How to Use Cold & Heat for Recovery & Injuries

  Cold and heat are great tools for both recovery and treating injuries.  Using cold helps reduce inflammation, while heat helps increase circulation and loosen muscles. But with so much information online and from word of mouth, it’s hard to … Continued

Speed Work in Training

Do you incorporate speed work in your training? If you’re training for a longer race, such as a marathon or Ironman, you’re most likely getting your long runs in. But doing volume doesn’t make you faster, it helps you resist … Continued

Progressing in Triathlon and Running

    Progressing in triathlon and running takes planning and understanding of workouts, physiology, and the individual athlete. Have you ever done a workout or exercise and wondered “Why haven’t I done this before?” Some athletes have wondered why they weren’t … Continued

Staying Fit While Traveling

    I’m writing this while sitting in a hotel room during a road trip, so staying fit while traveling has been on the front of my mind. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, it can be a big … Continued

Swimming for Runners

Swimming for Runners Swimming is an excellent form of exercise for runners, whether it’s for cross training in your off-season, as an active recovery day workout, or to keep up your fitness when injured. It’s a non-impact form of exercise … Continued

5 Steps for Overcoming Your Fear of Open Water Swimming

  Has swimming in open water during a triathlon ever have you paralyzed with fear? You’re not alone. It’s happened in both novice and experienced triathletes and it is something that you can improve. Besides mental training, here are five … Continued