Have your glutes fallen asleep during COVID-19, and you’ve neglected your strength training; more miles or kilometers is not going to help - Let's wake them up!
Dave demonstrates three exercises to firm up and activate your glutes. Many athletes have a tendency to overuse their quadriceps. Once stimulated, you will start to feel your glutes firing.
Strength, stretching and mobility training -- otherwise known as bodywork -- are crucial to your triathlon program. I recommend that you always include bodywork in your training, even if you have to give up some of your swim, bike and run sessions to do so. If you haven’t been doing this type of training recently, then [...]
When I was in Kona for the IRONMAN, you'd be surprised by how many athletes asked me about strength training! They wondered if they should prioritize it (Yes!) Should they continue doing it as their race gets closer (Yes!) Will it make them get bulky (No!) Here's a short video to remind you of the 3 [...]
Hey Dave, I'm over 40 and I'm inspired by your comeback race at the '94 IRONMAN World Championships. What can I do to prepare optimally for my race? Thanks, Paul Hi Paul, Thanks for the great question. Here are my tips on how to train for your best race when you are over 40. [...]
You shouldn't run away from strength training worrying about bulk. I'm a firm believer that strength training is a huge benefit for triathletes. In today's Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin, follow these tips on how to strength train to complement your training program and not to add on bulk. https://youtu.be/_ChaTIoAJes
For this Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin, I wanted to share one of the best exercises you can do to anywhere. I recommend this push up series for all of my athletes to help with core stabilization and core strength. Having a strong core will help you across your swim, bike and run disciplines. Give [...]
We're often pressed to find enough training time, especially during the off-season when daylight is short. In this edition of Ask The Man, I help Sue make the most of her limited weekly training hours. This video is packed with information! I'll explain: How to make the most of just 10 hours per week of [...]
https://youtu.be/MS2TNLU1kdU Are you interested in being faster on the run and stronger on the bike? Do you want more flexibility in your hips, legs and back? Of course you do. If there's one exercise that will help in all of those areas, it's the squat. It's also an exercise that causes confusion [...]
This shot was recently taken of my dad, Verne, and me. My dad turned 93 on June 19th. He’s always been a huge supporter of me and my kids: attending and organizing swim meets, water polo matches and coming to Kona for most of my races... and, of course, doing all of things dads do that [...]