Training Programs

The TrailFit training program

The TrailFit program is a training plan which includes a series of workouts that are developed with the specific needs and goals of each athlete in mind. Your coach (Eric) will work to help you improve both your riding fitness and technical skill as a mountain biker. Eric is committed to personal fitness and helping you maintain a good aerobic core for mountainbiking. He will introduce riders to new and challenging workouts that will enhance and improve fitness in the long term.

The following explains his commitment to the Fall Session, Winter/Spring Session and Summer Session:

Fall

Duration:
Sept 15th to Nov. 15th

 

Focus:
Program riders can choose the activities that they wish to become involved in. The main focus will be on developing a stronger aerobic component in all riders that will improve all endurance.

 

Activities include: 

  • Trail Running
  • Cyclo-Cross Training
  • Technical Trail Riding
  • Endurance Trail Riding
  • Endurance Road Riding

 

Note:
TrailFit will develop specific training activities for each rider with specific attention to time limitations, physical fitness, and type of training. TrailFit will develop direct heart rate training zones for each rider based on standard heart rate norms and rider information.

 

Costs:
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Winter / Spring

Duration:
Nov. 15th to April 15th

 

Focus:
The main focus of this session will be on maintaining aerobic fitness, increasing mountain bike muscle strength, and cross training into other activities that will support the fall training component.

 

Activities include:

  • Trail Running
  • Bike Rollers
  • Plyometric exercises
  • Weight Training
  • Cross Country Skiing*
  • Snowshoeing

 

Note:
TrailFit will develop a specific strength training component for each rider with specific muscle exercises for each rider including appropriate weights, sets and repetitions

 

*Cross Country Skis and Snow Shoes will be made available to clients that need them for the winter training session.

 

Costs:
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Summer Race Season

Duration:
April 15th to Sept. 15th

 

Focus:
This program will involve race training and specific workouts to improve race fitness and technical trail skills.

 

Activities include:

  • Endurance Road Rides
  • Technical Trail Riding
  • Intense Interval workouts (Road and Trail)

 

Note:
TrailFit will develop a specific workout schedule for each rider with specific trail and road workouts with specific emphasis on a blend of intensity of workouts, endurance rides both on and off road as well as selected technical training sessions.

 

Costs:
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Committed To You

Each TrailFit program includes a commitment to each rider for group or individual training sessions throughout the duration of the program. You will Eric several times a month for various workout sessions, which can include trail running and biking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and plyometrics sessions. As well those riders that will be riding the Ontario Cup Circuit will benefit from pre-riding sessions on the day before each Ontario Cup race with specific course evaluation and practice to prepare for these races.

Interested in the TrailFit Program?

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