triathlon coaching

Now Offering Triathlon Coaching

MTBCoach is pleased to announce the addition of Triathlon coaching to our list of coaching services. Our Triathlon Coaching service is perfect for the new or experienced triathlete.  Our program offers coaching for Sprint, Olympic, half Ironman and Full Ironman distances and XTERRA.  Whether you are looking to compete in your first event, get a new […]

Mountain Bike Racing at High Altitude and the Effect on the Body

If your coach has not prepared you for high altitude bike racing, then knowing the effects of altitude can help you with race day preparation. The effects of high altitude are well known and considerable. After our bodies reach around 7,000 feet above sea level, the saturation of oxyhemoglobin begins to plummet, this is known as hypoxia. […]

How to Train and Race with a Cycle Computer

Using  a cycle computer during your rides is an fun way to see how many miles you did,  how many calories you burned, or uploading to Strava see your route and KOMs.   Understanding how to train and race with a cycle computer will help you meet your goals and improve your performance. Many cycle computers […]

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 […]