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Rider Exercises for Better Balance

Physiotherapist Jamie Camp provides exercises to improve pelvic range of motion to enable balance throughout gait changes and transitions....

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Maintaining Fitness in the Off-Season

Stay fit and flexible this winter....

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Improving Stability

Learn how to improve your balance with core strengthening exercises....

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Tips for a Winning MInd – 5 Ways to improve your Mental Performance

The physical aspects of riding are only a portion of riding successfully; our mental programming is often neglected or ignored. A positive mind is one of the key ingredients to a successful show season. ...

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Easing Lower Back Pain

To protect our backs as riders, we need stability anteriorly in our core, and posteriorly in our mid-backs....

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Endurance Training

Competitive riders need cardio exercises to strengthen the heart, lungs and train the cardiovascular system to deliver oxygen quickly and efficiently....

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Blinded By The Light

The dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the eyes...

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Limber Up for the Long Haul

Learn some helpful stretches to make your trail riding experiences pain-free....

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Beyond Concussions

The permanent consequences of repeated head injuries....

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Truth and Consequences of Concussions

Brianna Kerr shares the story of how she became "grounded," unable to ride because of her struggles with post-concussion syndrome. ...

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