not be running the Virgin London Marathon 2018. Ever since my[...]
Why Massage is an important part of training for a triathlon
Serious triathletes know the challenges of race day. But they know for a fact, too, that those challenges are nothing[...]