Racing

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 |2018-04-11T15:08:52-06:00April 11th, 2018|Ask The Man, BioAstin, HOKA, Racing, Run, Training, Training Articles|

How Can I Expedite My Recovery from an Ironman Race?

I’m in Kona right now, along with thousands of athletes, fans, media and industry bigshots… eagerly awaiting this Saturday’s IRONMAN World Championship. This is the ideal time for me to answer a question that I’m frequently asked: How can I best return to training immediately after my race? Here’s my 5-day prescription for the vast [...]

By |2017-10-11T01:49:20-06:00October 11th, 2017|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, BioAstin, Ironman, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

Keep Sharp with These Late-Taper Workouts

Tapering for the "Big Race" can be a challenging balancing act. The most common issue I see among triathletes preparing for their “A race” is doing too much and arriving at the event fatigued... OR relaxing too much during the final week and giving away fitness. Here's my solution for getting your late-taper just right: As you dial [...]

By |2017-09-27T13:16:25-06:00September 27th, 2017|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Racing, Run, Swim, Workout Wednesday|

4 Shortcuts to Faster Open Water Swims

It’s frustrating when you do the work in the pool to improve your swim splits and then -- during a race -- discover that your open water splits are much slower than you expected! The key to improving in the open water is to replicate open water race scenarios in your training. Try these sessions and drills in [...]

By |2017-08-29T08:44:56-06:00August 29th, 2017|Ask The Man, ATV, FINIS, HUUB, Racing, Swim, Training, Training Articles|