Monthly Archives: August 2018

Gain Speed with this Mixed Cycling HIIT Session

Bike hill repeats are not for the faint of heart, but the benefits of these sessions are enormous! Working at higher intensities on hills will help you become a stronger and faster rider and will provide extra gas in the tank come race day. This Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin is a demanding session that combines high intensity [...]

By |2018-08-29T08:59:23-06:00August 29th, 2018|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Using Stretch Cords to Help Master the High Elbow Set

In this edition of Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin, I'd like to introduce a simple drill that delivers great results. There are many drill variations that you can perform with stretch cords to help you improve your freestyle swimming technique. I typically start my athletes with this one, because it isolates and replicates the unnatural movement required for the vital [...]

By |2018-08-22T10:10:15-06:00August 22nd, 2018|Articles, ATV, BioAstin, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Why You Should Run Hill Repeats

If you've followed my programs, you know that I'm a big fan of running hill repeats. Done consistently, they build strength and speed that will pay dividends when you race. Check out this video to learn more about the benefits of hill intervals and to get a few tips on how to structure a simple hill [...]

By |2018-08-22T10:09:07-06:00August 22nd, 2018|Ask The Man, HOKA, Run, Training, Videos|

Progressive Swim Skills Presented By FINIS: Precise Pull Pattern for Faster Freestyle Swimming

After a well-executed high elbow set, adopting a precise underwater pull pattern will help generate more power speed to your freestyle stroke. This is part 6 in my 10 part series: Progressive Swimming Skills All Triathletes Should Master. I hope you like it! Dave   https://youtu.be/ZkTTvgpCLqg

By |2018-08-08T09:48:06-06:00August 8th, 2018|Articles, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

When Can I Return to Running After a Race?

After a demanding triathlon like a 70.3 or full-distance IRONMAN, we all know the feeling of that post-race hobble. As your body recovers, it's okay to swim and cycle within 2 days after the event, but don't jump back into running too quickly. Athletes who return to running too soon after a race will often feel flat, tired [...]

By |2018-08-08T09:55:25-06:00August 8th, 2018|Articles, BioAstin, HOKA, Racing, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|