You can’t learn to climb long hills without climbing long hills, so from here, we head west to the mountains!
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It only takes a few minutes after a bike ride to release tension from your body and reset.
This warm up set prepares the body and nervous system for cycling strength specific workouts. Spend a few minutes doing these movements prior to adding load for your workout.
Balanced Movement Studio’s Pedaling & Biomechanical Analysis is designed to optimize your body to your bike. Once your bicycle is adjusted to fit your body, we refine your body’s strength and mobility for optimal power to the pedals. The end result? You go FASTER! And you avoid pesky injuries in the process.
A tasty table is always a great start Blueberry, Ginger, Cashew Rice Cakes Baked Rice Balls: Ham Bacon Pineapple and Sweet Potato Bacon (from Feed Zone Portables) Hard Boiled Eggs Roasted Potatoes rolled in parmesan and salt Baked Eggs with bacon and cheese All of this portions and packs well for ride, run or hike. […]
Going off road can be a refreshing and exhilarating experience, but it also challenging. In a previous post and the Endurance Magazine August 2016 Off Road issue we talked about the importance of being able to find and follow the line of the trails. In this article we explore finding the central line of your […]
There are many things that draw us off road and nourish our individual needs. Life’s lessons can be refined and practiced with clarity as we move in nature. The variability of terrain can be both a challenge and an enjoyment. The roots, rocks, sticks that look like snakes but aren’t, rocks that are actually turtles […]
There are rare pieces of advice that are so rich they inform one for decades and become “best of” material. For my many years of mountain biking, the advice given to me almost 20 years ago by Matthew Lee remains my ‘best of’. After watching Matthew flow effortlessly away from me over rough terrain, I […]
A critical component of cycling is allowing an efficient circular path of the leg while having a stable core. In this exercise you challenge both the elements of a controlled circle of the leg and a stable core. The goal is to develop efficient power to the pedals that your does not disrupt the stability of your body over the bike.