Author Archives: bikejames

Free Follow Along MTB Specific Workout 4-4-20 – Mobility & Isometrics

This is the video from a streaming workout I did on 4-4-20. It is a combination of mobility and isometric training and all you need is your bodyweight and a long strap of some kind (Large Beach Towel, Forearm Forklift or a BJJ Belt are things that would work). Hit play and follow along as […]

Rider Q&A: Isn’t Everyone Different And So One Pedal Stroke Won’t Work For Everyone?

One of the common responses I get when presenting the real science and movement principles behind the pedal stroke is “well, that may work for you but everyone is different and I know what works for me”. I call this the Baskin Robbins argument because, for the same reason the ice cream shop carries 31 […]

At Home Kettlebell Workout for MTB Using Isometrics and Hybrid Exercises

In this video I show you a great workout using a single kettlebell and two of my favorite training methods – Isometrics and Hybrid Exercises. This workout will build strength and MTB specific cardio in less than 30 minutes. Everyone know how valuable kettlebell training can be for mountain biking and by using these two […]

How Clipless Pedals REALLY Work…And Why They Aren’t The Best Answer To The Real Problem.

Clipless pedals are one of the most mysterious things in the world of cycling – everyone knows that the pros use them and that there are some performance benefits in some situations but no one really knows how they work. While the bio-mechanical model of pushing and pulling has been disproven the cycling media keeps […]