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5 Tips for Better Indoor Cycling

As winter approaches in the Northern Hemisphere some athletes will spend most of their cycling time indoors. Often indoor cycling workouts turn into hammer sessions where athletes push themselves so hard that they forget about the importance of technique and form. Here are my top 5 tips to ensure that you're making the most of your [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|Articles, Bike, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Better Indoor Cycling

2019 Starts Now! How to Make the Most of Your Off-Season

Instead of waiting to start your new season on January 1 like most people, I like to have my athletes begin their New Year on December 15. Why?  Because it helps establish a disciplined laser focus during the holiday season and springboards them into January primed, motivated and ready to go. Here’s the process I use with my athletes, [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|Bike, Dave Scott Tri Club, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on 2019 Starts Now! How to Make the Most of Your Off-Season

My Post-Thanksgiving 50-40-30 Brick

After a gluttonous Thanksgiving (or any other major holiday), it’s no wonder that many of us are feeling sluggish. I have just the antidote: My 50-40-30 Brick Workout! This fun session will snap you out of your food coma and get you back on track. Each discipline begins by slowly building to an aerobic effort. [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on My Post-Thanksgiving 50-40-30 Brick

My Top 10 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season is upon us. While it’s wonderful to spend time with friends and family, it’s also a prime time to pack on the pounds (if you’re not careful). Here are my tips on how to navigate the upcoming parties and celebrations in order to stay lean while still enjoying yourself: Don’t Finish. You’re not [...]

By | November 19th, 2018|Articles, Nutrition, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on My Top 10 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Workout Wednesday: Your Holiday Morning Run

It's tradition for many of us to squeeze in a workout on holiday mornings before the festivities begin. It makes us feel better about ourselves (especially in anticipation of the large holiday meals) and can often be performed (at least, in part) in the company of visiting family and friends. In this Thanksgiving Special Edition of [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Workout Wednesday: Your Holiday Morning Run

Vintage Dave: My Passion for Coaching

I’ve been a coach all my life. I started teaching swimming when I was 15 and got the “tough” kids who other instructors either thought they were misbehaving or impossible to teach.  I had great success winning them over emotionally… after that the swim instruction was easy. I loved the challenge and, to this day, [...]

By | November 8th, 2018|Articles, Dave Scott Tri Club, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on Vintage Dave: My Passion for Coaching

Why Train with Power?

You’ve probably heard that training with power is the “gold standard” of optimizing your cycling training. A power meter is a wise investment for any triathlete looking to improve their cycling ability. I’ve currently been using a Stages Power Meter and I believe it to be extremely accurate and easy to use. Here are the top [...]

By | November 7th, 2018|Ask The Man, Bike, Racing, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Why Train with Power?

3 Reasons Why Strength Training is Required (If You Want to Get Faster)

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 [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|Aging, Flexibility, Strength, Training, Training Articles, Videos|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Strength Training is Required (If You Want to Get Faster)

Half Fly Cord Drill for Faster Freestyle

Why would we want to perform a half butterfly stroke with stretch cords? Because this drill -- demonstrated in the Workout Wednesday presented by Bioastin video below -- will get you comfortable with the unnatural motion of the high elbow set. For those of you who have followed me for some time, you know that [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|ATV, BioAstin, Swim, Training, Videos, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Half Fly Cord Drill for Faster Freestyle

Importance of the Swim

While in Kona for the IRONMAN World Championships, I had the opportunity to sit down with British superstar David McNamee to talk about the race. In this video we share our insights on why we focus so much effort on training for the swim (despite its relatively short contribution to overall race time). David clearly knows what [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|HUUB, Racing, Swim, Training, Videos|Comments Off on Importance of the Swim