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Jesse Funk

About Jesse Funk

Jesse has a long history in athletics. Being an active endurance athlete for over 16 years. He worked helping people find their perfect shoe for several years before moving onto his own entrepreneurial ventures. Currently he races triathlon and is in charge of running Solpri LLC.

Daily Swim Workout #26: Technique and Mixed Stroke

By | 2018-12-12T08:11:46+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Swim Workouts|

1200 Variety Technique   2800 Variety/Drills 400 choice! Mix it up! 4x150 as 50 teeter totter drill /50 free /50 backstroke  on 10"rest. 400 aerobic as 50 fist drill/150 sighting every 6th stroke. 30"rest. 600 with paddles & buoy as 100 with paddles/100 no paddles (keep buoy) 5000 Variety/Drills/Strength 500 choice of stroke - mix [...]

Daily Swim Workout #25: Speed and Strength

By | 2018-12-12T08:08:35+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Swim Workouts|

Today's set works on top end speed and overall strength. For the portion of the set that's paddles only - do not use a pull buoy. We want to continue to work on your ability to hold your legs up and engage your lower abs. For added difficulty you can use an elastic band to [...]

Daily Swim Workout #24: Threshold

By | 2018-12-12T07:59:04+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Swim Workouts|

Today's set gives you another chance to improve your pacing skills as you work on descending slightly throughout the set. Both inside intervals with a negative split 200 and as the set goes on. The cool down today gives you a chance to practice your sighting. Too often we forget to practice sighting until race [...]

Daily Swim Workout #23: Threshold

By | 2018-12-12T07:51:07+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Swim Workouts|

Today is one of my favorite style sets - threshold descending. This kind of set gives you the chance to push your boundaries ever so slightly and really work on your knowledge of pacing within your own body. 1200 Threshold Descending   2600 Threshold 400 as 50 back/50free/50drill/50free. 12x25 as swim strides MS: On 3 [...]

6 Ways Pros Can Treat Your Sport Injuries

By | 2018-08-04T08:26:21+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Sports Injuries|

It's ironic... That the fittest and most athletic people are also often the most injured and infirm of people. Athletes injure themselves so often precisely because they push so hard. For example at the time of this article I am recovering from shattering my collarbone while racing Ironman 70.3 Eagleman. I covered home treatments for [...]

Daily Swim Workout #21: Speed & Strength

By | 2018-12-12T07:30:17+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Swim Workouts|

Beginner Swim Workout 1200   Intermediate Swim Workout 2500 Warm Up: 400 as 75 free/25 drill choice Main Set: 40x50's as 16 every 4th all out. 15" Rest 12 every 3rd all out. 20" Rest 8 every 2nd all out. 25" Rest 4 all all out on  30" Rest Cool Down:  100 freestyle easy Advanced Swim [...]

7 Home Remedies for Athletic Injuries

By | 2018-07-24T08:15:25+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Sports Injuries|

You and I both know that trying going to the gym or just trying to keep fit can result in pain. “No pain, no gain” was a big fitness cliché of the 1980s but it has some truth to it – inevitably, where there are attempts at being athletic or fit, there will be pain. [...]

10 Bacteria to Avoid at the Gym

By | 2018-07-24T08:20:40+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Athlete Health, Skin Care|

You may return from a strenuous workout feeling like death warmed up, but you certainly don’t go to gym wanting to get sick. Unfortunately, gyms are right up there with the worst when it comes to the amount of bacteria in them. Think I’m exaggerating? A 2014 study published in the International Journal of Environmental [...]