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Progressive Swim Skills Presented By FINIS: Improve Your Breathing Technique

Most triathletes don't think the way they breathe in their freestyle stroke can slow them down.  Breathing with proper form is key to a faster freestyle stroke. Try these tips to perfect your breathing technique.   https://youtu.be/F1j6ROFyGeU

By | September 4th, 2018|Articles, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Progressive Swim Skills Presented By FINIS: Improve Your Breathing Technique

Gain Speed with this Mixed Cycling HIIT Session

Bike hill repeats are not for the faint of heart, but the benefits of these sessions are enormous! Working at higher intensities on hills will help you become a stronger and faster rider and will provide extra gas in the tank come race day. This Workout Wednesday powered by BioAstin is a demanding session that combines high intensity [...]

Using Stretch Cords to Help Master the High Elbow Set

In this edition of Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin, I'd like to introduce a simple drill that delivers great results. There are many drill variations that you can perform with stretch cords to help you improve your freestyle swimming technique. I typically start my athletes with this one, because it isolates and replicates the unnatural movement required for the vital [...]

When Can I Return to Running After a Race?

After a demanding triathlon like a 70.3 or full-distance IRONMAN, we all know the feeling of that post-race hobble. As your body recovers, it's okay to swim and cycle within 2 days after the event, but don't jump back into running too quickly. Athletes who return to running too soon after a race will often feel flat, tired [...]

How to Nail Your Swim Race Pace

Most age groupers look to "just get through" the swim so they can compete on the bike and run. I think this is a mistake. The swim is the perfect time to set the tone of your race, and start out confident and strong without depleting your energy for the bike and run. The first mistake I [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|Articles, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on How to Nail Your Swim Race Pace

Weekly Speed Workout for Faster Cycling

Long slow cycling workouts during the race season will not get you stronger or faster on the bike. Training slowly guarantees that you'll be racing slowly. Most of us know that sinking feeling when a competitor passes us and we can’t respond to their pace. Don’t let that be you! For athletes racing all distances, it’s important to mix [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Weekly Speed Workout for Faster Cycling

5 Tips For a Swim Split PR

In this edition of Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin, I share some of my proven tips for improving your race day swim splits. Practicing open water swimming is an important component of your triathlon training. Here are some of my favorite tips to make sure you are prepared and ready for a personal best in [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|BioAstin, FINIS, HUUB, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on 5 Tips For a Swim Split PR