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How to Address Achilles Heel Pain

Do you struggle with Achilles heel pain while training? My recommendation is to address the issue on both sides - anterior and posterior compartments of your lower leg. Here are some additional tips on managing the injury: A. Strengthening and rolling the anterior chain is key. Roll right along your tibia but not on the bone. Kneel on [...]

By |2021-03-22T14:25:03-06:00March 22nd, 2021|Ask The Man, Uncategorized|

Ask The Man: Help! I Have Achilles Tendonitis from Cycling

I am a 31-year-old road cyclist that rides about 5,000 miles a year. Unfortunately, I have never taken stretching seriously and also realized and my lack of stretching was also compounded by some new shoes with improper cleat placement. After some long, hard rides I've developed some bad Achilles tendinitis in my left leg. I am training for a trip to the dolomites end of June and trying to understand the balance of rest versus training. Do you have any suggestions?

By |2019-07-23T15:35:32-06:00May 21st, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles|

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 |2019-04-02T21:13:33-06:00April 2nd, 2019|Ask The Man, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles|

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 |2020-10-14T14:28:14-06:00January 23rd, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, News, Nutrition, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos|

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 |2018-11-07T15:12:23-06:00November 7th, 2018|Ask The Man, Bike, Racing, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|
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