STARTING WITH THE WORST, here are some approaches to off-bike training.
4. Doing none of it. Just ride yer bike Bro.
3. Doing it haphazardly. When I was young, every day was a max day. Rest days? Only for the weak!
2. Following a program designed by an expert and delivered online.
1. Working live in person with a qualified doctor/trainer a la Revo Physiotherapy and Sports Performance in Boulder CO. This is the best! And I’ve been fortunate to receive this therapy. But it isn’t accessible for everyone.
For many riders, your best value is following a program designed by an expert in riding and training. Dee Tidwell at Enduro MTB Training is such an expert, and he’s launched a new program.
I promote Dee here because A) he’s a good fellow, B) he’s helped me and C) he can likely help you.