TRAINING

Trail Running Tips & Tricks with Samantha Kingsford Part IV – Hill Reps Staple Run

by XTERRA

11/11/2021

Samantha Kingsford shows us how to get the new year started on the right foot with her go-to hill reps routine in this edition of XTERRA Trail Running Tips & Tricks.

Trail Running Tips & Tricks with Samantha Kingsford Part III - Uphill Running Drills

by XTERRA

11/11/2021

Running up hills is a quintessential XTERRA experience, and in this video Samantha Kingsford shows us how to get good at it.

Trail Running Tips & Tricks with Samantha Kingsford Part II - How to Run Faster on Technical Trails

by XTERRA

11/11/2021

Fast feet and proper foot placement are the keys to tackling tricky terrain, stairs, and even gnarly downhills. Samantha Kingsford shows us how it’s done on this week’s Trail Running Tips & Tricks for XTERRA.

Trail Running Tips & Tricks with Samantha Kingsford Part I – Contact Time

by XTERRA

11/02/2021

Contact time is an important factor to running fast, especially in XTERRA and trail running. We need to have really fast feet to get through the technical and rooty sections

What to Eat and Drink During an XTERRA?

by Alexandra Borrelly Lebrun

09/14/2021

Your race nutrition is just as important as any other equipment you need to prepare ahead of racing.Good race nutrition will help you avoid digestive issues while providing the body with all the energy it needs to complete the race.

Mel’s Rad Skills Series Part IV - Pedaling Front Wheel Lift

by Angela

07/15/2021

In Melanie McQuaid's "Mel's Rad Skills Series" part IV video, she's going to explain and demonstrate how to do a pedaling front wheel lift, which is also known as a Wheelie!

Mel’s Rad Skills Series Part III - Standing Rear Wheel Lift

by XTERRA

06/23/2021

In the third installation of Mel’s Rad Skills Series for beginners, three-time XTERRA World Champion Melanie McQuaid demonstrates the standing rear wheel lift.

Mel’s Rad Skills Series Part II - Standing Front Wheel Lift

by XTERRA

05/04/2021

In this edition of Mel’s Rad Skills Series for beginners, three-time XTERRA World Champion Melanie McQuaid demonstrates the standing front wheel lift.

Mel's Rad Skills Series Part I - Neutral + Ready Riding Positions

by XTERRA

05/04/2021

In this XTERRA Connect training spotlight we head to Victoria, B.C., Canada to launch a new series - mountain bike skills for beginners – with three-time XTERRA World Champion Melanie McQuaid.

How to get ready for XTERRA Taiwan

by Hsu Yuan Keng

03/16/2021

XTERRA Taiwan - One of the best off-road triathlon events in Asia, combining convenience, nature, culture and passion. As a local Taiwanese athlete, we know that many partners cannot enjoy XTERRA Taiwan with us this year. But even so, you can still follow the XTERRA community and website. I believe we will meet you in Kenting in the near future!

Meet Maia Ignatz - Staying Strong Through Injury

by XTERRA

01/27/2021

On July 9th, while racing XTERRA Victoria, pro athlete, Maia Ignatz, was running and navigating a large, rock surface. Her right ankle started to roll so she ...

XTERRA Nutrition - 'Tis the Season

by XTERRA

12/28/2020

With the holidays upon us, it's a great time to talk about cookies, eggnog, and peppermint bark. Yes, they are all carbohydrates, but you can relax - we aren't here to tell you not to eat them. What's important as an athlete, is that you know how they work.

The Mental Side of XTERRA with Evan Pardi

by XTERRA

12/21/2020

In this week’s training spotlight we explore the mindset similarities between triathlon and music with Evan Pardi, a professional triathlete and classical musician.

What to Eat After a Long Run

by XTERRA

12/15/2020

The long run is one of the key off-season workouts. One of the challenges of the long run, however, is what to eat before, during, and after.

Middaugh Coaching Corner - Habits

by XTERRA

12/14/2020

How you deal with adversity in your training will set you up with the coping skills to get through adversity during race week and on race day. Here's some advice form the XTERRA legend Josiah Middauh.