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 [...]
Your Lactate Threshold or LT Pace is a great training tool to use in your running to help you train your body to become a faster and more economical runner. I use LT as a gauge for athletes in several different run sessions including one of my favorites the Swing Pace Run Workout.
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?
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 [...]
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
Breaststroke pull with a freestyle kick is an amazing drill to help your freestyle swimming. Try this drill during your swim workouts for 2 sets of 8x25 one time per week and watch your freestyle stroke improve! https://youtu.be/Mac96dT5LDE
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 [...]
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
The training I did while winning my six IRONMAN titles was taxing and destructive on my body and my overall health. As February is Heart Health month, here are my thoughts on optimizing your heart health while training for triathlon. https://youtu.be/BF4bc29JWC8
Riding into the wind, slowing down on the uphills, pushing too big of gear and wrestling with your bars are all indicative of a clunky pedal stroke. When you start pushing squares rather than circles your efficiency drops dramatically. For this Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin, I've comprised some of my favorite drills you can [...]