Mountain Bike Coach James Wilson

My Unique Programs are Guaranteed to Take Your Riding to
a Higher Level.

Regardless if you’re an XC racer, weekend downhiller, experienced enduro champion, or a mountain bike beginner who’s just looking to keep up with your friends, these programs will make you faster, stronger and better on the trail—so start improving today!

James Wilson
Author and Professional
Mountain Bike Coach

The Ultimate MTB Workout Program

This workout program is designed with one simple purpose—to be the best mountain bike training program on the planet. When you’re ready to take your training to a higher level, you can’t do better than this.
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MTB DB Combos 12 Week Program

This workout program is simple but brutally effective. Perfect for starting your strength training journey or adding a new challenge to your current workout, this workout belongs in every rider’s toolbox.
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MTB Kettlebell Conditioning Program

This program combines the power and endurance benefits of kettlebell training with the unique perspective of MTB Strength Training Systems — a workout program that is sure to challenge even the fittest rider.
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January
21

Something I’ve learned over the years of trying to become more proficient at cornering my mountain bike is that there is a big difference between just riding on top of your bike through a corner and being able to drive your bike into and pump out of the corner. I’ve seen riders who are able to literally gain...

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January
19

Yesterday I got a great lesson in hubris that we all have to learn from time to time. I had a pretty good OTB crash coming down the entrance to Horsethief Bench at the first of the two crux moves you have to make, an off camber roll down a short vertical rock face. That moves feeds you into another section of...

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January
14

Last week I shared a video showing how standing pedaling can be just as efficient as seated pedaling. In the video a rider who uses the same amount of oxygen (an indicator of movement efficiency) during two 10 minute time trials, the first being done seated the whole time and the second one alternating 30 seconds of...

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January
5

You know, I’m really starting to like these guys at Global Cycling Network. This is twice now that they have unwittingly proved things I’ve been saying for years with their GCN Does Science video series. The mountain biking world is full of myths and half-truths that end up holding riders back and the lie that...

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January
2

I love to train and I love to play but I hate to workout. Confused by that statement? According to emails I get from riders trying to piece together a program to take their riding to the next level, if you are confused then you are not alone. However, knowing the difference and how to balance the 3 is the key to...

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December
31

While we still have one more day left this year I’m pretty pumped to see what next year brings. I’ve got some big things planned for next year that will help you enjoy the best sport on the planet even more. Before we turn the calendar, though, I wanted to take a minute to do two things. First, I want to...

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