The Hip Hinge is a foundation of how we move on the bike. But there is a big difference between a good Hip Hinge and just “tipping over”. Learn this important difference and how you can use this knowledge to help you move better in the gym and on the bike.
Over the past few weeks I’ve posted several things about how having your hands wider than you need affects things like your range of motion, your ability to lean your bike and your ability to apply pressure into your handlebars. Like most things in life, there is a sweet spot between too much and too […]
This last month was a busy one for me with MTB Strength Training Systems. Besides getting a new website done (check it out if you haven’t seen it yet) I also had the chance to work with a lot of riders through my new facility. First the Primal Skills Camp where 4 riders came for […]
Over the last few months I’ve been secretly working on a project that has been long overdue. I call it The Underground Skills Training Handbook and in it I hope you will find some tips that will help you ride with more flow and confidence. I put this handbook together because I believe strongly in […]
Navigating ledges is an important part of mountain biking. While bigger wheels and better suspension have made it easier to simply ride over things, the trail still throws ledges and other obstacles that you have to get your front wheel up and over. Unfortunately, though, for a lot of riders being able to get their […]
Do wide handlebars make it harder to lean your bike? If you would have asked me yesterday I probably would have said “no” but after my ride today I think they do. After cutting my bars down to 26.5 inches wide I went for a trail ride fully expecting got them to be too narrow, […]
The human body is an amazing “machine” that can create a wide variety of movements. One of the reasons that it is so effective is that it is made to make use of wedges. Just so we’re all on the same page, a wedge is defined as a tool that can be used to separate […]