Be sure to read Nationals Re-Cap #1.
As you’re working through an off-season training program it’s sometimes hard to see/feel how the efforts are going to benefit your performance during the season, especially when the snow is 5 months away. It can be difficult to imagine how doing mega-rep squats on a random day in June is going to set you up for success in March, but that’s exactly what is happening.
|Deadlifts = Simple, Effective and Fun|
The only way I was able to accomplish this was due directly to the foundation work done from May to October and of course the ‘pre’ and ‘in-season’ work the rest of the year.
|Box Squat to Tire Flip/Sled Drag Combo for Time|
I can not stress enough how important it is to have a comprehensive gym training program for the off-season that primes you for pre + in-season efforts. If you aren’t working with a Coach who specializes in Mountain Athlete training from May – December you’re losing ground to your competition. Winning at any competitive level is a year-round deal.
If there aren’t any qualified, experienced trainers in your area, you can contact me here.
|Great Space to do Mountain Athlete Training|
With a week to go before race day, the board is in top shape, and I’m firing on all cylinders physically and mentally – now it’s time for Nationals Practice Days.
Part #3 coming soon…