Endurance Hour: Glute Bridge Exercises

Glute Bridge with Ironman Dave Erickson

What’s so great about the glute bridge? It’s simple, it’s versatile, and everyone who sits on their butt for hours or wants to be stronger and more powerful stands to benefit from it. The classic glute bridge is great to perform anytime, especially towards the start of a workout. Remember to

Endurance Hour #189

This week: Dave and Wendy discuss New Year's Resolutions verses Goals and answer 5 voicemail questions from listeners.  If you'd like to be a guest on the show or know someone who should be on the show, email  Dave@DaveEricksonMedia.com with "Podcast Guest" in the subject line.  Brands, Sponsors and Collaborators, please email

Endurance Hour: Swimming Hard, Swimming Smart – The Phelps Way

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (23), Olympic gold medals in individual events (13), and Olympic medals in individual events (16). In winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games, Phelps broke

Endurance Hour #188

This week: Dave and Roger reflect on the 2016 season as well as their hopes for 2017.  They run down the "Best of Triathlon Awards 2016" according to Triathlete.com, The Forward Podcast guest list and their most memorable interviews, the Ironman World Championship coverage on NBC, Training preparation and mental

Endurance Hour: 2017 Ironman 70.3 Puerto Rico 12 Week Training Plan Now Available

San Juan has a rich history that offers tourists a multitude of attractions. Explore the El Yunque Rainforest, Old San Juan, or El Morro Fortress, a designated National Historic Site, while planning your IRONMAN 70.3 race-cation.  Register for the event HERE. Spectators and athletes alike are treated to amazing views on

Endurance Hour #187

Endurance Hour 187 with Dave Erickson and Roger Thompson

This week: Dave and Roger talk about athletes with asthma and Adult-onset asthma, Weight Lifting and Racing Weight, 16-Week Training Plans for Beginners, the Zwift Cycling App, "I Can Swim Fast" with Rory Buck and so, much, more!   If you'd like to be a guest on the show or know

Endurance Hour: Soup Recipes For Weight Loss


By Sheila Griffin:   Studies have shown that a person's daily calorie intake can be reduced by as much as 20% by trading their lunch meal for soup, also people who included soup with their lunch eat less at dinner time. In fact any meal with high water content, like broth-based

Endurance Hour: 8 Reasons To Start Taking Cold Showers Today

Most of us have been caught in that skin-cringing, and often dreaded moment of being the last one to shower. If you haven't then chances are that you've had someone walk into the bathroom, and flush the toilet mid-shower, leaving you covered in bone-chilling cold water. In these moments, instead

Endurance Hour #186

This week: Dave and Roger talk NBC's coverage of the Ironman World Championship, Strava, The trend of Short-Course athletes like Alistair Brownlee, Javier Gomez, and Jan Frodeno entering the world of Ironman racing,  Kona slots at Ironman races and low athlete turnout, The Forward Podcast,  and so, much, more!   If

Endurance Hour: Trap Bar Deadlift vs Barbell Deadlift

Trap Bar Deadlift vs Barbell Deadlift

Mens Health: The trap bar isn’t new: It’s been around since the 80s, when according to legend, powerlifter Al Gerard invented it to reduce the stress on his back during deadlifts.   The barbell is shaped like a hexagon in the middle, allowing you to stand inside it rather than