Month: December 2014

  2014-12-22 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

I love how Julie says, this time of year, do what you love, mix it up, enjoy those cross-training-endurance days! I have snowshoed a bunch since the beautiful white stuff has started falling in our area.  It’s such a great workout for the lower body.  I can really feel it in my quads, glutes, hips, …

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  2014-12-18 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

  The injured runner and running injuries – what a conundrum! A while back I had become increasingly frustrated by what seemed, a lack of science-based treatment plans for the injured runner. There also seemed a void on how to systematically return runners to sport, and prevent injuries. Running magazines, blogs and books seemed to …

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  2014-12-17 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Daryl Hataway’s final installment in his three part series, to read part I, click here, to read part II, click here My results were pretty cool to read and super eye opening.  I efficiently metabolize fats at a heart rate of 122-147, which is amazing to know during our strenuous workouts.  Even cooler, I found …

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December racing has taken the Elite Team across the globe. After the season openers in West Yellowstone, Sabra, Emily and Spencer traveled to Bozeman, MT for a second weekend of SuperTour racing. The Bohart Ranch course is known for its long, steep uphills and technical downhills, a killer combination that quickly made clear who has …

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  2014-12-11 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

Below is a collaborative piece based on an ongoing project between Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab and the developers of TrainerRoad software. We wanted to see how deriving threshold via lactate and power compared, contrasted and ultimately how the numbers stacked up. Recently, Chad and Reid from TrainerRoad performed lactate tests at Silver Sage …

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  2014-12-10 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

This is part II of Daryl Hataway’s three part series depicting his experience with Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab’s metabolic efficiency test. Click here  to read part I t My running shoes are slipped on and the upcoming process was explained. I was asked about my 10K time, about 48 minutes these days, not …

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  2014-12-09 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Sugar Bowl Academy Nordic Head Coach, Martin Benes, offers his thoughts on the importance and value of Vo2 testing his athletes… A couple of weeks ago we had the opportunity to bring our U18 athletes down to the Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab for VO2 max testing. While it was certainly fun get VO2 …

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

Below a post by Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab and O2fitness sponsored, ProjectHero Veteran and Athlete-Extraordinaire You’re sitting on the couch, polishing off the last of the pumpkin pie, when you realize you’re out of cool whip! You could lose an ear in some countries for running out of cool whip! Anyway, you drive …

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  2014-12-04 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

I am training Team Roseville Cyclery, and the other night we met for an off-bike training session. Below I provided a recap on how and why it is essential to cycling (as well as running) performance. I am a broken record, but in my experience, it is the less obvious elements in our training plan, …

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  2014-12-02 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Daryl Hataway, Mayberry Athletic Club General Manager and Personal Trainer, provides the first post in a series sharing his experience taking Silver Sage’s metabolic efficiency test…. I recently had the opportunity to have some pretty cool testing done, a Metabolic Efficiency Test at Silver Sage Fitness and Sport Lab.  I have written a short, three part …

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