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June 26, 2018

Originally published in issue 16 of Mountain Bike for Her.

They say in life two things are certain… death and taxes, and in mountain biking we can add a third certainty: injury.   Now when I use this word I am referring to anything that keeps you off your bike, whether...

March 25, 2017

I find it rather baffling, there is a very clear split in those who feel doing skills clinics and sessions is money well spent versus those who don’t see value.  I’ve noticed some correlation in skill level to perceived benefit of taking skills sessions, so I figured I...

January 11, 2017

This won’t work for everyone, but I have tried to keep it as general as possible to work for as many of you who may be interested in doing it as you can.  Under the weekly training plans I have given you two options, a suggested minimum amount of commitment to see resu...

September 6, 2016

If you haven’t worked out what I’m talking about yet, maybe you have been lucky enough to never experience the feeling of being “burnt out” In so many areas of life we risk getting to this point, there are pages and pages of information on the internet about getting wo...

May 23, 2016

In all honesty I’ve seen way too many friends injure themselves in the past year, and were they doing something outside of their abilities and skill set? No, I don’t believe so.  When I look back at the majority of my accidents I also wasn’t doing something outside my...

March 15, 2016

While I could go on and on about the idiocracy I’ve been seeing in the gym, I’d rather help you get the most out of your strength training workouts.  Take a look at your own current training regime.  If you aren’t covering the following six basic movement patterns, may...

October 2, 2015

I found out again that my body can go well beyond my mental perception of fatigue and tiredness. This is basically your brain telling you to stop so you don’t kill yourself, though physically you are still capable of continuing on long after that mental fatigue kicks i...