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.
Spring is here, and for a lot of us, this season begs us to get out on the bike. There are many joys we can all find in cycling. Here are a few of mine I thought would be worth sharing.
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Brian shares his two favorite “rice cake” recipes for fueling during long rides and runs!
Supporting the components of recovery accelerates the benefits of training, while ignoring the basics of recovery can negate the benefits of training. Sustained lack of recovery can even lead to overtraining syndrome where whole body degradation occurs and performance decreases. An important thing to understand about recovery is that the natural process of the body […]
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.
Our staffs of therapists and trainers can provide: foam rolling stretching soft tissue work trigger point work injury management cool down stretch & yoga answers to nagging ache & pain questions, promises of an even faster time next year! Complete your run, get your re-hydration & some food, then stop by the Recovery Zone to […]