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Vintage Dave: My Top Tips for Cornering on Your Bike

This was 1988 and it looks like I’m quite serious, but the picture is from a photo shoot - not a race! However, despite the staged shot, there are several takeaways regarding bike handling that still apply today. Scan Ahead Through The Turn. Keep your eyes high and scan ahead around the turn! Why? If [...]

By | May 27th, 2019|Bike, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on Vintage Dave: My Top Tips for Cornering on Your Bike

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

Dave, 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. [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Ask The Man: Help! I Have Achilles Tendonitis from Cycling

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

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?

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

4 Tips for Sticking To Your Training Schedule When Life Gets Busy

No training plan is executed perfectly. Often work and life responsibilities impact our training schedules. For this Workout Wednesday Powered by BioAstin, I developed this tips to help you stay on track.   https://youtu.be/0CF6ANzipeo

By | February 27th, 2019|Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on 4 Tips for Sticking To Your Training Schedule When Life Gets Busy

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