Training

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 |2018-11-28T10:21:42-06:00November 28th, 2018|Bike, Dave Scott Tri Club, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

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 |2018-11-20T19:53:08-06:00November 20th, 2018|Bike, BioAstin, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

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 |2018-11-14T11:03:02-06:00November 13th, 2018|BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

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 |2018-11-08T16:06:07-06:00November 8th, 2018|Articles, Dave Scott Tri Club, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|

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 |2018-11-07T15:12:23-06:00November 7th, 2018|Ask The Man, Bike, Racing, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

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 |2018-10-31T11:37:21-06:00October 31st, 2018|Aging, Flexibility, Strength, Training, Training Articles, Videos|

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 |2018-10-17T12:15:43-06:00October 17th, 2018|HUUB, Racing, Swim, Training, Videos|

Faster Recovery After Your IRONMAN

After training for months leading up to your "A" triathlon, managing post-race recovery can be difficult. Some athletes just sit on the couch, and others try to maintain their typical training routine. Both are mistakes! Check out this video to learn my simple, proven plan for the first 5 days after an IRONMAN.  By following my [...]

By |2018-10-17T11:44:27-06:00October 17th, 2018|Ask The Man, Ironman, Racing, Training, Videos|