Get Race Ready – 4.Build Capacity
Do These 6 things and You’ll be Ready to Mountainbike Race
STEP FOUR Spend Lots of Time in the Saddle
There’s no getting around it. To complete an endurance race you need to build up your mental and physical capacities to their optimal level without injuring yourself or burning yourself out. That means at least one or two days a week of serious, uninterrupted riding ramped up over weeks and months mixed in with a few lighter days. There are lots of good periodization plans available on the internet so I won’t waste space describing them here.