TIME TO REST - Pay attention to these 10 body indicators to gauge when to work out and when to back off!
If you don’t take time to rest and recovery, your body wont adapt to the stress of training and racing – and as a result you won’t get stronger or faster. If you neglect recovery for too long, you will start to lose strength and speed.
Here are some symptoms to look for:
First your sleep patterns will be off (tired and you can’t sleep, restless sleep, etc.).
Second your energy
The official ride video...Make sure to watch in HD
The day started by waking up in a lavish hotel room at the Aranwa Resort in Urubamba, Peru. I had a couple of hours to eat breakfast, gear up, and drive across the valley to another fine hotel to meet up with Imad.
A month prior, I received an email inquiry about running a one day hard enduro tour. I was available for the dates, so I began discussing the options for the tour. What I found out was that Imad, who lives in Dubai, was vacat
Today I want to talk about a situation I hear all too often. Someone’s bike, whether it be a two-stroke or four-stroke, only starts when it is pushed.
Before I discuss potential causes for this scenario, take a moment to think through the situation yourself.
What mechanical factors would result in either a two-stroke or four-stroke only starting when it is bump started?
In either case, the reason the engine is able to start when it is push started is because it is able to build more
Today I want to share a quick tip with those of you who are working on your own engines but just can’t justify buying a set of piston ring compressors. It’s entirely possible to make a perfectly good ring compressor from materials you can get at the hardware store. All you need is some plumber’s pipe hanging tape and a hose clamp that is sized according to your cylinder bore.
To construct a DIY ring compressor from plumber's pipe hanger tape you will need to determine the length of tape requi
With warmer weather and the riding season around the corner for many of us, I wanted to cover a topic that can either make or break an event. Whether you’re competing in a racing series or traveling to the track or trail, let's talk about event preparedness. More specifically, what spare parts should you keep on hand? Plus, what methods do you use to keep your spares organized?
Honestly, I struggled with organization until I started working on this post. I had no method to my madness. Every t
In this Concept Video, Coach Robb talks (and illustrates) about the importance of breathing deep through your diaphragm, a powerful muscle underneath your rib cage, and how using this muscle correctly will optimize your oxygen uptake.
When you encounter stress (of any type), humans have a tendency to breathe shallow and only through the top of our lungs which minimizes the oxygen being delivered to our brain and working muscles. Learning how to implement this breathing pattern will yiel
Nobody enjoys becoming injured due to overuse or an unforeseeable impact that happens in less than a second; however, as the old saying goes, as an athlete, if you haven’t already been injured, most likely you will be at some point. Once you cross that fine line, here are three areas – physical, mental and nutrition - that tend to get handled incorrectly making the healing process both difficult and slow.
First and foremost, follow your doctor’s and physical therapist rehab
About a month ago, I launched a campaign in order to bring my dirtbike film project to the masses. The name of the film is NEVER RIDE ALONE. You may have been exposed to the trailer. It should grab you tight and tease you to watch the rest. Here it is in case you missed it the first time around or want to see it again.
WATCH THE TRAILER
This project started with a little dream and evolved into a life altering consumption of energy and dedication to reach the finish line. M
Removing and installing crankcase bearings is an incredibly important part of the build process to get right. Today we’re going to cover the method I’ve found works best along with tips and tricks to make the job go easier.
The majority of crankcase bearings utilize an interference fit which means the bearings feature slightly larger diameters than the corresponding bores they fit in. The typical ways to install them are either to force them into place (think hydraulic or arbor press) or v
Its for real! The Never Ride Alone film is finally here. Many of you have been asking about how to watch it. Well, here’s is the deal.
A few years back I set out to make a film. I was blessed with a crazy story, so I wanted to share it with an audience. I had little film experience, but a ton of grit. I can now check this one off the list.
I will let the film do the talking. I have given little bits of it along the way via these blogposts, but it’s an experience that, as one dirt rid
Mellenials, Seems like a dirty word these days. Almost always is proceeded by the word “You” and followed up by a negative adjective. Where did we go wrong? Why aren’t these spoiled kids riding motorcycles? Well, I am a Millennial, so I will tell you.
There is an obvious decline in not only the on road motorcycle industry, but the off road as well. There is a very blatant lack of engagement from the “Millennial” generation in the motorcycle community. There have been a number of studies p
Check out this little promo...This should make you want to watch the film!
Here is the official movie trailer
A few years ago, I had an idea which turned into a dream. I wanted to become a filmmaker and create a full blown feature documentary. The theme would be centered around that which I am so passionate about…Motorcycles, exploring, overcoming obstacles, and doing things that are beyond the scope of what most people would call normal.
During this podcast, Coach Robb explains why identifying frustrations and the associated steps to addressing them is the quickest path to ultimate achievement. As a performance coach of 35 years, Coach Robb takes a deep dive into why humans gravitate towards actions and thought process that undermine their full potential. Whether this potential is in the area of professional, financial, relationship, health, wellness or athletic performance, Coach Robb walks you through the subtle yet destruct
If your muscles are not "sliding and gliding" you may experience cramping, reduced speed and endurance along with feeling "hot" from within. This video explains what is causing it along with what you can do to alleviate these symptoms.
During the first half of this podcast, Coach Robb explains why he wants you to embrace the joys of the holiday season with friends, family and colleagues. Many people dread the holidays because they fear gaining those unwanted pounds and feeling guilty for indulging. By following Coach Robb’s four simple steps you will minimize weight gain, avoid feeling horrible, and prepare yourself for multiple days of holiday festivities.
During the second half of the podcast, Coach Robb explains the
Put your hands in the air!
I’ll start with the backstory. I had sold a 2016 Husqvarna TE300 to a local fell named Eduardo. He liked it so much that he wanted to buy my other one that I was selling. He was a bit more of a beginner than I had originally thought, but was set on those particular bikes. He had cash, and was ready to make the deal.
Living in Peru, you become accustomed to doing certain things without any thought. Take speeding for instance…You can fly by a police car with
Coach Robb Podcast - #26 - The Difference Between Epstein Barr, Adrenal Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Are you struggling with fatigue, can’t lose those last 10 pounds, not sleeping at night, have poor concentration, experiencing body aches…. (just to mention a few)? Have you sought professional help only to be made to feel like you are losing your mind and it is all in your head? Well the truth is there is a process associated with fatigue and during this podcast Coach Robb walks y
Over the course of my time in the saddles of various colors of dirt bikes, I have come across numerous situations where a little ingenuity and preparation was the difference between a horrible disaster and a sweet adventure. Let’s start with letting the cat out of the bag. There are a million and one ways to fix various issues. However, we can all agree that when the inevitable happens (its dirt biking and you will break things), having a clear and logical fix might be the thing that saves your
Over the course of my time riding dirtbikes, I have snapped thousands of pictures to capture any single moment of one of my adventures. Each picture taken with a purpose, eventually ends up on a hard drive, an old photo album, or gets deleted before anyone else has a chance to see it.
That'll bend out...
The old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words carries a lot of wisdom. Without a word, a picture can tell a number of stories, reach into the soul of the viewer, and
News team assemble! The reason it’s time we all unionize.
Most municipal governments, depending on what country you live in, have an urbanization action plan. An urbanization action plan involves the moving rural residents into a more densely populated area. The reason for this is to reduce the cost of having a sprawling population. It is more expensive to maintain utilities and emergency services in a less densely populated area then a more dense one. Not only is the service area la
I thought it would be interesting to do a write up about getting a particular shot. Seems pretty narrow of a topic, but let me put some perspective to it so you can understand what goes into making a film ready for the screen. The video below is the result of what took place in the story that follows it:
Sometimes the camera grabs the right thing
I want to tell my story in a way that entertains, inspires, and just makes any person on the planet want to go out and ride a dir
Whenever purchasing a used dirt bike, no matter how well inspected, there is always an element of chance involved. The possibility of an engine failure is what worries everyone the most and is a costly disaster to deal with. For those mechanically inclined, seeking a blown up bike can be alluring because it allows the new owner a fresh start. While this may seem like an ideal situation how often does it financially make sense and how do you decide to make the purchase?
At DIY Moto Fix we j
During this Coach Robb Podcast I shed some insight into how the Ketogenic Diet (a.k.a. Keto Diet) originated and how this suggested way of eating has some immediate benefits, but also long-term consequences. I also discussed the similarities of the Keto Diet and past “popular diets and systems” that focus on one element of nutrition, take it out of context, and market that element as a brand new idea that is revolutionizing the way humans should eat to shed body fat and improve performance. As t
Follow Coach Robb on his way to Loretta's and learn about the history associated with the most successful amateur development program in the history of motocross.
Watch MotoE riders Triangle Yamaha's Logan Best ripping on the new YZ65 to a pair of seconds (including some holeshots!); Dylan Greer and Josh Guffey in the Pro-Sport classes; Curtis Biorn in the C class; Bud Guthrie in the 40+ class and Colton Eigenmann in the 250B class where he landed on the podium in the last moto and went 4t
Exercise is a great habit to have within your daily life; however, when it becomes an obsession it can actually become counter-productive to your overall health. Excessive training (in the form of volume and/or intensity) without adequate rest causes the body to become "numb" to external indicators of over training such as mood swings, simple sugar cravings, interrupted sleep, loss of sex drive, loss of body weight, suppressed appetite and an elevated resting heart rate.
Well, here goes my latest ride…I must say it was one of my favorites. Granted, when I started I was dreading it. I was coming off a knee injury that has kept me off a bike for about three months. In addition, I was arriving from the US to Cusco (11000 ft elevation) on the day the tour started. It was a bit different than a normal tour, as the guys were from the southern part of Peru. In fact, one of the riders was training for the 2019 Dakar that will take place in Peru next January. The fellas
I am super excited about this new series captured by Treehouse Creative Designs (TreehouseCreativeDesigns.com)!
The vision of the series is to learn more about my background, my training methods, and my perspective on the motocross industry. In this first segment, I was asked "Who is your favorite rider you have worked with and why?"
If you have a question on your mind, email us at Contact@CoachRobb.com and we will incorporate it into our next video series. #MotoE