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We Are Capable of More than We Do!

Contributed by Lucie Oren, committed O2fit-athlete… Don’t be afraid to push yourself and more importantly, listen to your coach and team director!   Last Saturday, I tested my limits during a crit and pushed hard during the race.  I tried to chase after three Cat. 3’s as they made a break-away and seriously spent some gas.  […]

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Bike Like a Girl – Cycling Camps and Half the Road documentary

Contributed by O2fitness athlete, Lucie Oren… Women’s professional cycling started strong in the 1970’s and was recognized as an Olympic sport in 1984.   “Still, the pro women continue to struggle for fairness and recognition in this male dominated sport”.  (Half the Road, 2014) A few weeks ago, Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab and The […]

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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 […]

Clinics

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Tahoe Trail 100-Leadville Qualifier Course Recon

Event Date:         June 7 and June 28, 2015 Overview (What/Where):       Join Julie Young, 2011 Tahoe Trail 100 winner and multiple-podium finisher for FREE Tahoe Trail 100 Course Previews being held on Sunday, June 7 and Sunday, June 28 at 9:00 am. What the course preview includes: Overview of the course (One Lap) Race Tips […]

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Truckee Trail Running Group

Training Program Details Complete 12-week weekly group training Starts June 1 Weekly group workouts Monday 7am, on various Truckee trails depending on the specific workout $180 program fee by May 25 -increases to $220 after May 25 Minimum fitness requirement: must be able to run 5 miles Training group open to all who want to […]

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Spring Cycling Camp

April 10-12, Reno, Nevada A robust three days, providing take-away training tools, including on-bike structured intensity, and off-bike mobility and stability exercises. This power-packed camp will provide a comprehensive approach to improve your cycling performance. April 10th (Friday) — Am session – warm up to include hip activation part I, and movement prep; On bike […]

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Race 178, 10-miler – Key Components to a PR Training Plan

By Julie Young, Owner/Head Coach, o2fitness; Director, Silver Sage Fitness and Sports Lab As the official training partner of the Race 178 running series in Reno, we have provided a series of training articles on how best to prepare for the demands of the specific events within the series. Each article also specifies the targeted […]

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You’ve Scratched the RTO Off Your Bucket List. Now What?

By Julie Young As the official training partner for the Race 178, running series, we provide, among other things, a series of training articles. Below is an article to help runners better prepare for the upcoming Reno-Tahoe Odyssey. Enjoy the read… When I was asked to write an article on what to do three days […]

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Half the Road to Benefit Bike Like A Girl Cycling Camps

Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab and The Reno Wheelmen Present: HALF THE ROAD Wednesday, May 6th 6:00PM to 10:00PM The Peppermill, Tuscan Ballroom Suggested donation of $10 at the door and silent auction Light food to be provided.  Cash bar. Please join us for a celebration of women’s cycling in conjunction with the women’s […]

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