3 Worthwhile Practices to Become a Better Triathlete

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Most triathletes view their multisport endeavors as an ongoing journey of continuous self-improvement, self-fulfillment, and satisfaction. And yet, many triathletes struggle with plateauing performance, debilitating injuries, and a general feeling of stagnation in the sport. Contrary to popular practice, training harder and more often is not always the best approach to triathlon training. In fact, […]

Online Triathlon Coaching: A Win for Most Ironman Triathletes

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More and more Ironman triathletes are opting for online triathlon coaching to prepare for their race season. While there are both positive and negative aspects of investing in Ironman triathlon coaching online, the decision always depends on the lifestyle, preferences, and location of the triathlete. As advocates of quality and personalized online triathlon coaching, here […]

Foundation Training: The Art of the Injury-Proof Athlete

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At one of his meetups in San Francisco, I was able to chat with Kona veteran and fitness guru Ben Greenfield about combating injuries. Immediately he brought-up the book Foundation Training, in which he advocates as a solid tool to become a more resilient and injury-free athlete. Coupled with a forward written by Lance Armstrong, I was compelled to […]

Hip Mobility Exercises for Cyclists & Triathletes

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It’s an understatement to say that hip mobility exercises are important for high-level cyclists and triathletes. Limited hip range-of-motion is a popular plague, and very few athletes truly know how to tackled tight hips. By dedicating 10+ minutes a day practicing some of these hip mobility exercises, you can experience profound changes in hip range-of-motion […]

Single Leg “Pulling” | Efficiency Running Drill by Brian Mackenzie of CrossFit Endurance

Creator of CrossFit Endurance and advocate of the Pose Running method, running badass Brian Mackenzie demonstrates the “pulling” drill in this short video. This drill  helps to develop efficient biomechanics and a low-impact, mid-foot strike that can help you overcome over-striding and the injuries that can result. Try this single leg pulling drill as a warm-up […]

Swim “Tubing Drill” from 4-time Olympian Sheila Taormina

The Tubing Drill, demonstrated in the video below by 4-time Olympian Sheila Taormina, is a highly-effective out-of-the-pool swimming drill that can help you generate a more fluid and powerful catch in your freestyle stroke. Be sure to check out the second video below that focuses on the diagonal phase of the tubing drill. This drill is […]

The “Three Essential (Running) Drills” by Olympic Coach Bobby McGee

Coach Bobby McGee is an innovator and pioneer in running. He has introduced many different drills that help to develop proper biomechanics in all levels of athletes. There’s no doubt that doing these running drills will help make you a more efficient and stronger triathlete. In this clip from Triathlon: The Run, Volume 4 of […]

Somatic Movement Exercise for Better Running & Cycling | “The Clock”

“The Clock,” which stems from the work of Somatic pioneer Moshe Feldenkrais, is a movement practice that’s intended to bring greater self-awareness of your hips, back, core muscles, glutes, and even your shoulders and neck. Spend about 10 minutes with The Clock after waking up or before your workout. The A.M. in particular is prime […]

Optimize Spinal Mobility, Pelvic Stability, and Ankle Flexion | The Deep Squat

To further bring awareness to one of Kelly Starrett’s cornerstones, this quick video underscores the simple yet profound changes that can result from consistently holding a deep squat for a period of time. View the first ever Mobility WOD episode by Dr. Starrett (from August 2010) where he assigns his first challenge: hold the deep […]

Plant-based Sources of Protein for Rapid Recovery

Replenishing your workouts with the right plant-based foods can help accelerate recovery while enabling you to thrive as a triathlete. This video shares some of the cleanest and most nutrient-dense plant-based sources of protein. Also, if you’re interested in plant-based protein powders, I recently launched a new blog that’s focal to vegan protein powder reviews: […]

Voodoo Flossing the Knee to Restore Muscle Sliding Surface & Mobility

Use the Voodoo Floss Band to apply a high compression force around areas that are tight or if you feel little bits and knots along the sliding muscle surface. Combine this intense compression with basic movement to floss out the bits that are inflicting upon your performance as a triathlete. Mobility WOD’s Kelly Starrett on […]

Chris “Macca” McCormack on the Rich Roll Podcast (RRP#24)

Looking to inspire your inner-triahtlete? Listen to this Rich Roll Podcast featuring pro triathlete and Kona champ Chris “Macca” McCormack. This conversation is one the most engaging triathlon chats that will have you listening from start to finish. Chris McCormack tells an incredible story of his races and career as a professional. Here’s the preview: […]