Madrid , Spain
Jacob is an exercise physiologist with more than 12 years of experience working in the professional training and coaching industry. He is highly skilled in coaching and training within endurance sports, with a strong background as a road cycling, cyclocross and mountainbike coach. Jacob is coaching and training athlethes of all levels and all ages, paying great attention to the coach-athlete relation, the personal needs of an athlete and combining this with a highly scientific training approach.
Jacob has been working as a cycling, cyclocross and mountainbike coach for more than 12 years, and is the owner and headcoach of the company Endura Consulting. He is working with individual athletes from elite level to beginners, and is a training consultant for road cycling and mountainbike clubs seeking to optimize their group training and training environment.
Jacob has a strong educational background with a master degree in Physical Education and Sports, with special focus on exercise physiology, training and training planning, fatigue and overreaching, metabolism and nutrition. His master thesis was about recovery in elite cyclist after high intensity intervals or steady state endurance training with different recovery drinks.
He is highly experienced with physical performance testing, working in a performance testing lab for 5 years, conducting about 100 cycling performance tests annually. He has the knowledge to interpreted data from test, training and competition and use it to optimize training and performance.
Jacob has a strong theoretical and practical knowledge on functional strength training and nutrition, as sees it as a very important aspect of a good training plan for road cycling, mountainbiking, cyclocross and gravel.
He is a former elite mountainbiker with many years of experience within training and the life as an elite athlete. This has given him a great understanding of what it takes physical and mental to be a highly motivated and serious athlete.