Virtual Trainer: Periodization

Faster Racing - Part 3 of 4

Robb Beams of is back this week with part 3 of his series on Faster Racing Through Training. Part one of this series dealt with cardio training, while part two covered strength training. In this installment, Robb discusses the concept of Periodization and how it relates to MX. Next month, Robb will complete the series by tying it all together with an explanation of the different energy systems utilized by the body during MX and how the performance of each system can be maximized through proper training. It's a great series with some great info, so enjoy! To read the full article, please visit