How’s Your Hip Extension? : Run Coaching, Ironman and Triathlon Specialists

Since publishing my recent article about The Importance of Hip Extension for Runners, I’ve received a number of emails from runners asking me to explain how best to assess their own hip extension.

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Adjusting Your Functional Threshold Power for Indoor Riding

One of the first things you notice when you get on your indoor trainer is that it is harder to produce the same wattages as outdoors. Many times cyclists will comment that their Functional Threshold Power (FTP) seems to be as much as 30 watts lower when riding indoors than outdoors.

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Hip Flexor & Core Strength Drill: Psoas March

In today’s quick training video, I want to show you one of my favourite hip flexor strength exercises.

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Use it or Lose it: Maintain Your Swim Fitness All Year

During periods of lighter, less structured training (such as the off season we keep hearing about), it’s important to maintain fitness in the pool, but you don’t necessarily want to be at your peak.

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Try This Bike Workout: Standing Flats

When Endurance Corner (Endurancecorner.com) founder Gordo Byrn was training under Ironman legend Dave Scott, he did a lot of workouts out of his comfort zone. Once, Scott asked Byrn his favorite cadence. He replied, “78.” Naturally Scott gave him many workouts with a 92rpm focus.

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The impact of dehydration on run performance

Alan Couzens, M.S. (Sports Science) Can anyone guess what might have inspired this post? 🙂 Yes, it was a hot year in Kona this year. It’s always hot but the big island took it up a notch this time around.

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Power Your Swim Kick: Flex Appeal

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Increase ankle flexibility for a stronger back half of your swim stroke. For any swimmer, the kick is typically the most undertrained, underappreciated and underdeveloped swim skill. Since most triathletes kick slowly, it also offers the greatest opportunity to increase swimming speed.

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Chris McCormack: Accordion Tempo Run Workout

As some of you will know, earlier this year I was asked by Chris McCormack (Macca) to join the team of coaching experts advising the members of his MaccaX team. Since then it’s been great getting to know the team, and helping to answer many of their running related questions.

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“This morning’s #FunWithData : Relationship between bike and run VO2max. Most athletes are : 5% higher on run. http

This morning’s #FunWithData: Relationship between bike and run VO2max. Most athletes are 5-15% higher on run.

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