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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?

2019 Ask The Man: I want to hear from you!

Hi All, For 2019, I want to hear from you! This year I will be focusing content on what I like to call "The Seven Pillars of Triathlon" that will include articles and information on the following topics or Pillars of Triathlon: Swim Bike Run Mobility, Stretching & Strength Nutrition The Mental Game: The emotional [...]

By | January 23rd, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, News, Nutrition, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos|Comments Off on 2019 Ask The Man: I want to hear from you!

Why Train with Power?

You’ve probably heard that training with power is the “gold standard” of optimizing your cycling training. A power meter is a wise investment for any triathlete looking to improve their cycling ability. I’ve currently been using a Stages Power Meter and I believe it to be extremely accurate and easy to use. Here are the top [...]

By | November 7th, 2018|Ask The Man, Bike, Racing, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Why Train with Power?

Faster Recovery After Your IRONMAN

After training for months leading up to your "A" triathlon, managing post-race recovery can be difficult. Some athletes just sit on the couch, and others try to maintain their typical training routine. Both are mistakes! Check out this video to learn my simple, proven plan for the first 5 days after an IRONMAN.  By following my [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Ask The Man, Ironman, Racing, Training, Videos|Comments Off on Faster Recovery After Your IRONMAN

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?

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 | August 22nd, 2018|Ask The Man, HOKA, Run, Training, Videos|1 Comment