Tired of not improving your run split? Or are you putting in a lot of time running, only to be reduced to walking during a race? This high intensity workout will help bust you out of your rut. Similar to my 'Break Your Plateau on the Bike Workout', adding VO2 Max workouts – or sessions specifically [...]
Oftentimes when I see athletes running uphill during a race, they falter near the top and lose their form and speed. If you have a hilly race on your calendar or if your legs feel tanked every time you finish a hill session, then this workout will help. Today's Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin will help develop [...]
Time and time again athletes tell me they are putting in substantial time on the bike every week but they haven’t seen any improvement. Usually when I ask them more questions about their training, I learn that they are riding for hours at time at the same easy pace, or joining a local group ride with no [...]
Getting faster on your run takes work and commitment. It's attainable but there’s no easy way to gain speed! But -- with the right training and purposeful effort -- you can achieve your PR goals. I’ve designed several workouts for swim, bike and run that incorporate "Swing Pace" efforts to help athletes learn pacing and prepare them [...]
Hey Gang, Today's #WorkoutWednesday is a generally slow run with repeated injections of short, fast intervals. I'm frequently asked: How do I become more efficient with my training? Sessions like this HIIT workout are part of my answer! I'm also asked: How long until I see an improvement in my speed? The good news is that [...]
Make the most of your open water swimming with this workout.
Hey Gang, My latest #WorkoutWednesday is a 90-minute bike session with aerobic intensity. If you do this workout, let me know how it went. Get in touch with me on Facebook or Twitter. Dave Bike 90’ - AE sets with Aerobic Intensity Purpose: To introduce anaerobic endurance (AE) repeats into an aerobic ride. This provides a [...]
Hey Gang, My latest #WorkoutWednesday session is a hills & flats run. If you do the workout let me know your thoughts. Get in touch with me on Facebook or Twitter. Dave RUN 50 – 60’ Hills & Flats Purpose: To increase foot, lower leg, quad and gluteal strength by running the hill segments. Secondly to [...]
Hey Gang, Here’s my latest #WorkoutWednesday session. If you do the workout let me know your thoughts. Get in touch with me on Facebook or Twitter. Dave WORKOUT #1 – Swim session 60’ Purpose: The main set will test your sustained endurance as the set gets progressively harder from start to finish. The 1st set is [...]
Bob Babbitt interviews 6x Ironman world champion Dave Scott in Kailua-Kona, just days before the race. Dave shares some of his memories of one of his best performances: his 1994 comeback at age 40.