3 Simple Strength Training Exercises for Endurance Athletes

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Most athletes view endurance training and strength training as two separate disciplines. To some extent, this is true. The desired outcome of strength training is to build one’s explosive capacity lift, push, pull, or perform a movement under a higher load. In the case of triathlon, having greater leg strength can make climbing hills dramatically […]

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 […]

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 […]