Workout Wednesday

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How Do I Calculate My Lactate Threshold on the Run?

Your Lactate Threshold or LT Pace is a great training tool to use in your running to help you train your body to become a faster and more economical runner. I use LT as a gauge for athletes in several different run sessions including one of my favorites the Swing Pace Run Workout. If you [...]

By | May 27th, 2019|BioAstin, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on How Do I Calculate My Lactate Threshold on the Run?

When Should I Start Doing Brick Workouts?

Many triathletes wonder when they should start brick workouts? The short answer: The earlier the better! The opportunity to do brick workouts earlier in the season help your body adapt better for your racing season. Checkout my tips on how to execute these sessions in the early season.   https://youtu.be/j0Ps4RWupd8

By | March 18th, 2019|Articles, Ask The Man, Bike, BioAstin, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on When Should I Start Doing Brick Workouts?

Elevate Your Freestyle with the Breaststroke Pull Drill

Breaststroke pull with a freestyle kick is an amazing drill to help your freestyle swimming. Try this drill during your swim workouts for 2 sets of 8x25 one time per week and watch your freestyle stroke improve! https://youtu.be/Mac96dT5LDE

By | March 13th, 2019|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Elevate Your Freestyle with the Breaststroke Pull Drill

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 [...]

Hopping and Jumping for Faster Running

Looking to freshen up some run sessions? Try adding hopping and jumping in your training. In this Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin I recommend combining hopping and jumping intermixed with your normal running to increase your foot, calf, quad and gluteal strength. Core stability will also be improved and your cardiovascular and cardiorespiratory endurance will be [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Articles, HOKA, Run, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|1 Comment

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 [...]

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

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

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?

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