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.
Dave demonstrates how to adjust your swimming routine and achieve a workout without a pool.
The following are some (hopefully) fun alternatives to your schedule: Keep the fire inside you alive! If your races are far in the future, keep them on your calendar and plot out the course on your home turf. How can you replicate “like” kind of racing where you are? Set the start time and recruit [...]
Dave Scott goes over three key hip mobility exercises designed to increase your range of motion and performance while swimming, biking or running.
Got a great question on swim form and proper hand position when entering the water. These are my three tips for proper hand position in the freestyle.
Dave shares a few of his favorite swim gear recommendations: Bundle One: This selection of gear helps to maximize head position and body alignment increasing bilateral symmetry. Freestyle Snorkel( FS ): High head position and lateral head movement are the two freestyle triggers for poor alignment! The FS will correct this [...]
Try these stretches to improve your freestyle swim stroke. They are great when coming back from an injury or to maintain flexibility and fluidity in the water. https://youtu.be/Vv3CW_zm3T8
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.
There should be a combination of both seated and standing when climbing. I do not have a steadfast formula on how much you should do of each. There are several variables that affect climbing on your bike including the gradient of the hills as well as the muscle physiology and biomechanics of each individual. With practice you can develop your own rhythm of how to stand and sit while climbing on the bike.