Welcome to the XTERRA Connect Series
XTERRA is minding the gap and keeping the community together at the same time with its new XTERRA Connect Series as its vibrant network of coaches, crew, and athletes go online to share industry insights, training tips, and more.
Stair Running Workout with Coach Cal
In this training spotlight XTERRA Coach Calvin Zaryski demonstrates his favorite stair running workout designed to stabilize the hips and core while building strength and power.
XTERRA Yoga: Awareness in Action
Live from Athens, Greece – Maria Maganari (ERYT500) guides us through a one-hour Asana flow focused on bringing awareness in to the actions of our physical body. This practice serves the mind and body by combining a constant, energetic, and creative flow.
Risk Mitigation during Open Up Phase with Karsten Madsen
In this training spotlight we check in with XTERRA Coach Karsten Madsen from his home in Whistler, B.C., Canada, to talk about precautions and best practices for athletes from around the world who are just now getting back outside due to easing COVID-19 restrictions.
Strength in Motion
Hailey Stockbrugger guides us through strength-based yoga exercises intended to emphasize length. This session is mindful of the linear and repetitive motions our bodies endure during triathlons and race training.
Fixing a Broken Chain with Doug Hall
Aside from suffering a flat tire, the most common mechanical problem mountain bike riders face is a broken chain and in this training Tuesday tutorial long-time XTERRA elite Doug Hall from the UK demonstrates how to fix one.
Core Strengthening Yoga Flow with Hailey Stockbrugger
Hailey Stockbrugger guides us through an invigorating 15-minute sequence meant to power up fundamental Vinyasa yoga postures with movements intended to strengthen the core. This class challenges abdominal muscles as well as glutes, while stabilizing the pelvis and helping protect the spine.
Create Your Own Obstacle Course with Nico Lebrun
In this training spotlight former XTERRA World Champion Nico Lebrun challenges us to get creative with our spaces and build obstacle courses where we can hone our mountain bike handling skills.
Enhance your Training: Yoga Flow for Athletes and Friends
This is an Asana practice - stretching and strengthening for the whole body - breath work and intro to meditation, all specifically chosen for athletes.
Ankle Pronation Exercises with Coach Kate Bramley
In this training spotlight XTERRA Coach Kate Bramley teaches us her favorite ankle pronation strength training exercises to help improve balance and stability in your lower legs, feet, and ankles.
XTERRA Yoga: 5-Minute flow for muscle recovery
This practice focuses on post training and race recovery. Follow as Maria Maganari guides us through mild yoga postures intended to release tension from your muscles and joints.
MTB Skills in Small Spaces
In this edition of XTERRA Connect we join Jim Thijs from his backyard in Sardinia, Italy to learn mountain biking skills and strength exercises that can be done in small spaces.
XTERRA Yoga: Effective Pre-Race Training
Thoughtfully prepared for our athletes by Maria Maganari, today’s practice is designed to support the muscles needed for effective pre-race training. By performing these sequences, we can improve or maintain our athletic proficiency together.
Go-to Hip Stretches with Coach Lesley Paterson
In this training video we join three-time XTERRA World Champion Lesley Paterson in her San Diego, California living room as she demonstrates her go-to hip stretch.
XTERRA Yoga: Sun Salutation Flow
Certified yoga instructor, Maria Maganari (ERYT500), guides us through our first XTERRA Yoga series. This sequence offers a Sun Salutation flow while focusing on shoulder mobilization and strength including thoracic and back muscles.
Performing a Proper Plank with Coach Mimi
While it may seem like a very simple position to attain, holding a proper front plank actually requires acute body awareness to perform well. In this training video, XTERRA Coach Mimi Stockton borrows poses from the yoga world – the cat and cow – to help you identify the correct spine shape and pelvic position for the front plank.
Structure, Routine and Reward with Dr. Simon Marshall
In this brilliant four-minute video, XTERRA certified coach Dr. Simon Marshall shares tips on managing uncertainty, which is certainly something we could all benefit from at this time.
The Kettlebell Swing with Coach Yaro Middaugh
In this training video, Yaro Middaugh, an XTERRA certified coach and athlete since 2003, explains and demonstrates the proper technique for the Kettlebell Swing.
30-MINUTE UPPER BODY AND CORE FOCUSED WORKOUT
Stay strong with a LIVE, interactive 30-minute upper body and core focused workout with three-time XTERRA U.S. Women’s Champion Suzie Snyder. Recorded during a Facebook Live session.
30-minute Strength Training Workout
XTERRA Connect presents the 30-minute strength training workout! Brought to you by three-time elite women's XTERRA U.S. Champ, Suzie Snyder. Recorded during a Facebook Live session.