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MTBCoach Official Training Partner for Warriors Cycling Events

We are excited to announce that MTBCoach is the official training partner for Warriors Cycling events.  Warriors Cycling promotes premier off road endurance and ultra endurance races in Colorado.  MTBCoach will provide coaching, training plans, nutrition guidance and race preparation for Warriors Cycling events. Breck 100 The test is waiting for you on Saturday July 29th. Featuring a sprawling course […]

MTBCoach Official Training Partner for Mudslinger Events

We are excited to announce that MTBCoach is the official training partner for Mudslinger Events.  Mudslinger Events promotes premier cycling and running races in Oregon.  MTBCoach will provide coaching, training plans, nutrition guidance and race preparation for Mudslinger Events. In addition, between now and Jan 31, MTBCoach athletes that sign up for the High Cascades 100 or […]

Nutrition for Endurance Training and Racing

Nutrition for Endurance Training and Racing

Proper nutrition for endurance training and racing is critical to achieving your training, racing and recovery goals.   There are many foods you can eat to help you perform at your best and keep you energized and ready to train.   Nutrition for endurance training and racing is not easy and takes practice to get it […]

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Welcome Associate Coach Erin Johnson

I’m pleased to announce that we have added another coach to our fast growing coaching group. Coach Erin Johnson brings another perspective to training. As a mom she knows the demands of a busy schedule and how to balance training and racing to be successful. I first meet Erin 3 years ago when she contacted us to […]

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MTB Stage Race Strategy

Stage Racing is fun and challenging.  For some it can be one of the most rewarding events they’ll ever do.  There are a number of stages races with different characteristics including  Breck Epic, Pisgah Stage Race, Moab Rocks, Trans-Sylvania Epic (TSE) Leadville MTB Stage Race, BC Bike Race, Single Track 6, Trans Andes Challenge.  While some of these races […]

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Welcome Associate Coach Ben Stein

MTBCoach is proud to announce the addition of Associate Coach Ben Stein.  Ben comes to us with a wealth of experience and education in exercise science and physiology.  Ben’s experience in training and racing endurance sport will no doubt help our athletes. Benjamin (Ben) Stein is a Cat 1 mountain bike racer with nearly 10 years of […]

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Seven tips to improve your base training

Base training is the foundation of your entire race season.  It prepares your body for the high demands of training to race.  For many  athletes base training is in the cold winter months that have adverse weather, little day light and less time to train.   In this post I touch on a few tips to […]

Stages Cycling

Stages Power Meter Review

Training with power is the best possible device to train based on intensity intensity.  The power meter when properly calibrated, doesn’t lie.  That’s why I recommend to use of a power meter to all my athletes.  It helps me be a better coach when my athletes use  a power meter.  The analytical data I get from the […]

Elevated Legs

Elevated Legs Review

The second most important element to training is recovery.  Recover fast and often and you will be able to train harder, become stronger, and go faster.   There are many ways to apply recovery to your daily training routine: 8-9hrs a sleep a night, mid-day naps, hydration, nutrition, massage, stretching and compression.   For proper […]

Coach Chris Baddick

Welcome Associate Coach Chris Baddick

I’m super excited to announce that Chris Baddick is joining MTBCoach as an associate coach.  Chris is a well known athlete and great friend to many people in Colorado and abroad.  Not only is he one of the nicest guys you’ll meet, he’s one heck of a fast bike racer. Chris’s educational background in physiology […]