How do our pullups relate to running? Both pushing forces and pulling forces are at play in virtually every movement under the sun. By breaking running down, we can understand that pushing provides power and stability, while pulling can transition us faster to the next movement cycle.
Runners, triathletes, and CrossFitters deal with transitions all the time. As we fatigue, its in these transitions from one thing to the next that we lose the most speed and time. By focusing on a higher cadence across a variety of terrain, we can learn to transition from flat, to uphill, to downhill and everything […]
Vance Jacobs Photography Hi Athletes, clients, friends, family, and all of the above, I’m finally getting around to my spring order for Helming Athletics’ cycling apparel. I have a little bit of everything. Keeping with the winter style, everything will be all navy (no white to get dirty), for a simple, clean, and sharp kit […]
Vance Jacobs Photography Over the next few months, Helming Athletics will be taking to the road to work with cycling teams, CrossFit gyms, and even present at a major triathlon expo: Bear Development Camp: Helming Athletics is pleased to be part of the Bear Development all-team cycling camp this upcoming weekend, getting these talented […]
Vance Jacobs Photography Happy Holidays from Helming Athletics Happy Holidays from Helming Athletics As many of you know, I will soon be departing on a 3 week adventure to South East Asia with my wife. I’m really looking forward to exploring a new area of the world, to relaxing, and to being with her. And […]
Vance Jacobs Photography. A friend and fellow coach once told me that success can only be measured if we share it with others… Reflecting on these words, I couldn’t be more than thankful, excited, and inspired by all the athletes who decided to share their athletic development and experience with me this year…the first year […]
The Disconnect: Just two weeks ago, I traveled to San Diego for the USA Triathlon Art & Science Symposium. I looked forward to the continuing education and the opportunity to converse with some of the country’s best minds in triathlon. And I learned a lot. Robbie Ventura–former professional cyclist and now endurance coach–gave an excellent […]