The 2-Day Rule

There's a belief out there that you have to be under such a big load of training stress all the time, that you can't expect to have great performances, or set new personal records ...

The Time is NOW - A call to action

The time has come for me to start coaching an elite athlete training group in San Diego. The time for you, as an up-and-coming elite athlete, or as an established elite looking for...

Poor FTP testing?

I received this email from an athlete with a common question about what to do if you just don't tend to be a good at testing for FTP, with results that seem to match what your race...

WADA and TUE Leaks

Hackers this week have released data on athletes, from Olympic stars to elite cyclists, and more are coming. For clarity purposes, WADA stands for the World Anti-Doping Asso...

Guest on IM Talk - Run With Power

I was a guest this week on IM Talk, the most popular Ironman Triathlon podcast there is. I was discussing my new book, Run With Power. You can check out the interview here. http:/...

Run With Power E-Book Now Available

Many of you have been asking, and it is now out and available. Should help many of the international athletes on here who have been waiting. You can find it here: http://amzn.to/2...

What a triathlete can learn from US Soccer in Copa America?

Tonight, (Tuesday, June 21st, 2016), I watched the US lose to the #1 team in the world, Argentina, in the COPA America Centario Semi-Final, which is one of the most prestigious soc...

What a triathlete can learn from US Soccer in Copa America?

Tonight, (Tuesday, June 21st, 2016), I watched the US lose to the #1 team in the world, Argentina, in the COPA America Centario Semi-Final, which is one of the most prestigious soc...

Run Power Based Training Plans Now Available on TrainingPeaks

If you've picked up my new book, Run With Power , or are using a power meter for your run training, and are looking to use it with TrainingPeaks, I have run power-based training p...

Efficiency Index Apps - Garmin amp; Suunto

If you#39;ve picked up lt;a href=quot;http://www.coachvance.com/store/books/quot; target=quot;_blankquot;gt;Run With Powerlt;/agt;, or been listening to me on podcasts, you know th...

Efficiency Index Apps - Garmin & Suunto

If you've picked up Run With Power , or been listening to me on podcasts, you know that speed per watt is the key metric for running power meters, or what I call, Efficiency Index...

Article from Competitor on Power for Running

Here's an article from Competitor on power meters for running, (written by Brian Metzler), which I contributed quotes for. Since the 1950s, distance runners hav...

Free Copies of Run With Power with Power Meter Purchases

If you're interested in running power meters, there are some great limited time offers from the two power meters on the market, Stryd and RPM2, which come with FREE copies of my bo...

Interview on Triathlete Training Podcast

I was recently invited to be a guest on another top triathlon podcast, Triathlete Training Podcast, conducted by Eric Schwartz. Eric does great work, and it was a great conversatio...

IM Talk Podcast - Triathlon 2.0

I had the privilege of being on another one of the top Ironman podcasts, IM Talk, which is based out of New Zealand. The topic was my new book, Triathlon 2.0, but we also just dipp...

Reasons to Get a Power Meter for Running

This post comes from the website from my new book, Run With Power.  14 Ways a Power Meter Can Make You a Faster Runner APRIL 20, 2016 &nbs...

The Best New Cycling Power Meter

Many people ask me what power meter they should get. That depends on a number of factors, including budget, but also transferability, ease of installation, and user friendliness. ...

Observations and Experiences at 2016 US Olympic Marathon Trials

I attended the US Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles, this past Saturday. It was an incredible event, and as much as I have been critical of USATF in the past, this is one even...

Babbittville Radio Interview - Triathlon 2.0

Bob Babbitt this past weekend invited me to go on his radio show live and discuss a number of topics, from my new books, Triathlon 2.0 and Run With Power , to Triathlon at the O...

W/kg at FTP of Elite Ironman Triathletes

A few years ago, I asked myself, "Just what type of rider has it historically taken to be a top level long course triathlete?" When I sat down to find the answer, it lead me on a j...