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Are you prepared to race in the heat?

This year so far has been cold and wet for southern athletes, and cold and icy for those in the northern half of the country. Avoiding storms has been a large part of training so far in 2017. Nobody has had a hot day yet to train this season. I was training here in the Utah desert yesterday with an athlete…

LW Coaching Christmas wish list for mountain bike racers

Christmas is a perfect time to add goodies to your training tool chest. Here are 10 LW Coaching favorite items and tools to add to your Christmas wish list to enhance your mountain bike training next season. We have added a few coupon codes to make your Christmas merrier. Read our “A day in the life of Coach Lynda” article to…

MTB Race Season Planning Tips

Every great race season begins with a plan. Here are some MTB race season planning tips and considerations when laying out your schedule for the year. First, here’s a list of the tools and concepts we’ll use in the planning process. The PMC is the best tool for planning training volumes. Manage your Headroom Ramp rate is the rate of change in CTL…

A day in the life of Coach Lynda

Having just filled the Christmas wish list for our December newsletter with my favorite training tools, I was brainstorming other articles. My brilliant daughter came up with the idea of doing a “day-in-the-life-of” feature to show how these training tools fit into a normal training day. So here it is, an average day in my life. Yes, I use everything…

Featured LW Athlete – Karen Jarchow

This season we were pumped to watch LW Coaching athlete Karen Jarchow win the NUE marathon season opener True Grit Epic 50 in March then storm through a winning season taking the overall 2016 NUE marathon series title. We were so excited for her and wanted to know more about her break-out 2016 season. Coach Lynda: Karen, congrats on winning…