The Art of Mountain Biking
The Art of Mountain Biking
17. Free Speed

17. Free Speed

There are two ways to get better at a physical movement: either generate more energy or maximize your energy toward forward movement. This episode is about the latter.

We talk about:

The cost of unnecessary movement [7:46]

Pump tracks [13:18]

Cognitive chatter as tension [20:55]

Compensating when tired [26:57]

Future visioning [37:17]

Checking in with your body in the face of old patterns [45:59]

Referenced in this episode:

The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos, Why We’re Mean to Our Future Selves

The Stanford Marshmallow Studies about willpower and impulse control

Work with us!

Book a lesson with SimplyMTB or work with Danielle’s project-based growth model at You Need a Thing.