Those Good Junk Miles

There is a time and a place that the aforementioned Junk miles become a whole lot more thank Junk. We...

The Preventative Process by Jon Fearne

“How do I get through an endurance event mentally?” is a question that regularly comes up in conversations or...

Q Ring Curious, Top rider and physio Scott Cornish Investigates.

Some riders swear by them, others aren’t so convinced. Oval chainrings can be a bit marmite, but are certainly...

Is Running Coaching For You? Welcoming Joe Wenman as E3C Ultra...

I have always enjoyed trail running. Over the years I have ran further and faster than I once thought...

Your ideal racing/performance state of mind

It is such an important part of anyone’s event or race yet is so overlooked and gets lost behind...

Simplicity – Embrace it don’t doubt it

As a coach, I spend so much time debunking crazily complicated training models and ideas that athletes bring to...

Stepping up as a coach

More so than ever working as a coach is not about goals, results or events, it’s about caring for...

Fatigue, don’t ignore the signs

I wanted to address this topic again, as in the current climate many athletes are losing sight of training...

Top 10 Things You Learn When Pulling a Tyre: by Ed...

1.       Different surfaces mean very different things to a tyre: It’s difficult to describe the joy gained from seeing...

The Power of Purpose – Climbing the World’s Highest Volcano By...

Purpose, belonging, teamwork, camaraderie – this is what the British Army gave me.  I spent over a decade of...

Sickbed to Summits by Sara Crosland

In February 2018, a few months of feeling unwell, my life was turned upside down when I was diagnosed...

Lessons learnt from bikepack racing. Part 2. Feet. by Scott Cornish

As cyclists, a good bike position for comfort and performance is essential, adapting it to our riding preferences, whether...

High Power, by Patrick Meen

High Power is a way of thinking with higher expectations and achieving richness in body and mind. A quest...

Life and Training are like Climbing a Mountain. by Jon Fearne

We start each day with a mountain to climb and for many of us, the start of a mountain is...

Living the Dream by Tim McDowell (AKA Macca)

I read somewhere once that, “success is firstly finding your happy place and secondly, getting paid to go there...” I...

RUNNING: IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT THE RACES by Jade Phillips

The only race I did last year was the Pembrokeshire Ultra 34 miler.  Jon coached me for it as...

Fast and Light By Patrick Meen

These words are banded around a lot in the mountain culture and have made their way into all the...

Wadi Rum by James Cadge

So how was it that a complete none runner ended up here, 3 days into a 5 day ultra,...

Running Mt Toubkal

I’m sure I can’t be alone on this one? You and your partner are looking for a short break or...

West Highland Way (bike and run) by Naomi Freireich

We had the option to delay when we saw the forecast mid-week. It was looking decidedly sub-optimal (and that’s...

The Physical and Psychological stresses of guiding. By Dave Searle

Mountain guiding is unsurprisingly a strenuous profession, however as with anything it seems to get’s easier over time.  Being...

Failure, by Patrick Meen

Failing in the outdoors is an important and necessary process in order to develop yourself. The modern ‘mountain athlete’ must...

Long Distance Bike Packing (Part 1)by Scott Cornish

I have learnt a few things from long distance bikepack riding, namely about bike set up and products which...

Solo Unsupported Ski to South Pole, by Wendy Searle

Skiing solo to the South Pole was physically hard. It was without doubt the hardest thing I’ve ever done....

Its Not A Sprint (Don’t panic train)

Training during isolation We have been thrown into a crazy time with many people only allowed to leave their homes...

The Little Things

The Little Things I have found that as an athlete and coach, focusing on the little things can sometimes have...

Our focus and where it comes from

In a world where we see on a daily (even minute to minute) the bodies of amazing athletes and...

The art of feeling. (Tech vs Mind and body)

Nowadays it’s hard not to notice all the tech surrounding the endurance and adventure sports world, every day in...

When/why to use general and specific strength training

There is sometimes confusion on whether we should be using strength work in our training and what type of...

Missed session – Let it go

I am going to start this article with, its meant to be FUN.   Working with endurance and adventure athletes has...

The season for being poorly.

This is topic is really important to riders of all levels as it can affect anyone. As a coach I...

Faroe Island – Bike Packing

Great friend and former E3C rider Sam Pantling was tasked with bike packing around Faroe and making a great...

Take it to the max

Traveling to events around the world and listening to athletes talk about their training, keeps showing me a recurring...

Chris Rudd Ultra Distance MTB (stories from Euro and UK Champs)

WEMBO European 24hr MTB Championships – Penafiel, Portugal September 2019 Flying to Portugal for European 24hr Championships brought many new...

3 World titles and their differences

Over the last five years I have been working with Jon with the primary aim of not making a...

Skiing the Haute route- Tails of endurance and adventure…

This all began last winter with my goal of climbing 100,000m on skis. With a dry start to the...

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The next available home workout will appear here. Welcome to all those using these training plans. The purpose of these...