Alan Milway is a coach with a list of clients past and present that most people can only dream of working with. The Athertons, Danny Hart, Manon Carpenter, Martin Maes and Brendan Fairclough are just a few of the amazing athletes that he has worked alongside.
Alan has a wealth of experience in the world of strength and conditioning, and what it takes to be really fast on a bike! We sat down to get his take on mountain bike fitness, and there is some great information in this episode for anyone who wants to get better on their bike. Keep an ear out for the 3 things that all riders should be doing in addition to riding their bike!
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Alan’s website is mxfitness.co.uk
You can follow Alan on Instagram @alanmilway
Alan does some coaching work for Plus3MTB which you can find here plus3mtb.com
Alan mentioned a couple of books worth reading, they were…
Starting Strength by Mark Rippetto – on Amazon here
Sports Nutrition – From Lab to Kitchen by Asker Jeukendrup – on Amazon here
Sports Nutrition by Asker Jeukendrup and Michael Gleeson – on Amazon here
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