Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Only Doing Freestyle in Your Swim Workouts is a Waste of Time

Triathletes that include backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly into their workouts along with practicing different pulling and kicking patterns will gain training and racing benefits above and beyond their competitors. I strongly believe that only practicing freestyle is a waste of time. Adding different strokes around your freestyle sets will help make you a stronger and [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Articles, Ask The Man, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Only Doing Freestyle in Your Swim Workouts is a Waste of Time

Ask The Man: If I only have 10 hours per week to train what should I do?

We're often pressed to find enough training time, especially during the off-season when daylight is short. In this edition of Ask The Man, I help Sue make the most of her limited weekly training hours. This video is packed with information! I'll explain: How to make the most of just 10 hours per week of [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, Run, Strength, Swim, Training, Training Articles|2 Comments

Do These 3 Things Now For Faster Races This Summer

Every year triathletes ask me the same question. “What should I be doing now -- in the off-season -- to lay a successful foundation for my summer races?” In order to get fitter, faster and achieve your race goals, you have to have good form, strength and proper biomechanics. For this week’s Workout Wednesday brought [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Articles, Bike, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|1 Comment

My Top 3 Tips for Maintaining Winter Motivation

Sub zero temps, snow, cold... Who wants to train now?   It's difficult to stay motivated and on track when the weather is not cooperating. With low temperatures currently sweeping across North America, in this edition of Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin I want to share my 3 best winter motivation tips from a few years [...]