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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

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

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?

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

Enhance Your Heart Function with This Workout

For many years we thought that aerobic training was beneficial to heart health. That's false. Including a small amount of high intensity interval training (HIIT) will help stimulate your heart. In any workout session it's easy to incorporate short intervals to get your heart pumping at capacity. This is extremely beneficial for your overall health [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Vlogs|Comments Off on Enhance Your Heart Function with This Workout

Vintage Dave: 1983 IRONMAN A Hard Fought Victory

Thirty three seconds was the margin of my victory in the 1983 World Ironman Championships. With 5 miles to go, my friend, Pat, hollered at me, “Dave just over 5 minutes ahead. Tinley looks great; get going!” Two miles to go, I was down to two minutes. I barely hung on and if there were [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|Articles, Bike, Ironman, Nutrition, Racing, Run, Swim, Uncategorized, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on Vintage Dave: 1983 IRONMAN A Hard Fought Victory

Dave Scott Joins SFuels

I’m thrilled to be working with SFuels and their Go Longer Program. SFuels focuses on helping athletes make the transition to low-carb high fat fueling for optimum performance. Stay tuned for more exciting information to come.  https://youtu.be/M9e7J6okuvo

By | February 12th, 2019|Articles, News, Nutrition, Vlogs|1 Comment

Ask The Man: Why Am I So Slow Running Uphill?

Dave, Whenever I run uphill, I’m always passed by my competitors. I can’t seem to find the speed to stay with the group. What’s wrong? Brian Hi Brian, Running uphill requires proper form that requires balance, symmetry and strength. The lack of balance is quite often attributed to a weak core and gluteals. The lack [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Articles, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Ask The Man: Why Am I So Slow Running Uphill?