Nowadays it’s hard not to notice all the tech surrounding the endurance and adventure sports world, every day in social media an advert will pop us telling us the latest gadget we need to get our best run, best...
There is sometimes confusion on whether we should be using strength work in our training and what type of strength training we should use- when and how is best to apply it. Below I hope in simple terms to...
I am going to start this article with, its meant to be FUN.   Working with endurance and adventure athletes has shown me many patterns, some good and some not so.  Most of us are aware of the negative sides of...
This is topic is really important to riders of all levels as it can affect anyone. As a coach I have worked with many athletes and most at some point in their training have caught a cold, had flu etc....
Great friend and former E3C rider Sam Pantling was tasked with bike packing around Faroe and making a great film and blog which was used by the Tourist board of the Island.  Take a read, it's a beautifully crafted...

Take it to the max

Traveling to events around the world and listening to athletes talk about their training, keeps showing me a recurring theme, what methods they are using to measure performance, it is becoming clear still that athletes are not fully understanding...
WEMBO European 24hr MTB Championships – Penafiel, Portugal September 2019 Flying to Portugal for European 24hr Championships brought many new experiences including flying with a bike in tow and racing abroad. Limited time off from work meant I flew in...
Over the last five years I have been working with Jon with the primary aim of not making a fool of myself when aiming to compete rather than just attending the World 24-Hour Mountainbike Championships. I would consider myself quite...
This all began last winter with my goal of climbing 100,000m on skis. With a dry start to the winter this proved hard to get off the ground. I found myself skinning up pistes then walking back down them,...