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Welcome Associate Coach Ben Stein

Endurance Cycling Coach. MTB and Road training and racing. MTBCoach Ben Stein Training plans, 100 mile training plan, stage race training plan, 50 mile training plan

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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3 Keys to Training for Enduro Racing

MTB Enduro Training Plan

This article was originally publish by Chris Baddick on TrainingPeaks.com In 2014 Enduro established itself as the newest and most exciting form of Mountain Biking yet. The Enduro World Series attracted professional riders from the Cross Country, Downhill and Cyclocross worlds, to compete alongside established enduro racers in seven races stretching across the globe. Here, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Do you need a coach?

I’ve heard some great reasons why  you need a coach.  I’ve even heard someone say “Everyone should have a coach”.  I’ve also heard a lot of different reasons why you don’t need a coach.  These reasons were not directed at me personally, but comments I’ve heard on the trail or ease dropping on friends and […]

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2013 Growler Race footage

The Growler is one of the most fun races in Colorado. The whole weekend is a blast, from hanging out with friends at the KOA to the end of the race itself.  The course is fantastic and well laid out.  The single track has fast flowy sections, and technical rock outcroppings.  It’s not for the novice MTB’er.  You need fitness […]

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Fruita MTB Camp 2013 Recap

The first MTB Coach spring training camp was a success. We had six people of varying skills, from beginner to expert take on some of best and most fun trails in Fruita CO. The Trek Colorado Racing Team attended to lead rides and give tips on riding and race throughout the weekend. The first day […]