In the sport of triathlon, the training isn’t simply swimming, biking and running.  The foundation of your tri-training needs to be a well-rounded strength training program centered on functional strength movements. I touched on functional training in my article last month when I talked about staying injury-free during training.  Functional strength not only gets you…

For most endurance athletes, training and racing becomes their lifestyle.  It’s a year-round process. This can be a very healthy thing, but it can lead to overtraining or injuries if your year isn’t broken down into different training phases.  It can also lead to burn-out if there is no change in focus for a long…

The term core has become very common when talking about any sort of workout in the gym. But, not everyone really knows what this term means or refers to the same thing when they use it. Many people also don’t know or don’t understand how training the core can help you outside of the gym….

Pretty much everyone has had some sort of injury at one point or another.  We all know how frustrating they can be and no one wants to interrupt their training for a strained calf or knee or whatever you want to name.  The risk of injuries can be greatly reduced with consistency in a few…