We look at how to build form and confidence for the mountains when you only have roads you can bowl on to hand. By using the power of nature and a bit of savvy you can become mountain ready no matter what terrain you are graced with.
Regular stretching not only helps keep your body supple but it's a wonder at relaxing your mind and getting you back in the moment too. Here Mike takes you through his 15 minute daily routine.
There's more to climbing than just brute force and raw power. Get your mind, body and bike right and you'll be dancing on the pedals all the way to the top of the mountain.
The cumulative fatigue that a multi-day event can put on your body is something to prepare for when taking on a event such as the Haute Route. Here are some tips to give your body some extra TLC when you are asking it to perform day after day.