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Reno Wheelmen/Women, Sierra Foothill Training Camp

Contributed by Heidi Littenberg The Reno Wheelmen/Women just completed two days of focused training in Auburn, California.  Thirteen riders, including several from Project Hero City of Reno, headed over the hill to spend two days learning from Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab Director, and O2Fitness Head Coach, Julie Young. I have to start with […]

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TBF Race #2 MTB Classic 1/31/16

Blog contribution by o2fitness Hot Shot, Travis Boucher. Enjoy the Read… I woke upon Race day and felt great and ready to race. I knew I probably wasn’t going to get first because of the high school sport kids dropping down to race 2 laps instead of 3. I got to the race and felt […]

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Xterra Lake Tahoe Training Plan

Xterra Lake Tahoe presented by Big Blue Adventure Training Program Details Complete 8- week training program, starting July 2 $150 program fee -increases to $180 after June 27 Training plans available for the beginner to the racer gunning for a PR Plans provide daily science-based, structured, comprehensive training Training plans posted weekly on trainingpeaks.com and […]

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Lake Tahoe Triathlon Training Plan

Lake Tahoe Triathlon presented by Big Blue Adventure Training Program Details Complete 8- week training program, starting June 25 $150 program fee -increases to $180 after June 22 Training plans available for the beginner to the racer gunning for a PR Plans provide daily science-based, structured, comprehensive training Training plans posted weekly on trainingpeaks.com and […]

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Former Teammates, Team Up To Conduct World-Class Training Camps

Michael Sayers, current U23 National Team Director and former BMC Team director and professional cyclist and Julie Young, current Director of Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab, former US National A-Team member, World Championship Team member and Grand Tour winner have teamed-up again to provide a unique opportunity to experience World Tour level training camps. […]

Breaking Barriers Race Ride (2)

Breaking Barriers Women’s Race Ride

Check out the Breaking Barriers Women’s Race Ride we have created… There are bunches of training race rides (River Rides, Coffee Republic, Folsom Bike, Drop Ride, Wheelmen races, etc), which i think are invaluable training tools for leg speed, and dig-deep high intensity efforts. But I am hanging on by the skin of my chin […]

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Team City Junior Mock Race Clinic

Looking forward to Taking It To the Streets coaching the Sacramento Team City Juniors in a Mock Race. Its a great opportunity to share my experience and perspective on all of the ingredients that contribute to successful racing. It starts with the bike fit for efficiency and handling, and consistently following a well-structured training plan. […]

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Maximize Your Off-Season

Fall in to Fitness Special Maximize your off-season and cash in on this off-season special 16-week comprehensive, training program, including: Daily individualized training program, tailored to each individual’s current fitness, future goals and life schedule, posted on Training Peaks, a web-based coaching platform Endurance focused mobility-stability and strength program Sport-specific strength and endurance base building […]

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PR’ing a Fall 10-miler

By Julie Young, Head Coach of o2fitness and Director, Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab So many of you may be approaching a 10-miler as seasoned, experienced runners planning to improve performance (and stay injury-free, of course) while competing at the top of your game. The key to improving running performance is first and foremost […]

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Bike fitting: It’s not rocket science, but it is systematic – Part III

By Julie Young Preface: Fitting road, cyclo-cross and mountain bikes follows a similar formula; TT and Triathlon bikes depart from this formula. For this article, we will focus on the road bike. In part II of this three part series on the o2fitness-Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab bike fitting system we discussed aspects of […]

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