Max and Jochen set out to bikepack and ski their way across the Alps from Germany through Austria, Switzerland, Italy and France, to the Mediterranean Sea at Nice; covering 1,800 km, 35,000 vertical meters over 6 weeks of continuous travel in this 32 minute award-winning documentary.
The FIFTY is a project by pro skier Cody Townsend to climb and ski all 50 lines chronicled in the book, “The Fifty Classic Descents of North America” by Chris Davenport, Penn Newhard and Art Burrows. The great thing about these short videos is not just the amazing skiing and awe-inspiring steep terrain, it’s all the other factors that go in to getting that line. The prep work, travel, team-assembly, line-scoping, avalanche assessment, risk-management, gear-prep, decision-making, weather, banter and teamwork. Plus there’s always a celebratory beer to be shared on a truck tailgate at the end. Episode 2 Mt. Superior, Utah
20 minute ramp session that's great for when you are feeling less than 100%, and/or for use as a warm up for more intense workout or race.
Virtual ride-along with two ex-pros on trainers in a studio and POV video from the Passo Pordoi in the Alta Badia region in Italy. 6 sets of 30 seconds hard in the saddle, 30 seconds out of saddle attacking, 30 seconds hard in the saddle, 3 mins of recovery in between sets.
Cody Townsend first line of "The FIFTY" - Messner Couloir on Denali, the highest mountain in North America. Short and sweet for an inspirational coffee break, or watch all the episodes back to back while you spin or treadmill. Educational and inspiring.
Virtual ride-along with two ex-pros on trainers in a studio and POV video from the Passo Falzarego in the Alta Badia, Italy. This workout has 24 minutes of threshold effort in the form of 2 x 12 min intervals. Each 12 min interval has three sections: torque, cadence, and an out of saddle effort. All three keep you at threshold but you get to use different muscle groups to keep things interesting.
Featuring POV footage of a ride up the Passo Giau in Alta Badia in the Dolomites, this workout is led by World Time Trial Champion and Olympic silver medalist Emma Pooley and former pro cyclist James Lowsley-Williams. This session starts with a warm up then 2 x 20 minute blocks of Zone 4/Zone 3 on […]
This film is just under 18 minutes long. With that in mind it's recommended for viewing while you warm-up on the treadmill or bike trainer before a strength/mobility workout. If you are training for a triathlon and need a little hit of motivation this one is great.
Documentary following Kim Chambers' attempt to become the first woman to swim a 30 mile open ocean, shark-infested route. Kim took up swimming as part of her rehab after she nearly lost a leg due to injury. "If you think you can't do something, or you're afraid of doing something, that's exactly when you should do it." - Kim Chambers
The story of climber Alex Honnold's attempt to climb 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park solo and without a rope. Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (Meru) tell the story of this incredible athletic endeavor with stunning cinematography and fascinating context. Awe-inspiring. Recommended for aerobic base training or rehab work on the treadmill or indoor bike trainer, but it'll make you sweat even if you watch it on the sofa.
Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgesen take on the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite. An astounding 10-year effort to climb an unclimbable route as well as an unexpectedly emotional story about dealing with all kinds of adversity. Not just for fans of climbing, the extraordinary feats of athletic and mental strength on display in this movie will inspire awe in any viewer and reset your idea of what is possible.
Save this one for when you are feeling low. When your injury rehabilitation program seems endless and results are hard to see. Or just one of those days when you know a run will make you feel better but you don't quite feel as though you can do it. This amazing story will likely put a kick in your step and a smile on your face.