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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

1200 Variety Technique   2800 Variety/Drills 400 choice! Mix it up! 4x150 as 50kick/50DPS/50 high elbow scull 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) ** All aerobic effort today. **DPS= distance per stroke- think long and [...]

By | 2018-12-10T08:23:10+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Swim Workouts|0 Comments

Daily Swim Workout #24: Threshold

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 [...]

By | 2018-12-03T08:02:24+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Swim Workouts|0 Comments

Daily Swim Workout #23: Threshold

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 50free/25kick on side/25drill. 12x25 as ODDS 10 strokes fast, [...]

By | 2018-11-30T09:02:18+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Swim Workouts|0 Comments

Daily Swim Workout #22: Strength and Mixed Stroke

    Intermediate Swim Workout 2500 500 choice- mix in drills, kick, pull. 10x200- do on 3-4 red line rest. 4 as paddles only last 50bk. 3 as 100straight arm drill/100DPS. 2 as 50RA/50free/50LA/50free. 1 w/d. ** Straight arm drill= see attachment. Expose arm pit to the ceiling, work shoulder roll. **DPS= distance per stroke- [...]

By | 2018-11-29T07:50:28+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Swim Workouts|0 Comments

6 Ways Pros Can Treat Your Sport 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 [...]

By | 2018-08-04T08:26:21+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Sports Injuries|0 Comments

Daily Swim Workout #21: Speed & Strength

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 [...]

By | 2018-11-29T07:54:37+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Swim Workouts|0 Comments

7 Home Remedies for Athletic 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. [...]

By | 2018-07-24T08:15:25+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Sports Injuries|1 Comment

10 Bacteria to Avoid at the Gym

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 [...]

By | 2018-07-24T08:20:40+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Athlete Health, Skin Care|0 Comments