Month: May 2015

  2015-05-29 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

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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  2015-05-19 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

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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  2015-05-15 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Ian Meintjes, Reno-Tahoe Junior Cycling Team Member and Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab sponsored athlete. Sea Otter Classic Here it is: the race that every mountain bike racer from Downhill to Cross Country dreams of, the Sea Otter Classic hosted by Subaru.  This is the place that the beginners see the professionals …

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  |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Zach Waymire, Reno-Tahoe Junior Cycling Team member, and Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab sponsored athlete. Enjoy the read… The Reno-Tahoe Junior Cycling team’s race schedule was filled for the month of April. Basically almost every weekend was filled with a race. The first stop of the second weekend of April was the NorCal …

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  2015-05-11 |   Category : clinics

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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  2015-05-08 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

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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  2015-05-05 |   Category : clinics

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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  |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Heidi-hanging-in-there-tough Littenberg, and o2fitness committed athlete… Lately, it’s been difficult to remember Julie’s mantra that races are a way to express hard work, rather than focusing on just the result.  When life is stressful, sometimes that lift from a good result helps raise the spirits, even if it is temporary.  But for me, …

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