E3Coach Series - Base Training

30-09-2016  Jonathan Fearne   MTB Training 

Winter is about slow steady miles ready for the next season, but this is boring! With E3Coach winter base you will could get the benefits with less time on and off road!

E3Coach Series - Testing

24-09-2016  Jonathan Fearne   MTB Training 

8This is the second instalment of the E3Coaching series that we are running over winter, last week we spoke about the basics of training. If you've not taken a look at it you can view it here: E3Coach Series The basics of training Why do we test? What’s the point? We all want to train smart...

E3Coach Series - Season planning

22-09-2016  Jonathan Fearne   MTB Training 

  We have touched on this in earlier articles; it is very much something you should have done by now or be in the process of doing. I get my athletes to send through their seasons plans as it has a major role to play on how we plan your training as a coach. You must put your...

E3Coach Series - The basics of training

17-09-2016  Jonathan Fearne   MTB Training 

We've teamed up with e3coach and over the next 10 weeks we are going to be bringing you a host of training topics to cover including testing, base training, the use of the turbo trainer and we will also discuss cross training, the importance of recovery and we will end with season planning. Where...

E3Coach Training Series

12-09-2016  Jonathan Fearne   MTB Training 

As you now know we've teamed up with E3Coach.com to bring you a 12 week training series over winter, it should end just in time for when you're planning your 2017 season. It's going to cover the following topics. The training basics Week 1 This will look at the basics of training, an 11...

Training with Power for the mtber

01-03-2016  Scott Cornish   MTB Training 

As endurance Editor physiobikefit Scott heads into the last phases of training for the Cape Epic, he has been getting to grips with training with power since racing a 4 stage race in Lanzarote last month. He is on a Rotor INpower Rex 1.1 crank, paired with the feature packed Garmin Edge 1000...

Base training

24-11-2015  Steve Corbyn   MTB Training 

Base Training Following on from off season and goal setting, the natural place to go is base training. As with all of our blog articles, we are offering a guide as a popular and successful way to train but as a coach it is important to understand that base training is not for everyone… I have...

It's been testing so let's go testing!!

17-11-2015  Steve Corbyn   MTB Training  Rider Blogs 

"For many this time of year is the off season, taking it easy (er) and giving the racing legs a rest. For me, it is time to rebuild and recover after my season was cut abruptly short after an incident with a 4 x 4 left me with 9 broken ribs, and a 2 week stay in hospital. I was fairly lucky, my...

Off season why bother?

07-10-2015  Steve Corbyn   MTB Training 

Firstly don’t panic! Don’t stop reading! And try not to break into a cold sweat, these are the standard reactions to mentioning ‘The Off Season’, I come up against this every year with new athletes. As a coach it is a tough time, tougher than race season. Trying to convince people who live...

Introducing E3Coach.com

29-09-2015  Steve Corbyn   MTB Training 

E3Coach.com offers a wide range of coaching and training services: Online personal Training plans Through Training Peaks Fitness Testing (VO2,Lactate, max heart rate, power) Nutritional advice and plans Training camps UK and Abroad 1-1 training sessions Talks on different elements of training...

1-2-1 DirtSchool coaching - Derek Shanks

15-05-2015  Andy Mawer   MTB Training 

The most worthwhile day I've ever spent on a mountain bike! That's a bold statement.  But it's exactly how I'd describe the full day private consultation session I've just had with Rab Wardell of Dirt School. I've raved about Dirt School before and I'll be doing it again!  I've had a...

Training Hydration Stratergy - Seb Batchelor

09-02-2015  Andy Mawer   MTB Training 

The 2014 season is behind us and the forthcoming year of racing is approaching. As most people know there isn’t much ‘off’ during the off-season, and as we look to build on a successful end to last years campaign plenty has been happening in the team camp. Taking a fairly radically...