Month: May 2014

  2014-05-27 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

So what is the motivation of your core workout? Is it abs of steal or making the SI bikini issue? Don’t waste your workouts by leaving them on the mat, make that investment work for you in movement. As with most of our training – we need to change our mindset and that holds true with our core stability workouts as …

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  2014-05-23 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

A regularly occurring blog post from o2fitness athlete and author, Brad Rassler SO IT’S MARIN COUNTY in the 1960s, see, and there’s this great all-star distance runner by the name of Wes Holman. Wes was the pride of the North Bay; he was hungry and fast and he even qualified for the ’64 Olympics in the 10K. Holman was poor. He …

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  2014-05-12 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Alright, alright, alright. The body walks, runs and then sits and grumbles. Falls to the chair. Rises to run. Falls. Rises. Falls. Rises. And the consequence of all that standing up and sitting down? Sore glutes. That’s what makes this project compelling: I’m training for my life rather than for a mere event. I’m competing against myself …

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  2014-05-10 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

JoBerg2c Andy’s Adventure Concludes… We Rode the Beloved Country! 7am start and we were all excited to get this thing going.  We again were in group G, so we got American and jumped into group E.  2 minute gaps for each group. Today I had the best legs of the week.  I knew in five minutes …

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JoBerg2c   Leaving the Free State to enter KwaZulu Natal. Back on the bike for a frosty 1degree start.  We rode into the valley mist on district roads to find a climb to the escarpment. Terrain that in some ways resembles Zion with singletrack over slick rock. Stunning views into Natal led to an epic …

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  |   Category : Athlete's Blog

 Congratulations to Andy Buckley,  o2fitness athlete, on his South African success! Below the first of several blog posts from Andy’s diary account of the nine, life-changing days… joBerf2c The Route is King – 99.5% off-road, Subaru track (actually, Jeep track but we cannot say Jeep), tons of single-track, rural secondary roads and very little district …

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  2014-05-09 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

JoBerg2c Andy’s Odyssey Continues…  On day 4 our team GC ranking was 69th, we were actually doing quite well-things change and new opportunities arise. Today we started in batches of 100.  We were batch G, the last.  Due to splintered team results we now ‘didn’t count’.  And yet three amazing things happened today. 1. Josh …

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  2014-05-07 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

JoBerg2c  Andy’s Adventure, continues… A warmer and later start time today, and we were all prepared to hammer hard to get into a good group ready for the S-track at 15km.  However, when it rains, sometimes it pours.  As I’m getting better, Josh had no GO.  (As it turns out he has IT, and in …

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  2014-05-06 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Day 6- JoBerg2c , Kamberg to Underberg- 91km and a climb day of 2000m Andy, o2fitness athlete’s South African adventure continues… Well hopefully as I write this my GI issues are behind me (no pun).  Today was a mostly district road traverse of mountain passes with a little tech S-track here and there.  Not a …

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  2014-05-04 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

   Day 2-3 JoBerg2c – well the last 48hours have been eventful. Day 2 was our first day of true racing. High paced start at -2 celsius made for cold hands and feet.  By7:30 it warmed enough to strip layers and settle in for more farm singletrack and backcountry roads. 93km went fast and we were …

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