Rethinking the Discipline behind the Disciplines: Strength Training

Chances are you‚Äôre starting to climb out of the depths of winter and getting back into a regular training program ‚Äì those Spring races are right around the corner! But, as you kiss the trainer, the treadmill and those dark…

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Strengthening the Core in the Off Season

As athletes, we often focus much of our training on swim, bike, and run; especially when pushed for time, we tend to negate some other very important steps we can take to make us better, stronger athletes and less injury…

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Weight Training Adaptation Phase

General Adaptation Phase Frequency: 2-3 times per week. Sets: 2 to 5 ideally, with 3 working sets. Repetitions: 15-25 Rest between Sets: Done as circuit rest 15-60 seconds between individual exercises within each circuit and 1-3 min. between circuits. Tempo:…

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D3 Flex Band Routine

Coach Mike demonstrates a post run flex band routine. This is great for a quick stretch.

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Ask a PT

Question for the PT: I am a seasoned triathlete and competitive in my age group in the Sprint and Olympic Distance.  I train hard and regular and I try to train smart to avoid injury.  I have been following a…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 36, No Pain, No Gain

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. Differentiate between pain that is an alarm to your body vs. pain that is something…

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D3 Triathlon Minute, Episode 97, The 3 Strength Exercises for Glute Strength

This is a great video from D3 Coach Laura Marcoux with 3 glue strength exercises. Laura will cover a single leg squat, lateral step downs, and plank with a leg raise. These are challenging exercises and they will help you…

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In Season Strength Training, Beyond Hill Repeats

When most triathletes think of strength training, their first thought is running or biking uphill. This type of sport-specific strength training is definitely the most efficient and effective way to increase your watts, but there are additional applications that you…

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Your Brain on Functional Training

Bounce back from injury with this information!Almost every time I workout at the gym I see people doing pointless lifts. The rule of thumb is that if one is stopped in the middle of a set and asked why a…

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