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The Best Warm Up Swim Drill You Aren’t Doing

Most triathletes will hop in the pool and swim a short warm-up of freestyle before starting into a main set. However there’s a much better way to get started and also cool down with your swim session. With my swim squad in Boulder I like to start my athletes doing a double arm backstroke combined [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|Articles, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on The Best Warm Up Swim Drill You Aren’t Doing

Swimming Faster: My Tips for Achieving a High-Elbow Swim Stroke

Looking to swim faster? Practicing a high-elbow set is a great way to achieve a better swim stroke. Use these easy tips of what I like to call my "Four Eyeballs of Form in Swimming" to help your swim stroke. https://youtu.be/vDa8lhh8GAw

By | April 16th, 2019|Articles, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Swimming Faster: My Tips for Achieving a High-Elbow Swim Stroke

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?

Elevate Your Freestyle with the Breaststroke Pull Drill

Breaststroke pull with a freestyle kick is an amazing drill to help your freestyle swimming. Try this drill during your swim workouts for 2 sets of 8x25 one time per week and watch your freestyle stroke improve! https://youtu.be/Mac96dT5LDE

By | March 13th, 2019|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Elevate Your Freestyle with the Breaststroke Pull Drill

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

Improve Your Form and Core Strength with This Swim Session

Looking to improve your stroke and swim faster freestyle? For today’s Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin, try this swim session during your build season that will help activate your core and hone in on the proper freestyle form. Warm Up 10 min and include 6 lengths of double arm backstroke. Doing double arm backstroke provides [...]