Monthly Archives: July 2017

Plan & Practice for Race Day Unknowns — Part 1: The Swim

  This week, I’ll be kicking off my 3-part series of Workout Wednesday sessions on how to prepare for the host of unknowns that you'll face in a race. We’ve all been there: Despite being meticulous with your race planning and following your power meter, heart rate monitor or just being sensible, you’ve either had [...]

By |2017-07-26T10:56:24-06:00July 26th, 2017|Articles, BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

Run-Bike-Run Bricks: Get Stronger & Reduce Injury

As many of you know, I like to mix up brick workouts and do much, much more than the traditional bike-run brick! If you’ve never tried a run-bike-run brick before I’d highly recommend including it in your training along with the swim-bike brick I wrote about earlier. The run-bike-run training is great for all triathlon distances [...]

By |2017-07-12T09:28:29-06:00July 12th, 2017|Articles, Bike, Run, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Vintage Dave: 5 Mental Strategies for a Strong Ironman Run

This photo was taken during one of my IRONMAN World Championship races in the early 80's (I think it was 1984). As was always the case when I raced in Hawaii, I suffered through multiple bad sections during the run. However, by realizing that these were just "bad patches" -- and having purposefully trained to overcome them [...]

By |2017-07-06T12:22:30-06:00July 6th, 2017|Racing, Run, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|