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Vintage Dave: The Importance of Sun Protection While Training and Racing

This is a shot in Nice in 1982 or 1983, I do not recall. Helmets were not required during the race, and I certainly was not concerned about protecting my skin. With lifeguarding for years and transitioning to triathlons in my teens, twenties and early thirties, protecting my skin was not my priority. I paid [...]

By |2019-07-19T13:27:09-07:00July 19th, 2019|Articles, BioAstin, Nutrition, Training, Training Articles|

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

My Tips to Avoid Overeating Sweets at Night

Often when training, all of us have the urge to end the night with a sweet treat. Overeating or eating too many sweets can reap havoc on your system, disrupt your natural sleep patterns and also contribute to an expanding waistline or not being able to lose your stubborn last few pounds. Everyone has their [...]

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

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 |2019-03-05T18:07:40-07:00March 5th, 2019|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Vlogs|