Posts by Shane Niemeyer

Core Strength for Athletes: A Workout to Improve Performance and Prevent Injury


Having a strong core has many different benefits including injury prevention and greater efficiency. Learn more from Shane Niemeyer and use his workout playlist to build a more functional core.

Specific Strength Training for Swimming


Many triathletes and swimmer battle shoulder pain at some point in their training. These exercises from Shane Neimeyer are designed specifically to address your shoulder and rotator cuff so you can stay healthy and keep adding up the yard.

7 Hip and Core Exercises for Endurance Athletes


Having a strong core and hips helps with balance, posture, power and overall functionality. This article and video highlights seven moves you can do to get stronger.

5 Exercises for Lower Leg Injury Prevention


Endurance athletes often suffer from one of many leg injuries that can be prevented. Performing these preventive exercises can help you stay balanced, aligned and out training.

Year-Round Strength Training for Triathletes Part 4: Maintenance Phase


This is the fourth installment of our series on strength training for triathletes. With race season starting this article will show athletes how to maintain the strength they built in the off season.

Year-Round Strength Training for Triathletes, Part 3: Heavy Weight Training Phase


The previous two phases of the off-season strength training series were designed to establish a foundation upon which we can increase loads and demands on the body in this Heavy Weight Training/Reactive Phase (HWT). This phase should last between 5-8 weeks.

Year-Round Strength Training for Triathletes, Part 2: Muscular Endurance Phase


In part two of this 4-part series about year-round strength training for triathletes, we’ll cover the second phase of the yearly program, the Muscular Endurance (ME) phase.

Year-Round Strength Training for Triathletes, Part 1: The Off-Season


A year-round strength training program is a key component to becoming a well-rounded, injury-free and successful triathlete.