March 19, 2024

The Impact of Massage Therapy

Statistic : As per a 2011 report by the Institute of Medicine, over 100 million individuals in the United States experience ongoing pain, resulting in an estimated annual cost of $600 billion. One of the primary reasons individuals seek the services of a massage therapist is because it accounts for […]
March 19, 2024

The Importance of a VO2 Max Test for Competitive Cyclists

When it comes to striving for optimal fitness and speed, numerical data cannot be disputed. Specifically, let’s examine the VO2 max assessment. The three main metrics utilized in cyclist training plans are power, cadence, and heart rate. However, while these metrics are significant in the overall picture, they only make […]
February 14, 2024

The Swim Stroke: A Guide for Triathletes

Photo byFotoEmotions onPixabay ## Introduction As a triathlete, mastering the freestyle swim stroke is essential. Not only is it the fastest and most efficient swimming stroke used in competition, but it’s also a favorite among experienced swimmers. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the key elements of the freestyle […]
December 7, 2021

Strength Training For Runners

Strength Training For Runners When the topic of strength training for runners comes up, many runners, well, run away from it, mostly because the assumption is it will make them heavier and therefore more prone to injury. This is however, is a myth, in fact quite the opposite is true. […]
October 20, 2021

The 6 Most Common Running Injuries

RUN: Better, Faster, Longer, Stronger   Have thoughts of being that runner where every step of every mile is 100% pain free? No aches, no tweaks , no lingering soreness from yesterday’s session. Well, you are not alone; research shows that as many as 79% of runners get injured at […]
May 5, 2021

Preventing the 8 Most Common Cycling Injuries

CYCLING INJURIES COVERED Knee Pain Hip Pain Iliotibial Band Pain (ITB) Burning Foot Pain Achilles Pain Neck Pain Back Pain Wrist and Hand Pain If you’re any kind of cyclist, recreational or competitive, these downloadable leaflets contain practical tips and techniques for preventing and treating 8 of the most common cycling injuries. As […]
May 2, 2021

Treating and Preventing Swimming Injuries

Treating and Preventing Swimming Injuries Swimming is one of the most popular sports in the world. We swim in the sea, pools, lakes, streams, rivers and even ponds. And given 70% of the Earth’s surface is water, we’re not short of opportunities. And while swimming is considered a ‘low-impact’ sport […]
January 12, 2021

Lactate Threshold Testing

Lactate Threshold Testing In short, is your training plan working for you? The benefit of periodic lactate threshold testing, performance or physiological tests is that it provide a basis for measuring the effectiveness of your training program / regimen, and training improvement. We provided examples of what a lactate threshold […]
August 13, 2019

Journey to Ironman Texas with Dr. Chris Tubbs

Tune in to hear so much more about the IRONMAN in the making! For this monumental 10th episode, I will sit with my friend and dear Brother, Dr. Chris Tubbs! I have truly admired this man for years. I am blessed that he accepted the offer to sit with me […]
August 29, 2018

Improve Your Cycling Using the Power-to-Weight Ratio

Improve Your Cycling Using the Power-to-Weight Ratio As cycling has become increasingly data-driven, itʼs now more clear than ever that going fast on the bike isnʼt just about pushing hard on the pedals. To the detriment of those who enjoy a good donut or three, a golden ratio has emerged which is used to significantly […]
April 13, 2018

Benchmark Testing – Improving Your Performance

Benchmark Testing Improving Your Performance You compete on race day and sacrifice in the gym. Don’t be one of many athletes that are in the gym all day, but it seems like their training is not going anywhere. Does this sound like you? If so are you need a tactical approach to […]
April 13, 2018

Belly Breathing

Belly Breathing Like Buddha – How Belly Breathing Can Transform Your Cycling The importance of belly breathing is often overlooked by cyclists, but this one small detail can have a huge effect on your performance Many centuries ago, Gautama Buddha set out on a quest for inner peace and release […]
March 27, 2018

Triathlon Bike Gearing 101 for the Flats and Hills

Triathlon Bike Gearing 101 for Flatlanders and Mountain Climbers Have you ever been out on a training ride and found conditions in which you couldn’t find the correct gearing? shifting between gears and being stuck between spinning too much or pushing a harder gear that makes your legs burn and […]
March 20, 2018

Aerobic Base, What Is Base Training For?

What Is Aerobic Base Training For? Aerobic base training is to target the slow-twitch muscle fibers. What Is Slow-Twitch Muscle Fibers? Type I (ST): Slow oxidative; fatigue-resistant; low glycogen content; high mitochondrial and myoglobin content. What Does It Do? Used for long-lasting, low level force production, extremely long endurance activities […]