Sunday, March 14, 2010

Iliotibial Band (IT Band) Exercises

Exercises for IT Band Pain

Our sister website IT Band Secrets will be launching soon with helpful info on the best IT band exercises and stretches

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

San Diego Indoor Cycling

Looking for a great San Diego indoor cycling classes designed for triathletes and road cyclists?

Check out the indoor cycling classes at Coastal Sports and Wellness.

Their San Diego indoor cycling studio uses the Computrainer Multirider system.

What's a Computrainer MultiRider system?

Just the best indoor cycling training device available!

Imagine being able to measure your week-after-week improvement from your cycling classes.

Imagine being able to ride the actual triathlon and road cycling courses that you're training for.

Want to ride the Kona Ironman race course?

What about Mount Ventoux in France?

Coastal Sports and Wellness has the video and the power settings to give you the most realistic indoor cycling workouts in San Diego.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

IT Band Problems? Try the GRID Foam Roller by Trigger Point Therapy

If you're read our iliotibial band info, you know that one treatment we recommend is a foam roller for the IT band. (Go here if you haven't seen our IT Band stretches and exercise guide)

We've been impressed with the new Grid Foam Roller by TP Therapy Products. They have come up with a new design for the foam roller that I think will be pretty unique.
Read our review of the GRID foam roller on our website.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Best IT Band Stretches

Problems with the IT (iliotibial) band are a common source of knee pain in runners and triathletes.

The sports doctors in San Diego at Coastal Sports and Wellness have posted a new video on the four essential iliotibial band stretches that endurance athletes should be doing to prevent IT band problems.

See the iliotibial band stretching video or find out more about iliotibial band stretches

You can also find more IT band exercises and stretches at

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

VO2 Max testing - Info for runners and triathletes

Confused about what "VO2 max" and heart rate zone training really means?

If you have been wondering if VO2 max testing can help your triathlon or marathon training, then check out this Youtube video by San Diego sports doctor John Martinez has he explains the basics about VO2max, VO2 max testing and heart rate training zones for endurance athletes like runners, cyclists and triathletes

VO2 max testing info

Thursday, July 9, 2009

ITU Triathlon World Championship Series - Kitzbuhel Austria

Follow along with Dr John Martinez, a San Diego sports doctor, as he heads out to Kitzbuhel, Austria as part of the USA Triathlon sports medicine staff for the next stop on the ITU Triathlon World Championship Series race this weekend at

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Mac Brown Returns At Ironman Kansas 70.3

Professional triathlete and UCSD Triathlon Team coach Mac Brown returned to competitive triathlon racing last week with a 19th place finish at Ironman Kansas 70.3 triathlon. Mac had been battling a number of injuries that have kept him sidelined since Ironman Lake Placid last year.

Find out more about professional triathlete Mac Brown at his website