Posts Tagged ‘mountain biking’

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.


How to Prepare for a 50-Mile Mountain Bike Race

  

Racing 50 miles on a mountain bike takes dedication and commitment to your training. Here are seven tips from coach Taylor Thomas to help you be ready to reach your goals.


TrainingPeaks Announces Partnership with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association

  

TrainingPeaks will help the National Interscholastic Cycling Association with education, content and fundraising.


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