It is never a good idea to skip your warm up especially if you are jumping in on a fast workout. Warming up is vital for several reasons and provides several physiological and psychological benefits.
Do you hold your shoulders too tightly on the run? By not rotating your shoulders you'll limit your hip extension and ultimately your speed on the run. Here are my tips to improve your shoulder rotation on your run. https://youtu.be/rEqqflwRo_0
Hi Dave, I use several different technology tools to manage my workouts including power, heart rate, speedometer and more. In your opinion, what tools are the most effective? Thanks, Sarah https://youtu.be/QoFB1wiDe3M
Should you be using zero drop shoes for your running? Here's my take: https://youtu.be/KaA9YbgZvsg
This photo was taken during the 1994 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS in Kona. I was 40-years-old and after a five-year hiatus from competition, I decided to make a comeback! The buildup for the race went pretty smoothly, but honestly I didn’t have a projection of how I would race after this long of an absence. My [...]
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.
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. [...]
Managing a busy work and home scheduled paired with triathlon training can be challenging. Here are my tips to avoid procrastination in your training and accomplish your "to-do" list. With a little planning you can fit it all in! https://youtu.be/XiTh0K1YQMg
For many years we thought that aerobic training was beneficial to heart health. That's false. Including a small amount of high intensity interval training (HIIT) will help stimulate your heart. In any workout session it's easy to incorporate short intervals to get your heart pumping at capacity. This is extremely beneficial for your overall health [...]
Thirty three seconds was the margin of my victory in the 1983 World Ironman Championships. With 5 miles to go, my friend, Pat, hollered at me, “Dave just over 5 minutes ahead. Tinley looks great; get going!” Two miles to go, I was down to two minutes. I barely hung on and if there were [...]