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The Key Ingredients of Effective Bodywork

Strength, stretching and mobility training -- otherwise known as bodywork --  are crucial to your triathlon program.  I recommend that you always include bodywork in your training, even if you have to give up some of your swim, bike and run sessions to do so. If you haven’t been doing this type of training recently, then [...]

Never Give Up On Yourself

In this shot from the 1984 IRONMAN World Championship, I was way behind Mark Allen in Hawi (the halfway point on the bike leg).  Mark had set a blistering pace that I couldn’t match during the first 56 miles of the ride and, by doing so, had accumulated an 11-minute lead on me. By mile 75 as we rode into the town of [...]

By |2018-12-12T13:15:48-06:00December 11th, 2018|Articles, Bike, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|

5 Tips for Better Indoor Cycling

As winter approaches in the Northern Hemisphere some athletes will spend most of their cycling time indoors. Often indoor cycling workouts turn into hammer sessions where athletes push themselves so hard that they forget about the importance of technique and form. Here are my top 5 tips to ensure that you're making the most of your [...]

By |2018-11-28T11:30:54-06:00November 28th, 2018|Articles, Bike, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|

2019 Starts Now! How to Make the Most of Your Off-Season

Instead of waiting to start your new season on January 1 like most people, I like to have my athletes begin their New Year on December 15. Why?  Because it helps establish a disciplined laser focus during the holiday season and springboards them into January primed, motivated and ready to go. Here’s the process I use with my athletes, [...]

By |2018-11-28T10:21:42-06:00November 28th, 2018|Bike, Dave Scott Tri Club, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

My Post-Thanksgiving 50-40-30 Brick

After a gluttonous Thanksgiving (or any other major holiday), it’s no wonder that many of us are feeling sluggish. I have just the antidote: My 50-40-30 Brick Workout! This fun session will snap you out of your food coma and get you back on track. Each discipline begins by slowly building to an aerobic effort. [...]

By |2018-11-20T19:53:08-06:00November 20th, 2018|Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

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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My Super Threshold Cycling Session

Want to become a stronger cyclist on all types of terrain? Then give this workout a try. For my latest installment of Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin, I share this demanding bike session that is perfect for athletes training for all triathlon distances. This is a perfect session if you have limited time.  It's a high [...]

By |2018-09-19T15:00:04-06:00September 19th, 2018|Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles|

Gain Speed with this Mixed Cycling HIIT Session

Bike hill repeats are not for the faint of heart, but the benefits of these sessions are enormous! Working at higher intensities on hills will help you become a stronger and faster rider and will provide extra gas in the tank come race day. This Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin is a demanding session that combines high intensity [...]

By |2018-08-29T08:59:23-06:00August 29th, 2018|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|