Author Archives: James Wilson

2021 New Year’s Sale – Save big on the Ultimate MTB Workout + more!

The 2021 New Year’s Promo is here! Save 50% off the Ultimate MTB Workout + get a FREE copy of the Atomic Strength Program. Click HERE to purchase now. In this pack, you’ll get access to my most comprehensive program, the Ultimate MTB Workout program. It includes the following: Warm Ups & Mobility Training – There […]

2020 Black Friday Program Bundle – HUGE Savings!

The biggest sale of the year is here! Save over 80% and get four of my most popular programs. Click HERE to purchase now. In this bundle, you’ll get access to four of my most popular programs. MTB Kettlebell Conditioning – This workout program combines the power and endurance benefits of kettlebell training with the […]

Is Holding Your Breath the Key to Improving Your Cardio?

It doesn’t take long before you realize that mountain biking requires a lot of cardio fitness. This makes cardio training one of the most popular subjects for riders looking to improve their performance. But what is cardio fitness and are the types of cardio training usually recommend to riders the best way to improve it? […]

Why You Don’t Want to Use Your Ankles to Absorb Shock on Your Mountain Bike.

In this episode of the BikeJames Podcast I tell you why trying to use your ankles to absorb shock on your bike is a bad idea and actually makes it harder for your lower body to absorb shock properly. The notes for it also turned into an article, which you can read below if that […]

New Riding For A Lifetime Webinar – Improve your training, riding and lifestyle skills

Join me this Friday the 7th at 10 am MT for my new Riding For A Lifetime Webinar and take advantage of my experience and insights from 15+ years of working with thousands of riders at all levels. I’ve seen what works and, more importantly, what isn’t sustainable for a lifetime of training and riding. […]

Is This The Best MTB Exercise for Pedaling Power and Low Back Pain?

Improving your pedaling power and reducing low back pain from riding both require more efficient lower body movement on the bike. And this requires both strong hips and hip flexors that sync up and work together when pedaling. A major problem for a lot of riders is that they have tight, weak hip flexors and […]

Improve Your MTB Specific KB Swing For Just $9.

If you are a mountain biker – and if you are reading this I assume you are – then Kettlebell Swings are one of the best exercises you can do. They build grip strength, hip power and anaerobic endurance in one efficient package, giving you rep-for-rep better results than almost any other exercise. However, just […]

Riding For A Lifetime Podcast – The 3 Pillars of Sustainable Training & Riding

In this podcast I share my insights in the concept of Riding For A Lifetime. Based on my own journey with getting older along with my 30 years of strength training experience – 20 years of it as a fitness professional and 15+ years focusing on mountain bikers – this concept is based on one […]

3 Free Workouts To Help You Stay Strong For The Trail & Life

When I first started this newsletter 15+ years ago, I never thought I would be sitting here writing an email about helping riders stuck inside due to a global pandemic. But, with pretty much everyone in the world being affected by the Coronavirus in some way that is what I find myself doing. First, the […]