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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 |2019-03-05T18:07:40-07:00March 5th, 2019|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Vlogs|

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 [...]

By |2019-01-30T14:11:22-07:00January 29th, 2019|Articles, BioAstin, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

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 |2019-01-23T14:42:50-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, News, Nutrition, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos|

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 |2019-01-22T18:07:49-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Bike, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|
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Swim, Bike, Run HIIT For The Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, life has become especially busy!  With work, travel, holiday parties and family obligations it’s often difficult to find time to train. I’ve discovered that keeping to a daily exercise routine during this hectic time of year is vital because it keeps me happy, healthy and sane! When time is tight, my favorite sessions [...]

By |2018-12-19T09:27:08-07:00December 19th, 2018|Bike, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

The Key Ingredients of Effective Bodywork

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 [...]