Ask The Man: Will Strength Training Make Me Bulky?

You shouldn't run away from strength training worrying about bulk. I'm a firm believer that strength training is a huge benefit for triathletes. In today's Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin, follow these tips on how to strength train to complement your training program and not to add on bulk.

By | March 14th, 2018|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, Run, Strength, Swim, Training, Training Articles|1 Comment

Ask The Man: What Order Should I Do My Workouts?

Hi Dave, How important is the order of the workouts each day? I get that brick sessions should be done as arranged. But if I have one swim and one bike workout scheduled, can I do the bike in the morning and the swim in the evening? Mattias   This is a great question and [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Ask The Man, Bike, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|0 Comments

Ask The Man: If I only have 10 hours per week to train what should I do?

We're often pressed to find enough training time, especially during the off-season when daylight is short. In this edition of Ask The Man, I help Sue make the most of her limited weekly training hours. This video is packed with information! I'll explain: How to make the most of just 10 hours per week of [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, Run, Strength, Swim, Training, Training Articles|2 Comments

Do These 3 Things Now For Faster Races This Summer

Every year triathletes ask me the same question. “What should I be doing now -- in the off-season -- to lay a successful foundation for my summer races?” In order to get fitter, faster and achieve your race goals, you have to have good form, strength and proper biomechanics. For this week’s Workout Wednesday brought [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Articles, Bike, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|1 Comment

My Top 3 Tips for Maintaining Winter Motivation

Sub zero temps, snow, cold... Who wants to train now?   It's difficult to stay motivated and on track when the weather is not cooperating. With low temperatures currently sweeping across North America, in this edition of Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin I want to share my 3 best winter motivation tips from a few years [...]

HIIT for the Holidays: 45 Minute Bike Session

I'm frequently asked, “Why should I include HIIT training sessions in my workouts now? Shouldn’t I just be taking it easy during the off-season?” My answer?  "No! The benefits of year-round HIIT workouts are tremendous!" Here are 3 of my favorite reasons to include some harder efforts every week: Keep Your Fast Twitch Muscles Primed. Short interval segments activate [...]

By | December 12th, 2017|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles|0 Comments

Add Structure to Your Weekend Rides With This Workout

When you ride with friends on the weekends do you either just go out for an easy-paced cruise or do you try to put the hammer down on each other for most of the ride? This Workout Wednesday Powered by Bioastin is something in-between. It can give you and your buddies a structured workout that [...]