Training Plans

MTB Fitness Logo The right preparation can often be the difference between completing and enjoying one of our Off-Road events and the day ending in disappointment. But knowing how to train for a mountain bike challenge can often be tricky. So we’ve teamed up with the experts at MTB Fitness who’ve written a specific training guide just for you. 

Long Distance Training Plan

Recommended advice for anyone taking part in our London to Brighton Off-Road or South Downs Way Off-Road Bike Rides. 

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Shorter Distance Training Plan

Training advice for anyone taking part in our shorter distance mountain bike events such as the Milton Keynes, Peak District or South East Coast bike rides.

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Training should always be personal and tailored to you, your lifestyle, your capabilities, your background and your fitness levels. This advice has been provided in order to give you an indication of what is normally recommended for a challenge of this nature.You are under no obligation to follow it and it is your responsibility to shape a training plan that is right for you as an individual. 

Additional advice

For any questions about your training or these plans, for any further advice or for any assistance developing something a bit more specific to yourself please contact MTB Fitness by emailing