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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

When Should I Start Doing Brick Workouts?

Many triathletes wonder when they should start brick workouts? The short answer: The earlier the better! The opportunity to do brick workouts earlier in the season help your body adapt better for your racing season. Checkout my tips on how to execute these sessions in the early season.   https://youtu.be/j0Ps4RWupd8

By | March 18th, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, BioAstin, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on When Should I Start Doing Brick Workouts?

My Time Management Tips to Eliminate Procrastination in Your Training Schedule

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  

By | March 5th, 2019|Articles, Bike, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos|Comments Off on My Time Management Tips to Eliminate Procrastination in Your Training Schedule

Enhance Your Heart Function with This Workout

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 [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Vlogs|Comments Off on Enhance Your Heart Function with This Workout

4 Tips for Sticking To Your Training Schedule When Life Gets Busy

No training plan is executed perfectly. Often work and life responsibilities impact our training schedules. For this Workout Wednesday Powered by BioAstin, I developed this tips to help you stay on track.   https://youtu.be/0CF6ANzipeo

By | February 27th, 2019|Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on 4 Tips for Sticking To Your Training Schedule When Life Gets Busy

Vintage Dave: 1983 IRONMAN A Hard Fought Victory

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 [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|Articles, Bike, Ironman, Nutrition, Racing, Run, Swim, Uncategorized, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on Vintage Dave: 1983 IRONMAN A Hard Fought Victory

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?

2019 Ask The Man: I want to hear from you!

Hi All, For 2019, I want to hear from you! This year I will be focusing content on what I like to call "The Seven Pillars of Triathlon" that will include articles and information on the following topics or Pillars of Triathlon: Swim Bike Run Mobility, Stretching & Strength Nutrition The Mental Game: The emotional [...]

By | January 23rd, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, News, Nutrition, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos|Comments Off on 2019 Ask The Man: I want to hear from you!

Why You Should Race Shorter Races

This is a photo of Scott Molina, Mark Allen and myself entering the transition area of the Chicago Triathlon in 1985. (Photo: Seth Goltzer, Triathlete Magazine). Throughout our race seasons leading up to the IRONMAN Championships in Hawaii, we all raced a variety of distances and didn’t just specialize in IRONMAN or 70.3 distance racing. [...]

By | January 22nd, 2019|Bike, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|2 Comments