SolRx Sport Sunscreen Spray for the Win (Review)

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Contrary to popular belief, not all sport sunscreen sprays are created equal. In fact, there’s a broad spectrum (pun intended) of spray-on sport sunscreens that offer varying levels of protection and performance capabilities. From sweat and water resistance to “broad spectrum” (UVA and UVB) coverage, some sport sunscreen sprays are far better than others. After countless […]

Top 7 Foods To Help Boost Post-Workout Recovery

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With the bounty of information on the best types of foods and supplements to consume shortly after an intense workout, I hope these science-backed nutrition ideas can help cut through the glut and put the pep in your muscle recovery step. Berry Berry Good Muscle Recovery With Blueberries These tasty little buggers are big on […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kelly Starrett on Running: RunColo Podcast Interview

If you’re a runner who has yet to learn about mobility guru Kelly Starrett, then this podcast will inspire you to appreciate your next run even more. With his new book Ready to Run set to launch in October, the 200+lb ultramarathoner underscores the essence of running with proper mechanics and common issues runners encounter […]

Somatics: Reawken Muscle Control & Optimize Performance

Somatics is a rather unknown practice in the triathlon community. Somatics is restorative practice that I like to define as a unique blend of meditation, Yin Yoga (the slow, deep stuff) and functional physical therapy. While studying Somatic education, perhaps the most powerful concept that I learned was: A muscle tightness stems from your mind […]