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.
In this edition of Mel’s Rad Skills Series for beginners, three-time XTERRA World Champion Melanie McQuaid demonstrates the standing front wheel lift.
by Hsu Yuan Keng
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!
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.
by Alexandra Borrelly Lebrun
During this time of uncertainty facing lockdown and social distancing, it’s the perfect time think positive and focus on our diet. It’s an opportunity to make changes to what we eat, boost our immune system, and get into a routine of eating healthier foods.
by Keng Hsu
If you're looking for advice on how to train efficiently and effectively, here are XTERRA-designed training plans for you. Train for 6-8 hours a week and build up gradually.
by Michael Dorr
The most important thing you can do is get on your bike as much as you can. Don’t be scared of technical terrain. The more you slow down and think, the more hang ups you will have. If your wheels are rolling, you can get over features your mind doesn’t think you can, and you’ll realize, that wasn’t so hard.
by Mimi Stockton and SheriAnne Little for PRS Fit
Unlike road triathlon, two of those disciplines take place on trails: the bike and the run. You need a few key pieces of equipment to get yourself from the start line along the water’s edge to the finish line.