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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CHECK OUT THE LATEST BLOG POSTS:

July
21

Last week on my blog I shared some of my thoughts on how to use strength and mobility training to improve your skills on the trail. Like I’ve said many times before, it doesn’t matter if you know how to perform the skill if you physically can’t do it in the first place. While all of my programs blend this...

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July
16

On the trail everything boils down to one thing – balance. The better balanced you are the faster you can ride and more confident you will be doing it. Or, as Mr. Miyagi put it in the original Karate Kid…”Balance good, karate good. Balance bad, may as well stay home”. On the trail we’ve all had those...

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July
14

One of the things that makes mountain biking so much fun is the technical skill aspect of it. The number of skills you need and the level you need them developed to can be daunting for new riders. Knowing the best way to improve these skills continues to be a challenge for riders at all levels. First, why is it...

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July
7

It doesn’t take long on the trail to realize that mountain biking is a total body sport. Unlike a lot of endurance sports like road riding, you can’t hide a weak upper body and core from the trail. The trail forces you into situations that require you to use both your legs and your upper body in a strong,...

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June
30

Your feet are an important contact point with the bike. Without your feet being in the right place you will pedal with less power, be less stable through technical trail sections and set yourself up for an overuse injury. How we answered the engineering based vs. movement based question led us to a very different...

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June
23

One of the things I try to get across to riders who are looking to improve their cardio and endurance is that the human body is a complex organism with a lot of inter-related parts. This means that it is very hard to isolate a quality and try to train it in isolation. What this means on a practical level is that...

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