Posts Tagged ‘mountain biking’

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How to Train for the Leadville 100 MTB

  

The Leadville 100 MTB is a challenging and humbling race for even the most fit riders. Here are tips on how to put together the best training, nutrition and race-day strategy so you can make it to that finish line.


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How to Best Prepare for the Endurance Mountain Bike Racing Season

  

Endurance mountain bike racing season is about to begin, so here is how to improve your endurance, strength and speed off-road so your training is in line with your performance goals.


How Road Cyclists Can Use Off-Road Riding to Get Stronger

  

Getting off the road and hitting the dirt can improve your bike handling skills, build explosive power and increase pedaling efficiency.


Is Running Good for a Cyclist?

  

While running uses different types of muscle recruitment, depending on the type of riding you do it can be a valuable addition to your early season training when applied correctly.


Why Cycling is Bad for Bone Density and How You Can Improve It

  

Coach Tracy Christensen explains why cycling is bad for your bones and how you can improve your bone density without interrupting your current training program.


Preparing For a Key Cyclocross Race Early in the Season

  

Preparing for the first cyclocross race of the season takes a lot of planning, especially when it is a key race. See how pro cyclocross racer Rebecca Fahringer and her coach Kyle Wolfe created and executed a long term plan to achieve her goal.


10 Performance Benefits of Off-Season Weight Loss for Mountain Bikers

  

Weighing less has many benefits for mountain bikers on race day. Coach Lynda Wallenfels has ten reasons why off season weight loss will help you when it’s time to ramp up your training.


WKO4 Case Study: A Former Pro Mountain Biker Regains His Fitness

  

Returning to the sport of mountain biking after 10 years away, Adam Bucklin had to lose weight and train hard to meet his new goals. Using WKO4, Coach Tim Cusick showed Bucklin what was possible and helped him train properly to make amazing progress.


The Top 5 Fitness Benefits of Racing Cyclocross

  

More and more cyclists are thinking about picking up the sport of cyclocross. Besides being fun, there are other great reasons to get started in this off-beat sport. Coach Jim Rutberg outlines five benefits of racing cyclocross, giving you more reasons to get started this year.


Mountain Bike Training for Masters Riders

  

Getting old happens, but slowing down in your 40’s doesn’t have to happen too. Mountain Bike coach Lynda Wallenfels explains the training changes masters age athletes should make to keep shredding the trails fast and furiously.


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