Racing

Vintage Dave: Managing Fear and Discomfort

After graduating from college in 1976, I became a workout machine.  I lifted weights, swam, ran and rode my bike everywhere. Entering my first marathon in Sacramento in the fall of 1979, I ran the race shirtless, drank a few sips of water and just locked into a pace that delivered me to the finish line in [...]

By |2018-11-14T10:26:52-06:00November 14th, 2018|Racing, Vintage Dave|

Why Train with Power?

You’ve probably heard that training with power is the “gold standard” of optimizing your cycling training. A power meter is a wise investment for any triathlete looking to improve their cycling ability. I’ve currently been using a Stages Power Meter and I believe it to be extremely accurate and easy to use. Here are the top [...]

By |2018-11-07T15:12:23-06:00November 7th, 2018|Ask The Man, Bike, Racing, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Importance of the Swim

While in Kona for the IRONMAN World Championships, I had the opportunity to sit down with British superstar David McNamee to talk about the race. In this video we share our insights on why we focus so much effort on training for the swim (despite its relatively short contribution to overall race time). David clearly knows what [...]

By |2018-10-17T12:15:43-06:00October 17th, 2018|HUUB, Racing, Swim, Training, Videos|

Faster Recovery After Your IRONMAN

After training for months leading up to your "A" triathlon, managing post-race recovery can be difficult. Some athletes just sit on the couch, and others try to maintain their typical training routine. Both are mistakes! Check out this video to learn my simple, proven plan for the first 5 days after an IRONMAN.  By following my [...]

By |2018-10-17T11:44:27-06:00October 17th, 2018|Ask The Man, Ironman, Racing, Training, Videos|

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 [...]

By |2018-08-08T09:55:25-06:00August 8th, 2018|Articles, BioAstin, HOKA, Racing, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|