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Highland Training provides elite level coaching and consulting for endurance and ultra endurance athletes. Highland Training is for all athletes, from novice to elite, who are interested in improving their athletic performance, strength and fitness for endurance and ultra endurance sports. Training programs can be used by everyone, are online based, and are designed for each individual by endurance Coach Mike Schultz.

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Jordan Villella racing at the North park cyclocross race 2013

Jordan Villella on his way to his first Category 1 victory

Athlete Results

1nd place - 4th overall - Masters Women - Emerald Isle half marathon - NC - 2014 - Nicole Conrad
1nd place - 2nd overall - Masters Women - Run for Ray - NC - 2014 - Nicole Conrad
2nd place - Open MTB Men - Monster Cross - VA - 2014 - Danny Gibney
2nd place - Pro Men - Banzai Enduro race - NV - 2014 - Taylor Lideen
3rd place - Solo Class - 25 Hours Frog Hollow - UT - 2013 - Christina Nacos
1st place - Cat 1 - North Park Cross race - PA - 2013 - Jordan Villella
2nd place - Expert Men 40+ - Potato Creek XC - MI - 2013 - Kris Ouvry
1st place - Vet Expert - Coopers Rock - WV - 2013 - Anthony Grinnell
1st place - Expert division - Big M Race - MI - 2013 - Tony Stein
1st place - page Valley Road Race - VA - 2013 - Danny Gibney
1st place - Lost River Classic Road Race - WV - 2013 - Danny Gibney
1st place - Single Speed class - WV State Championships - WV - 2013 - Andrew Forron
2nd place division - 4th Overall - Highwood Pass Gran Fondo - Alberta Canada - 2013 - Gary Chambers
2nd place - Overall - Lake Summerside Tri - Edmonton, AB - 2013 - Kellen Westman
1st place - Single Speed class - Massanutten Hoo Ha - VA - 2013 - Andrew Forron
2nd place - Cat 1 - PA State Championships - PA - 2013 - Jordan Villella
3rd place - Men 50+ - Hanson Hills 100 - MI - 2013 - Kris Ouvry
1st place - Pro/Expert - Wayne Ultra - OH - 2013 - Todd Latocha
2nd Place - Cat 2 - Wisp MTN XC - MD - 2013 - Scott Benson
3rd place - Overall Female - Bedrock Trail Half marathon - VA - 2013 - Phoebe Kirby-Glatkowski
3rd place - Overall Female - 50 Mile Bel Monte Endurance Run - VA - 2013 - Phoebe Kirby-Glatkowski
2nd place - Single Speed class - Middle Mountain Momma - VA - 2013 - Andrew Forron
1st place - Duo Male - 6 Hours Brady's Run - PA - 2013 - Jordan Villella
3rd place - Pro/Expert - Panama MTB Enduro - NE - 2013 - Will White
2nd place - Pro/Expert - True Grit Challenge - UT - 2013 - Betsy Spiegel
1st place - Elite 1/2/3 Division - WV Cyclocross State Championship - 2012 - Todd Latocha
2nd place - Elite 1/2/3 Division - Monster Cross - WV - 2012 - Jordan Villella
3rd place - Expert Vet - Potato Creek XC - MI - 2012 - Kris Ouvry
1st place - Elite 1/2/3 Division - Apple Cross - VA - 2012 - Nick Waite
1st place - Overall Series Winner - WVMBA - Vet Expert Division - WV - 2012 - Jason Cyr
1st place - 29 and under Division - Park City P2P - UT - 2012 - Taylor Lideen
1st place - 4 Person Vet - 24 Hour Champion Challenge - PA - 2012 - Grant Matthews
2nd place - Pro/Expert Division - OMBC #6 - OH - 2012 - Jordan Villella
1st place - Single Speed Division - ORAMM - NC - 2012 - Kelly Klett
1st place - 12 Hours of Ithaca - 4 person team - MI - 2012 - Kris Ouvry
2nd place - Open Mens Division - Cheat 100 - WV - 2012 - Jason Cyr
2nd place - Pro Division - Massanutten Hoo Ha - VA - 2012 - Nick Waite
Arizona State Champion - MTB Association of Arizona - AZ - 2012 - LaJuan Kelley
1st place - Big Bear Lake 20K Trail Run - WV - 2012 - Phoebe Kirby-Glatkowski
2nd place - Huracan 300 miler - FL - 2012 - Kelly Klett
1st place - White Tank Whirlwind Marathon - MTB Association of Arizona - AZ - 2012 - La Juan Kelley
1st place - McDowell Meltdown Marathon - MTB Association of Arizona - AZ - 2012 - La Juan Kelley
1st place - Solo division - 12 Hours Bootleg Canyon - NV - 2011 - Taylor Lideen
2nd place - A division - Blue Sky Cross Race - OH - 2011 - Jordan Villella
1st place - Overall Series Winner - Michigan State Championships - Clydesdale Division - MI - 2011 - Kris Ouvry
1st place - Overall Series Winner - Bike The Wilds - PA - 2011 - Jordan Villella
1st place - Overall Series Winner - Colorado Endurance Series - CO - 2011 - Julie Urlaub
1st place - 4 Person Expert Female - 24 Hour Champion Challenge - PA - 2011 - Joanna Massetti
7th place - Single Speed Division – Shenandoah 100 – VA - 2011 - Kelly Klett
1st place overall Solo – 24 Hours of Great Glen – ME - 2011 - Rich Long
1st place – Expert Female – Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge - ME – 2011 - Emmy Monahan
1st place – Expert Male – Shannock Valley MTB race - Course Record - PA – 2011 - Jordan Villella
2nd place – Female Open – NUE Series - Mohician 60 mile – OH – 2011 - Heidi Shilling
2nd place – Expert Male – Dash for cash – PA – 2011 - Jordan Villella
1st place – Duo Female – 9hrs of Cranky Monkey – VA – 2011 - Heidi Shilling - Joanna Massetti
1st place - Fort Custer Stampede - MI - 2011- Kris Ouvry
1st place - Single Speed Class - Southern Cross - GA - 2011 - Kelly Klett
2nd place - Solo Open Mens Single Speed Class - 25 Hours In Frog Hollow - UT- 2010 - Rich Long
1st place - Overall Series Winner - Ohio MTB Championships - OH - 2010 - Heidi Shilling
1st place -Overall Series Winner - 2010 TX Marathon Championships – TX - 2010 - Jason Betz
1st place - Overall Series Winner - Bike The Wild Series - PA - 2010 - Joanna Massetti
1st place – Female Open - NUE Series/Fools Gold 50 mile, GA – 2010 - Lisa Randall
2nd place – Female Open – NUE Series - Mohician 60 mile – OH – 2010 - Heidi Shilling
3rd place - Open Class - Skool of hard Knox 50 miler - MS - 2010 - Jason Betz
2nd place – Open Women – Snake Creek Gap – GA – 2010 - Lisa Randall
2nd place - Expert Vet - Henry Clay 30K - WV - 2010 - Matt Tinkey
1st place – Amateur Class – Dirt Sweat and Gears 12 HR MTB Race – TN – 2010 - Julie Urlaub
3rd place – Duo Male – 9hrs of Cranky Monkey – VA – 2010 - Ian Palmero
1st place – Elite/Open Division – Huairasinchi World Adventure Race Championships – Ecuador – 2010 - Martin Saenz

“Communication is the key to all training programs whether it is online based or in person. Online coaching programs are very interactive and make the communication flow simple and ideal for a busy lifestyle. A customized program also keeps you focused on your goals. It is my goal to inspire, teach, motivate, and provide the latest and most useful information to help you reach your goals and more.” – Mike Schultz CSCS, Coach, Endurance Athlete

Sports specific training articles

  • Building endurance with zone 3 efforts

    For cyclists entering into their late base training phases, increasing muscular endurance and strength on the bike needs to become a greater focus. The greater your muscle endurance, the less fatigue you will experience towards the end of a long race... Read the full article here

  • Yoga For Cyclists

    Yoga, a practice that dates back many thousands of years, has great benefits for today’s cyclists. At its core, yoga is an exercise for the body and mind that leads to greater aerobic strength, flexibility and focus. Some of the most elite cyclists use yoga as part ... Read the full article here

  • Year Round Strength Training for cyclists

    A year-round strength and conditioning program for a cyclist is an essential aspect of training for every level of rider from beginner to elite. Strength training not only helps improve overall aerobic strength and endurance, it also prevents injury and promotes recovery... Read the full article here

  • Road Training for Mountain Bike Athletes

    For a competitive mountain bike athlete looking to improve, training with a road bike may not seem like a likely place to start. However, utilizing a road bike for a portion of training can not only lead to greater gains in mountain bike specific strength and endurance, it will ... Read the full article here

  • How Important is Anaerobic Energy in Cycling? Part 1

    When cycling, especially while racing, we use a mix of aerobic and anaerobic energy to create speed for the day. While sprinting hard to close a gap in a road race or powering up a steep climb on a dirt trail, you’re tapping into both aerobic and anaerobic metabolism to complete the task ... Read the full article here

  • How Important is Anaerobic Energy in Cycling? Part 2

    We all know we use a mix of aerobic and anaerobic energy in cycling...and sometimes it can feel like our anaerobic efforts (and thus anaerobic training) are more important. In part 1 of this series, we defined anaerobic vs. aerobic ... Read the full article here

  • Workouts and Drills to Prepare Yourself for Cyclocross Season

    Cyclocross courses usually involve many sharp turns, short steep hills, and barriers that either involve hopping over while on the bike or dismounting and running with the bike in hand. The duration of most cross races is between 45-60 minutes with most of the effort ... Read the full article here

  • Age and Performance

    There are many reasons to continue to train and race after the age of 40, well into your 50's, 60's and beyond. The theory that making athletic gains after 40 is a much greater task than it is in your 20's may not be as accurate as once thought. Sure, it is going to be harder, but... Read the full article here

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