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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 |2018-11-28T11:30:54-07:00November 28th, 2018|Articles, Bike, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|

To Hill With It: Part 2

  Running hills in the off-season and early season is so beneficial to your overall triathlon training that I decided to dedicate a 2-part series of my Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin sessions to hill progressions. (You can read part 1 here ). Why devote your limited training time to the [occasional] discomfort associated with short hill repeats when you [...]

By |2017-11-14T20:41:10-07:00November 14th, 2017|BioAstin, Run, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|

My Reflections on the 2017 Hawaii IRONMAN

The 2017 Hawaii IRONMAN Triathlon World Championship was FAST! Three men broke the bike course record and winner Patrick Lange set a new overall course record. In light of these -- and many other -- amazing performances, I share my thoughts on the importance of entering major competitions with a plan... and sticking to that plan [...]

By |2017-10-25T08:55:23-07:00October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Eliminate the Wiggle for Faster Swimming

Have you ever noticed triathletes who display a pronounced hip wag as they swim freestyle? Throughout my years of coaching, it has been common for me to observe this "hip wag" in emerging and experienced swimmers alike.  Trust me, doing the hula slows you down!  Fortunately we can focus on a few areas to eliminate this common [...]

By |2017-10-25T08:31:15-07:00October 25th, 2017|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|

Making Your Bike-Run Brick Count!

When most triathletes think of a brick, they think of a several hours-long bike ride followed by a short 20 minute run. This makes my skin crawl! I’ve already talked about ways you can mix-up your brick workouts with a ‘non-traditional’ swim-bike brick or a run-bike-run brick.  Today let's take a look at the traditional bike-run [...]

By |2017-08-29T08:43:32-07:00August 29th, 2017|Bike, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Uncategorized|

Practicing Race Day Unknowns, Part 2: Surges on the Bike

This is the second in my 3-part series of Workout Wednesdays powered by Bioastin on how to structure your training to prepare for the host of unknowns in races. For today’s session, let’s talk about the bike. You can see my session on the swim from last week here and next week I’ll be discussing the [...]