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How Do I Calculate My Lactate Threshold on the Run?

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. If you [...]

By | May 27th, 2019|BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on How Do I Calculate My Lactate Threshold on the Run?

Ask The Man: Why Are My Legs So Sore After A Hilly Run Session

Dave, After a hilly run workout or race, my legs are so sore I can barely walk for a few days after. What's the problem? Jeremy   Hi Jeremy,   Great question. This is a common issue among triathletes. It's important to condition yours muscles for eccentric loading and practicing hill sessions in your training. [...]

By | April 2nd, 2019|Ask The Man, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Ask The Man: Why Are My Legs So Sore After A Hilly Run Session

Ask The Man: Why Am I So Slow Running Uphill?

Dave, Whenever I run uphill, I’m always passed by my competitors. I can’t seem to find the speed to stay with the group. What’s wrong? Brian Hi Brian, Running uphill requires proper form that requires balance, symmetry and strength. The lack of balance is quite often attributed to a weak core and gluteals. The lack [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Articles, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Ask The Man: Why Am I So Slow Running Uphill?

Hopping and Jumping for Faster Running

Looking to freshen up some run sessions? Try adding hopping and jumping in your training. In this Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin I recommend combining hopping and jumping intermixed with your normal running to increase your foot, calf, quad and gluteal strength. Core stability will also be improved and your cardiovascular and cardiorespiratory endurance will be [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Articles, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|1 Comment

Workout Wednesday: Your Holiday Morning Run

It's tradition for many of us to squeeze in a workout on holiday mornings before the festivities begin. It makes us feel better about ourselves (especially in anticipation of the large holiday meals) and can often be performed (at least, in part) in the company of visiting family and friends. In this Thanksgiving Special Edition of [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Workout Wednesday: Your Holiday Morning Run

My Most Memorable Triathlon

I'm often asked which Hawaii IRONMAN was my favorite and most memorable. My answer often surprises people. Recently my partner HOKA ONE ONE featured me in one of its episodes of Humans of HOKA. In it, I talk about why the 1996 IRONMAN World Championships was my best race ever. I hope you enjoy it.   [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|HOKA, Ironman, Racing, Run, Training Articles, Videos, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on My Most Memorable Triathlon

Why You Should Run Hill Repeats

If you've followed my programs, you know that I'm a big fan of running hill repeats. Done consistently, they build strength and speed that will pay dividends when you race. Check out this video to learn more about the benefits of hill intervals and to get a few tips on how to structure a simple hill [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Ask The Man, HOKA, Run, Training, Videos|1 Comment

When Can I Return to Running After a Race?

After a demanding triathlon like a 70.3 or full-distance IRONMAN, we all know the feeling of that post-race hobble. As your body recovers, it's okay to swim and cycle within 2 days after the event, but don't jump back into running too quickly. Athletes who return to running too soon after a race will often feel flat, tired [...]

Ask The Man: My Running Intervals Are Making Me Slower… What Am I doing Wrong?

Dear Dave, I’m not a very fast runner but I’ve been joining a fast training group once a week for several years. I’m good at keeping up during the intervals, but I have a hard time recovering and then running well the next day. I really haven’t gotten any faster in my races. What am [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|Ask The Man, BioAstin, HOKA, Racing, Run, Training, Training Articles|1 Comment