Tips, training & nutrition

Recovering from Injury – The Road Back

In the fall of 2013, I wrapped up my 25th season of racing triathlon and over the course of those 25 years, I can only remember one stretch of time, in 1995, that I was injured and unable to run. I’ve taken time off from running when I was healthy, for various reasons (simply taking…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 74 – Secret Strategy for Eliminating Side Stitches

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Which leg should you engage to eliminate a side stitch? Listen in as Coach Dave shares a specific breathing technique that will help you avoid and eliminate side stitches on…

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Post Season – Now What?

Well, your probably thinking its been a long, hard, season. You have either raced your big Ironman or tackled several tough races. Either way, the big race is behind you now. You’ve had time to reflect on your season, you know what next year’s goals are, but maybe you are not quite ready to get…

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Athlete of the Month, October 2014 – Matt Howard

Our Athlete of the Month’s performance at Augusta 70.3 yielded nearly an hour and a half improvement over his 70.3 Kansas race. That’s impressive! Matt Howard is one of those athletes who is a living proof that anything is possible if you have desire, discipline and determination. A husband, father to 6 daughters, a grandfather,…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 73 – Train for the Heat!

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. The race season never really ends, and this time of year, we think about warmer climates to continue our racing – Arizona, Florida, etc. Don’t underestimate your body’s response to…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 72 – So, You Want to Be an Ironman

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Having successfully raced 10 Ironman World Championships, Coach Simon has excellent wisdom to share with those who are considering their first. Listen and learn! Coach Simon is prepping for his…

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Coach Simon’s Kona Journal 2014

D3 Coach Simon Butterworth is days away from his 11th race at Kona! He offered to share his journal with us as he prepares for the World Championship race. Enjoy the read! He notes: These are raw notes I make each morning. I do not edit them so no comments about my grammar and what…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 71 – Protein, Protein, Protein

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Protein during your training recovery is essential. Learn a simple math formula to calculate what your body needs in this video. From nutrition and mental skills to multisport training, meaningful…

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Make Fall Work For You

The fall can be an awkward time of year for many triathletes. Your A priority race is likely in the books, but the weather is still warm enough for some great training sessions. If you use this time to your advantage you can make winter, and the following spring one of your best. Here are…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 70 – Swim Paddles, Yes There is a Technique

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Are you certain you are using your swim paddles correctly? Coach Dave breaks it down for you in this week’s video tip. Listen in and double check your technique. Interested…

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