Listen: Tips for Getting & Staying Fit for Mountain Biking

In this episode of the Singletracks podcast, we’ll be sharing tips for getting and staying in shape for mountain biking. We’ll cover the basics for getting started, how to increase distance and speed, nutrition, and more. Finally, we’ll talk about methods for maintaining mountain bike fitness and how to avoid over training syndrome.

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6 Ways To Keep Yourself Busy While You’re Recovering from an Injury

Well, now you’ve done it.  Overcooked a switchback, misjudged an off-camber turn, or just plain crashed — hard.  Not just “ring-your-bell-so-you-can’t-remember-your-own-zip-code” hard, but “ligament-tearing, bone shattering, time-to-go-to-the-ER…NOW!” hard.  Or, it could be that several “minor” get-offs have resulted in a chronic condition that makes getting on the bike less and less appealing with every passing …

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How (and Why) To Mountain Bike in the Heat

Last week, the temperature in Phoenix hit 108 degrees Fahrenheit. Yikes… summer has arrived. Fortunately, some of us are “used to it” and can harness the impending gradual increase in heat to acclimate. But, what if you’re not? How do you prepare for the physical stresses? And furthermore, are there benefits to mountain biking in the heat? Training in …

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