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Swimming Faster: Back Flutter Kick with No Fins

I like to do kicking drills and this one will work your core and your concentration. The key is not to have too much flexion in your knees. Doing flutter kick on your back without fins increases your awareness of the pressure on the top of your foot which ultimately helps when you are doing [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|ATV, BioAstin, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos, Workout Wednesday|0 Comments

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 Run Workout

Pressed for time? Traveling for the holidays? Today's Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin is short and sweet.  Add this session if you want to get a great workout in less than an hour. This workout can also be done on the treadmill if it’s too cold outside. Keep the following in mind (especially if it's [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|0 Comments

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

HIIT Holiday Workout Series: 45 Minute Swim Session

The holiday season is upon us and between the days being shorter, holiday parties, and family obligations, triathlon training often takes a backseat to life. This is okay! Finding balance in the off-season and during the holidays is very important. Although, it's also very important not to skip training all together and take the whole [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|0 Comments

To Hill With It: Part 2

  Running hills in the off-season and early season is so beneficial to your overall triathlon training that I decided to dedicate a 2-part series of my Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin sessions to hill progressions. (You can read part 1 here ). Why devote your limited training time to the [occasional] discomfort associated with short hill repeats when you [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|BioAstin, Run, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

To Hill With It: Part 1

For the next three weeks I’ll be sharing a hill progression run workout series that’s perfect to implement in the off-season and will allow you build a strong foundation to help you go faster later in the year. Hill workouts are great for when you have limited time to train... like during the busy holiday [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|BioAstin, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|0 Comments

Eliminate the Wiggle for Faster Swimming

Have you ever noticed triathletes who display a pronounced hip wag as they swim freestyle? Throughout my years of coaching, it has been common for me to observe this "hip wag" in emerging and experienced swimmers alike.  Trust me, doing the hula slows you down!  Fortunately we can focus on a few areas to eliminate this common [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments