Did You Even Warm Up?
For some reason, when it comes to outdoor adventures, we’re like “hounds.” The excitement is just too much to bear. All week long, we’ve been looking forward to our time outside and as soon as we get to the trailhead or reach the top, we “unleash” ourselves down the trail. We get it. Time is […]
Keep Your Eye On The Prize – The Mental Game We Play When Mountain Biking
What you are thinking, what shape your mind is in, is what makes the biggest difference of all. ~ Willie Mays Have you gone out for a ride in a bad head space, distracted and not truly committed to the experience? At the end of the ride you are aware of how lucky you are […]
The value of PROGRESSION
Riding fast is a skill that can be accomplished by many cyclists, but riding fast without failure on technical terrain is something that happens with refined skills and progressive training. Establishing the essential building blocks of mountain biking is the solution to riding with greater efficiency, power and success. Sure you want to clear that […]
Foam Roller: Fit It In!
Your Bike Is Ready But Are You? Tight hamstrings, stiff back, tense shoulders, and mediocre core strength. Does any of this sound familiar? It is no surprise many cyclists have aching bodies. It is a sport that utilizes most of the bio-mechanics of the body. Arms are alert when holding onto the grip, legs are […]
Out The Airplane Window What Do You See?
Have you ever been on a flight across the country and looked out your window and wondered, “hmmm, is there a singletrack way way down there that is ripping?” I feel incredibly fortunate to have spent 10 plus years coaching in these random towns we may just get a peak from a window seat. Some […]