Month: August 2013

  2013-08-23 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

I never in a million years, did I think I would feel bad after running 16 miles from Incline Village past Tahoe City and back. I’m not referring to the achy legs, sore back, and drained feeling.  I actually felt like I got in trouble for running so much. Here’s the deal… two weeks after …

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  |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Eating properly before, during, and after every long ride has been crucial in providing the energy I need. I make sure I eat a decent meal of ground turkey, spinach, and quinoa about a half hour before I ride. I’ve been a fitness competitor and I still train and diet like one so I’m used …

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  2013-08-21 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

Working with elite high school lacrosse player Matt, post knee surgery, returning him, new and improved, to his sport. To achieve lasting results we implement Movement Performance Institute methodology (read more at coaching plans – return to sport). But its ultimately Matt’s understanding and ability to connect the dots  to his long-term goals, coupled with …

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  2013-08-20 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Dunnigan Hills Race Report- W4 I am not a sprinter.  In 2012, my first year racing, it seemed like the entire field would pass me at the end.  I just didn’t know how to go fast enough.  This year, I worked with Julie and she convinced me that I could position myself and sprint. I …

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  2013-08-15 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Below – Rexanne Hughes, Rio Strada Cycling team member, offers reflections on summer training plan and workouts… Hi Julie- I have thoroughly enjoyed training with you.  You have been so completely professional, encouraging, motivating, inspirational and insightful.  Before I started training with you, I was a bit doubtful of my abilities to race and train …

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