59 episodes

Welcome to The Ride Life Podcast, a podcast dedicated to fitness and health for women mountain bikers. Let's focus in on the rider who wants to keep their body healthy, ride for fun, and feel strong on their bike!

I’m Liz the host of this podcast, a doctor of physical therapy and level 1 mtn bike skills instructor.

Let's get you riding with more confidence and enjoying more adventures on your bike!!

Check me out more at www.theridelife.com

The Ride Life: Mountain Biking Ladies Liz Koch

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 29 Ratings

Welcome to The Ride Life Podcast, a podcast dedicated to fitness and health for women mountain bikers. Let's focus in on the rider who wants to keep their body healthy, ride for fun, and feel strong on their bike!

I’m Liz the host of this podcast, a doctor of physical therapy and level 1 mtn bike skills instructor.

Let's get you riding with more confidence and enjoying more adventures on your bike!!

Check me out more at www.theridelife.com

    59. Winter Training Program for Mountain Biking | Women Mtn Bike

    59. Winter Training Program for Mountain Biking | Women Mtn Bike

    Planning your winter training is key to success.

    But! How do you need to look at the different months.

    I go over some simple ways to look at your monthly training needs to meet the goals you may have.

    I also go over my personal look at the winter and how that might be where you need to start as well. (ps – It is a very base beginner plan)

    Check it out!

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    About - The Ride Life – Women’s MTN Biking Strength and Endurance Coaching

    The Ride Life offers programs to guide women mountain bikers in strength and endurance training to enjoy their ride more and keep their bodies healthy. The programs give specially instructed exercises for different strength levels so you can understand how to use your muscles on the bike gaining not only confidence and trust in your body but strength as well.

    Featuring:

    Core specific program – Core Crushers –

    https://sales.theridelife.com/core-crushers

    The Ride Life Team Membership – Full body program – Climb Crushers - https://sales.theridelife.com/team-podcast1

    Let’s Stay Connected

    Website with more blog and free information - www.theridelife.com

    Facebook Group – Mountain Biking Ladies - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mtbladies

    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the.ride.life.mtb.ladies/

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRideLife

    • 9 min
    58. Starting to feel your age? How to stay healthy for Mtn biking | Mountain Bike Strength

    58. Starting to feel your age? How to stay healthy for Mtn biking | Mountain Bike Strength

    Feeling older, not as strong or as fit can cause problems for mtn biking.

    In this video I go over 3 main ways to help your body to be a better mtn biker and to help your body do better off the bike!

    1. Mobility

    2. Power

    3. Sprints!

    There are some details that you won’t want to miss on how to gain these things :)

    Check it out!

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    About - The Ride Life – Women’s MTN Biking Strength and Endurance Coaching

    The Ride Life offers programs to guide women mountain bikers in strength and endurance training to enjoy their ride more and keep their bodies healthy. The programs give specially instructed exercises for different strength levels so you can understand how to use your muscles on the bike gaining not only confidence and trust in your body but strength as well.

    Featuring:

    Core specific program – Core Crushers –

    https://sales.theridelife.com/core-crushers

    The Ride Life Team Membership – Full body program – Climb Crushers - https://sales.theridelife.com/team-podcast1

    Let’s Stay Connected

    Website with more blog and free information - www.theridelife.com

    Facebook Group – Mountain Biking Ladies - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mtbladies

    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the.ride.life.mtb.ladies/

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRideLife

    • 10 min
    57. Gain Endurance! Why Riding Slow Makes you go FAST! | Mountain Biking Training

    57. Gain Endurance! Why Riding Slow Makes you go FAST! | Mountain Biking Training

    Have you have been told to go slower to build your base aerobic endurance? 

    It may not make sense unless you look at how aerobic and anaerobic endurance is made.   

    In this video, I go over some concepts to help you understand how to build your base and how to actual make it happen.  

     The winter is a great time to make this take place!   

    Let’s get stronger on the bike!  

    Also – if you are looking for a winter strength training program, check out my Ride Life Team and get extras each month as well as a great program to follow for women mtn bikers!  https://academy.theridelife.com/ride-life-team1



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    About - The Ride Life – Women’s MTN Biking Strength and Endurance Coaching

    The Ride Life offers programs to guide women mountain bikers in strength and endurance training to enjoy their ride more and keep their bodies healthy. The programs give specially instructed exercises for different strength levels so you can understand how to use your muscles on the bike gaining not only confidence and trust in your body but strength as well.

    Featuring:

    Core specific program – Core Crushers –

    https://sales.theridelife.com/core-crushers

    The Ride Life Team Membership – Full body program – Climb Crushers - https://sales.theridelife.com/team-podcast1

    Let’s Stay Connected

    Website with more blog and free information - www.theridelife.com

    Facebook Group – Mountain Biking Ladies - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mtbladies

    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the.ride.life.mtb.ladies/

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRideLife

    • 7 min
    56. My Why – How it Came About…

    56. My Why – How it Came About…

    In this podcast I go over how The Ride Life and the Mountain Biking Ladies came about – why I felt the urge to start it. And how I had some bumps in the road. I hope you get some motivation from the ability to follow dreams and the want to change how things were being done.

    – I hope you enjoy!!

    Check it out 😊

    Here is the link to the 6 question – 2-3 min survey I mention in the podcast

    https://forms.gle/AQDr2uHrL2zHBQun7

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    About - The Ride Life – Women’s MTN Biking Strength and Endurance Coaching

    The Ride Life offers programs to guide women mountain bikers in strength and endurance training to enjoy their ride more and keep their bodies healthy. The programs give specially instructed exercises for different strength levels so you can understand how to use your muscles on the bike gaining not only confidence and trust in your body but strength as well.

    Featuring:

    Core specific program – Core Crushers –

    https://sales.theridelife.com/core-crushers

    The Ride Life Team Membership – Full body program – Climb Crushers - https://sales.theridelife.com/team-podcast1

    Let’s Stay Connected

    Website with more blog and free information - www.theridelife.com

    Facebook Group – Mountain Biking Ladies - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mtbladies

    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the.ride.life.mtb.ladies/

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRideLife

    • 18 min
    55. What gives us motivation to do something what we don't like?

    55. What gives us motivation to do something what we don't like?

    In this podcast I go over pain points and motivation. This is a hard this thing to muster to make things happen! But I talk about some of my why and how I muster some motivation to do my workouts to help my riding!!

    – I hope you enjoy!!

    Check it out 😊



    Women’s Ride Life Spring Retreat!!

    https://www.redwolftours.com/ridelifespring2022

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    About - The Ride Life – Women’s MTN Biking Strength and Endurance Coaching

    The Ride Life offers programs to guide women mountain bikers in strength and endurance training to enjoy their ride more and keep their bodies healthy. The programs give specially instructed exercises for different strength levels so you can understand how to use your muscles on the bike gaining not only confidence and trust in your body but strength as well.

    Featuring:

    Core specific program – Core Crushers –

    https://sales.theridelife.com/core-crushers

    The Ride Life Team Membership – Full body program – Climb Crushers - https://sales.theridelife.com/team-podcast1

    Let’s Stay Connected

    Website with more blog and free information - www.theridelife.com

    Facebook Group – Mountain Biking Ladies - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mtbladies

    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the.ride.life.mtb.ladies/

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRideLife

    • 10 min
    54. Interested in Women's MTN Biking Events?

    54. Interested in Women's MTN Biking Events?

    In this podcast I am live with Ash Zolton (Co-owner of ROAM Events). We discuss how to overcome objections to going to women mtbing events and races… as well as how to start your own if wanted.

    There is so much fun and good in this podcast – I hope you enjoy!!

    Check it out 😊

    Women’s Ride Life Spring Retreat!!

    https://www.redwolftours.com/ridelifespring2022

    Women’s Performance Summit:

    https://www.womensperformance.com/womensperformancesummit

    Use Coupon Code: LIZ for 10% 0ff

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    About - The Ride Life – Women’s MTN Biking Strength and Endurance Coaching

    The Ride Life offers programs to guide women mountain bikers in strength and endurance training to enjoy their ride more and keep their bodies healthy. The programs give specially instructed exercises for different strength levels so you can understand how to use your muscles on the bike gaining not only confidence and trust in your body but strength as well.

    Featuring:

    Core specific program – Core Crushers –

    https://sales.theridelife.com/core-crushers

    The Ride Life Team Membership – Full body program – Climb Crushers - https://sales.theridelife.com/team-podcast1

    Let’s Stay Connected

    Website with more blog and free information - www.theridelife.com

    Facebook Group – Mountain Biking Ladies - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mtbladies

    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the.ride.life.mtb.ladies/

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRideLife

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

erincathmeyer ,

Excellent advice!!

New listening to this podcast for awhile and finally joined the Ride Life Team and subscribed to Climb Crushers training plan. I love that none of this focuses on what our bodies look like, but instead on what our bodies can do on the bike! So refreshing compared to other plans I’ve tried. I also love that it’s women specific as we really do need to do different things than men mtb riders. I am quad dominant and these suggestions are really helping me focus on core and glutes and already noticing less lower back pain. Hoping to see the gains when riding season starts this spring!

PEDs Nurse75 ,

So valuable!

Liz’s how’s and why’s concerning everything you need to know about your body as it pertains to mountain biking has helped me more than any other source! She is an asset to our community!

unamiga ,

Glute activation

Really timely info! I’ll pay more attention to my posterior pelvic tilt the next time I do bridges. Is this movement also beneficial when doing clamshells?

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