Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Ensure a Strong Race Finish with This Run Session

Do you fall flat towards the end of your run when you're racing? Or are you looking to have a strong kick at the finish to put the hurt on your competitors? Then give this run session a try. This Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin is a 60 minute session that will test your speed and aerobic [...]

By | September 26th, 2018|BioAstin, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Ensure a Strong Race Finish with This Run Session

My Super Threshold Cycling Session

Want to become a stronger cyclist on all types of terrain? Then give this workout a try. For my latest installment of Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin, I share this demanding bike session that is perfect for athletes training for all triathlon distances. This is a perfect session if you have limited time.  It's a high [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on My Super Threshold Cycling Session

Competition and the Belief in Yourself

  This is a photo of me and my contemporaries: Scott Tinley, Mark Allen and Scott Molina. As some of you may know, we had a dominant hold on most of the races in the 80's and early 90's and we were known as “The Big Four”. For me, the significance of this photo is I always knew [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Articles, Bike, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on Competition and the Belief in Yourself

My Most Memorable Triathlon

I'm often asked which Hawaii IRONMAN was my favorite and most memorable. My answer often surprises people. Recently my partner HOKA ONE ONE featured me in one of its episodes of Humans of HOKA. In it, I talk about why the 1996 IRONMAN World Championships was my best race ever. I hope you enjoy it.   [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|HOKA, Ironman, Racing, Run, Training Articles, Videos, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on My Most Memorable Triathlon

Ask The Man: When Should I Swim with a Pull Buoy?

There's a myth being circulated in Boulder that if you show up to my workout with a pull buoy, then I'll confiscate it.  Not true! However I'm very leery of pull buoys... and how many swimmers use them. Pull buoys do not make you a better swimmer and they provide an artificial sense of buoyancy. Triathletes tend to swim with [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Ask The Man, Dave Scott Tri Club, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles|1 Comment

Ask The Man: Should I Race a Sprint Tri Before a 70.3 Half IRONMAN Goal Race?

Andrea from The Dave Scott Triathlon Club had a great question I wanted to share with everyone about adding a practice race leading up to your goal race this season.   https://youtu.be/SherjVqnU34  

By | September 4th, 2018|Ask The Man, Bike, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Ask The Man: Should I Race a Sprint Tri Before a 70.3 Half IRONMAN Goal Race?

Progressive Swim Skills Presented By FINIS: Improve Your Breathing Technique

Most triathletes don't think the way they breathe in their freestyle stroke can slow them down.  Breathing with proper form is key to a faster freestyle stroke. Try these tips to perfect your breathing technique.   https://youtu.be/F1j6ROFyGeU

By | September 4th, 2018|Articles, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Progressive Swim Skills Presented By FINIS: Improve Your Breathing Technique