BLIND RACING! Stage 3. National Champs Minehead

Enduro National Championships 24-25 July 2021 Minehead, Somerset. Stage 3. Saturday. Full Race Run. Veterans 40+ Category! This is my race run down Stage 3 from day 1 of racing at Minehead. It starts with a decent sprint into some awkward and slippery flat turns before picking up the pace and diving down the hill […]

My BIGGEST Crash In Years. National Champs Stage 6

I have just got back from racing Enduro National Champs down in Minehead in Somerset, organised by Southern Enduro where I was competing in the veterans category for the first time at the ripe old age of 41! It was also my first race in about 2 years with COVID and a new baby. All […]

“Subtract” To Get Fitter On Your MTB. Over 40’s Tips.

So you want to get a bit fitter and a bit faster on your mountain bike? You probably know that you are going to have to ride a bit more, do some intervals and possibly hit the gym. The problem is that you are already ‘busy,’ so how is this going to happen? Where and […]

Short on Time? Get FIT With This Quick, Simple Session.

Finding time to train can be hard, but loads of us want to get a bit fitter so we can enjoy our riding more. Improving your fitness does not always mean rigidly structured plans with zones, heart rate and all sorts of other jargon. In fact you can make loads of progress with just one […]

Hot Weather Riding Tips

Summer is here and along with hard-baked singletrack, it means one thing….. Hot, sweaty rides! I am going to give you some top tips for staying cool, staying hydrated and enjoying your ride when the temps start to soar. Have a great summer! High-5 Hydration Tabs Check out the Vitus Sommet 29 CRS that […]

1 Tip To Climb Faster – NO PUSH PROMISE

I want you to take The #NOPUSHPROMISE this summer and commit to trying harder, working harder and not pushing your bike up any hills unless you absolutely have to. I see too many riders simply getting off at the base of every steep or tech climb. They never even try to get up it and […]

Fat Loss for Mountain Bikers

Whether it is health, performance or just looking better in your pants, many of you will have tried to lose weight. It can be super confusing, with a million different diets and internet gurus telling you “eat this” “don’t eat that” “gluten is bad, meat is bad, dairy is bad, grains are bad, sugar is […]

How to Be Faster on Your MTB

How do you actually get faster on your mountain bike? Let me give you 8 top tips on how to actually get faster on your bike. Based on my own journey as a rider and my work with hundreds of trail riders, racers and pro’s this is what I think you need to do to […]

Desk Posture is Making You A Worse Rider.

Could your desk posture be holding your fitness back? I think so. When you ride with a rounded upper back, tight chest and over extended neck you are not able to breathe properly or efficiently. Poor breathing = Poor performance and riding like a squid. In this video I break down why posture is so […]

How to Climb Faster on your MTB

Love it or hate it, at some point we all need to earn our turns, and that means climbing your mountain bike. In this episode, we’re discussing 4 tips to help you improve your mountain biking climbing. The tips are all free of jargon, easy to implement and are sure to help your trail speed […]

MTB Training for Over 40’s

As we get older our bodies change. It becomes harder to recover from exercise, harder to stay lean, harder to remain strong and athletic. Too many mountain bike riders stop riding or enter a period of steady physical decline as they enter their 40’s and 50’s. But it doesn’t have to be like that. Instead, […]

The Ultimate Guide to Your Best MTB Riding Position

Elbows Out.Head Up.Heels Down. To ride fast and with confidence, you need to maintain a solid body position on the bike. I call this the FLOW position. The Flow position is only possible when all the links in your body’s chain are correct. Your position on the pedals affects your knees and hips as well […]

Hydration Basics Explained

Ask anyone and they can tell you that you need to be hydrated to perform your best at sport. But HOW do we do this effectively? With so many sports drinks and fancy products out there, can you just drink water and be ok, or do you need to delve into the world of sports […]

Top Tips to Set Up Your Garmin

Arrive at the trails. Strap on your heart rate monitor. Start up the Garmin or other computer and off you go. But what are you doing with the data? Are you using the HR features to actually improve your riding or is it just another bit of needless tech in our lives? In this video […]

How to Use a Foam Roller

“Do some foam rolling”. I bet you’ve heard that advice a thousand times from friends, riding buddies or coaches. Whilst it is probably good advice, most people I see in the gym are not making effective use of their foam roller and don’t really know how or why to use a foam roller for recovery, […]