Have you been a busy bee, working and often neglecting essential 'you-time'? Perhaps you should book yourself into a weekend retreat, and we don't mean a relaxing spa weekend of pampering, we mean riding bikes with a World Champ and coaching from some of the best nutritionists and body scientists in the industry.
Pure Body Balance Centre for Wellbeing, based in Rendcomb, will be hosting a collection of weekend escapes for passionate mountain bikers in the awesome and beautiful setting of the Forest of Dean.
It's not just about riding bikes either, you'll be accompanied by world champion pro rider, Katy Curd, exercise specialist, Adrian Stokes, yoga and nutrition coach and chef, Karen Maidment and Jake Ireland from Sprung Suspension. With this team of experts, you can expect to receive the very best in MTB coaching, training tips and nutritional guidance to help boost your performance on the bike.
This action packed weekend is perfectly balanced with timeout sessions including beautiful countryside walks, open fire cooking in the summer and log fires in the autumn, post-ride yoga, massage therapy and nutrition workshops to maximise your health on and off the bike.
The weekend retreat package costs £349, but if you book 8 weeks in advance the early bird price is £299. So, what's included in the price?
- 2 trail skills coaching sessions
- 2 MTB specific corrective exercise class
- 2 nutrition & lifestyle workshop
- 2 yoga & mindfulness class
- 2 nights’ accommodation
- Cooked breakfast and dinner + packed lunch + trail snacks
- Welcome Forest Escape gift
- Take-Home Forest Stay on Track Pack
NOTE: all classes and workshops are optional - and prices are based per person on shared occupancy.
There's still a number of spaces available on these upcoming MTB retreats:
A Summer Forest Escape – Intermediate Jumps, Drops & Techie Terrain
May 19th, 20th & 21st
NOTE: Suitable for red and black trail riders
An Autumn Forest Escape – Mixed Ability Women’s Ride Time
October 20th, 21st, 22nd
NOTE: Suitable for blue and red trail riders
So you fancy eating right, training correctly and improving your mountain bike skills, consider booking yourself onto one of these awesome weekends.
If you're interested in booking yourself a spot on one of these trips, head over to the Pure Body Balance and Centre for Wellbeing website here.