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 |2018-04-11T15:08:52-07:00April 11th, 2018|Ask The Man, BioAstin, HOKA, Racing, Run, Training, Training Articles|

Dave’s Secret to Gaining More Power on Your Runs

An effective way to improve your running is to train regularly on hills. Including hill repeats in your running regimen will make you stronger and faster. Running hills increases strength in the glutes, calves and core, and it builds more power. It also increases arm action that will eventually improve fluidity in your form. All good things! You can include a [...]

By |2017-10-18T14:23:40-07:00October 18th, 2017|Articles, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Gain Running Strength & Speed with Threshold Pace Workouts

If you want to become a stronger, faster and more powerful runner, than you should be including lactate threshold (LT) sessions into your running regime. If you haven’t had an LT Test I’d recommend getting one to help you learn your training zones. Knowledge is power! If it’s not convenient to get an LT test [...]

By |2017-09-20T20:06:40-07:00September 20th, 2017|Articles, BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Making Your Bike-Run Brick Count!

When most triathletes think of a brick, they think of a several hours-long bike ride followed by a short 20 minute run. This makes my skin crawl! I’ve already talked about ways you can mix-up your brick workouts with a ‘non-traditional’ swim-bike brick or a run-bike-run brick.  Today let's take a look at the traditional bike-run [...]

By |2017-08-29T08:43:32-07:00August 29th, 2017|Bike, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|

Practicing Race Day Unknowns – Part 3: The Run

This is the third workout in my three-part series of Workout Wednesdays powered by BioAstin on how to prepare for the host of unknowns in races. For today’s workout, we are addressing unknowns on the run. Also checkout my website for similar sessions on the swim and bike. Does this sound familiar?: The run pace [...]

By |2017-08-08T19:53:27-07:00August 8th, 2017|Articles, BioAstin, HOKA, Racing, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Run Faster Uphill: Dave’s Hills + Flats Workout

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 [...]

By |2017-05-31T08:55:33-07:00May 31st, 2017|Articles, BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Swing Pace Run Session: Get Faster & Dial-in Your Race Pace

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 [...]

By |2017-05-17T09:32:43-07:00May 17th, 2017|Articles, BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles|