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About Dave Scott

Dave Scott provides full-service coaching & performance consultation for motivated triathletes of all abilities, from Ironman professionals to aspiring age groupers. Dave Scott will make you a faster triathlete. Proven Results. Guaranteed.

The Best Warm Up Swim Drill You Aren’t Doing

Most triathletes will hop in the pool and swim a short warm-up of freestyle before starting into a main set. However there’s a much better way to get started and also cool down with your swim session. With my swim squad in Boulder I like to start my athletes doing a double arm backstroke combined [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|Articles, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on The Best Warm Up Swim Drill You Aren’t Doing

Sore Neck Cycling? Check Your Body Alignment

Often I hear cyclists complain about having a sore neck while riding. Having a sore neck or tight upper trapezius muscles will not only make you uncomfortable for long rides but also limit your power while cycling. Here are a few tips to check your form while riding to help correct these problem areas: Keep [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|Articles, Bike, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Sore Neck Cycling? Check Your Body Alignment

Swimming Faster: My Tips for Achieving a High-Elbow Swim Stroke

Looking to swim faster? Practicing a high-elbow set is a great way to achieve a better swim stroke. Use these easy tips of what I like to call my "Four Eyeballs of Form in Swimming" to help your swim stroke. https://youtu.be/vDa8lhh8GAw

By | April 16th, 2019|Articles, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Swimming Faster: My Tips for Achieving a High-Elbow Swim Stroke

Vintage Dave: How to Extract an Optimal Race-Day Performance in Adverse Conditions

“This photo was taken in 1983 or ‘84 at what I think was called ‘The President’s Race’ in Dallas, Texas. No, it was not a new fashion statement! The early summer race was a scorcher and surviving the run was the tall order for the day. I rarely ran with my shirt pulled over my [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|Racing, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on Vintage Dave: How to Extract an Optimal Race-Day Performance in Adverse Conditions

My Tips to Avoid Overeating Sweets at Night

Often when training, all of us have the urge to end the night with a sweet treat. Overeating or eating too many sweets can reap havoc on your system, disrupt your natural sleep patterns and also contribute to an expanding waistline or not being able to lose your stubborn last few pounds. Everyone has their [...]

By | April 2nd, 2019|Articles, BioAstin, Dave Scott Tri Club, Nutrition, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on My Tips to Avoid Overeating Sweets at Night

Ask The Man: Why Are My Legs So Sore After A Hilly Run Session

Dave, After a hilly run workout or race, my legs are so sore I can barely walk for a few days after. What's the problem? Jeremy   Hi Jeremy,   Great question. This is a common issue among triathletes. It's important to condition yours muscles for eccentric loading and practicing hill sessions in your training. [...]

By | April 2nd, 2019|Ask The Man, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Ask The Man: Why Are My Legs So Sore After A Hilly Run Session

Ask The Man: How Can I Improve My Form and Power on The Bike?

Hi Dave, Whenever I try to go hard on the bike, I’ve noticed that my hips are sloshing in the saddle and it feels like I have no power. What am I doing wrong? Ryan   Hi Ryan, Great question. This is a common problem among triathletes. Most of the time the lack of power [...]

By | March 18th, 2019|Ask The Man, Bike, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Ask The Man: How Can I Improve My Form and Power on The Bike?

When Should I Start Doing Brick Workouts?

Many triathletes wonder when they should start brick workouts? The short answer: The earlier the better! The opportunity to do brick workouts earlier in the season help your body adapt better for your racing season. Checkout my tips on how to execute these sessions in the early season.   https://youtu.be/j0Ps4RWupd8

By | March 18th, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, BioAstin, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on When Should I Start Doing Brick Workouts?

Elevate Your Freestyle with the Breaststroke Pull Drill

Breaststroke pull with a freestyle kick is an amazing drill to help your freestyle swimming. Try this drill during your swim workouts for 2 sets of 8x25 one time per week and watch your freestyle stroke improve! https://youtu.be/Mac96dT5LDE

By | March 13th, 2019|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Elevate Your Freestyle with the Breaststroke Pull Drill

My Time Management Tips to Eliminate Procrastination in Your Training Schedule

Managing a busy work and home scheduled paired with triathlon training can be challenging. Here are my tips to avoid procrastination in your training and accomplish your "to-do" list. With a little planning you can fit it all in!   https://youtu.be/XiTh0K1YQMg  

By | March 5th, 2019|Articles, Bike, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos|Comments Off on My Time Management Tips to Eliminate Procrastination in Your Training Schedule