Yearly Archives: 2017

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Swimming Faster: Back Dolphin Kick with Fins

One of the best exercises for your core in the water is back dolphin kick with fins. Try this to help build your strength for your swim. Take a look at this video and you’ll get some more tips on how to do this drill properly. If you give this a try, let me know [...]

By | December 26th, 2017|ATV, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Swimming Faster: Back Dolphin Kick with Fins

HIIT for the Holidays: 45 Minute Run Workout

Pressed for time? Traveling for the holidays? Today's Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin is short and sweet.  Add this session if you want to get a great workout in less than an hour. This workout can also be done on the treadmill if it’s too cold outside. Keep the following in mind (especially if it's [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on HIIT for the Holidays: 45 Minute Run Workout

Ask The Man: How Can I Avoid Packing on Pounds at Holiday Parties?

Dear Dave, I’m invited to quite a lot of holiday parties this year and I’m worried that it’s going to derail my healthy eating habits and I’ll put on weight. I really want to avoid this and come out of the holiday season strong and ready for 2018. What should I do? Dan     [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|Articles, Ask The Man, Nutrition|Comments Off on Ask The Man: How Can I Avoid Packing on Pounds at Holiday Parties?

HIIT for the Holidays: 45 Minute Bike Session

I'm frequently asked, “Why should I include HIIT training sessions in my workouts now? Shouldn’t I just be taking it easy during the off-season?” My answer?  "No! The benefits of year-round HIIT workouts are tremendous!" Here are 3 of my favorite reasons to include some harder efforts every week: Keep Your Fast Twitch Muscles Primed. Short interval segments activate [...]

By | December 12th, 2017|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on HIIT for the Holidays: 45 Minute Bike Session

HIIT Holiday Workout Series: 45 Minute Swim Session

The holiday season is upon us and between the days being shorter, holiday parties, and family obligations, triathlon training often takes a backseat to life. This is okay! Finding balance in the off-season and during the holidays is very important. Although, it's also very important not to skip training all together and take the whole [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on HIIT Holiday Workout Series: 45 Minute Swim Session

To Hill With It: Part 2

  Running hills in the off-season and early season is so beneficial to your overall triathlon training that I decided to dedicate a 2-part series of my Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin sessions to hill progressions. (You can read part 1 here ). Why devote your limited training time to the [occasional] discomfort associated with short hill repeats when you [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|BioAstin, Run, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on To Hill With It: Part 2

To Hill With It: Part 1

For the next three weeks I’ll be sharing a hill progression run workout series that’s perfect to implement in the off-season and will allow you build a strong foundation to help you go faster later in the year. Hill workouts are great for when you have limited time to train... like during the busy holiday [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|BioAstin, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on To Hill With It: Part 1

Swimming Faster: Breaststroke Pull with Freestyle Kick

Try this drill to gain more power in your swim. By doing fast breaststroke pull and revving up your freestyle or flutter kick you'll find it exhausting but effective. Take a look at this video and you'll get some more tips on how to do this drill properly. If you give this workout a try, [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|ATV, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Swimming Faster: Breaststroke Pull with Freestyle Kick

My Reflections on the 2017 Hawaii IRONMAN

The 2017 Hawaii IRONMAN Triathlon World Championship was FAST! Three men broke the bike course record and winner Patrick Lange set a new overall course record. In light of these -- and many other -- amazing performances, I share my thoughts on the importance of entering major competitions with a plan... and sticking to that plan [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|3 Comments