Month: June 2012

  2012-06-21 |   Category : Training Programs

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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  |   Category : Training Programs

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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  2012-06-20 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

 In the second installment on Western States fueling strategies we interview Matt Keyes (MK) and Jamie Frink (JF), two WS veterans and race ringers, to determine if life follows fact. Jamie’s resume includes three sub-24 hour WS finishes – 2009 8th, 2010 16th and 2011 14th. Matt has completed five WS races, with the most …

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  2012-06-17 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

Daniela Gauvin – member of the o2fitness Truckee Women’s Cycling Training Group – making it happen. No babysitter, no problem. Pictured here, Baby Romey Gauvin provides extra resistance for single leg pedaling drills and high cadence pedaling intervals, during a recent group workout. Its our version of Rocky-style, back to basic training. Watch out world …

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  |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

First installment in a two part series covering Western States Endurance Run fueling strategies. A friend once said that an ultra running aid station under any other circumstance would be a dream buffet – complete with cornucopia of candy, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches made to order, cookies of every make and model, potato chips …

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  2012-06-04 |   Category : clinics

Presented by Silver Sage Sports Performance Center in partnership with the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs, the series of informational workshops focus specifically on helping Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) 50K, 50M and 100M participants optimize their preparation from effective training, injury prevention and recovery strategies to nutrition. However, the workshops are open to all who …

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  |   Category : Athlete's Blog

For our ride today we wanted an alternative to going up Lincoln and the frontage roads to Applegate.  We found off the beaten path roads – ended up going through Christian Valley and up and down on the hills in Meadow Vista for a total of 28 miles and 2500 feet of climbing.  We took it …

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  2012-06-03 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

Auburn Cycling Training group graduation atop Donner Summit Our last hurrah! The end of an amazing 10 week Auburn cycling training group culminated in a mountain top finish up Old Hwy 40 then an exhilarating descent back to Donner lake and celebratory eats, drinks and conversation on the beach.   

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  |   Category : Athlete's Blog

I don’t know about you, but my needs and wants are constantly changing in life. I have found the same shifts to take place with athletic goals and desires as well. Once I acheieve a goal, such as becoming a faster and stronger cyclist, I reflect upon what’s next. Sometimes it means shifting what my …

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