Month: July 2015

  2015-07-30 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

**Disclaimer – this blog post was mentally crafted during a cyclo-cross sprint training session, so excuse its seeming edgy-aggressive tone. So last year at this time I was in the throes of a torn MCL, ACL and meniscus – the result of a series of events – a couple of encounters with enthusiastic dogs, and …

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  2015-07-24 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Achilles tendonitis re-focuses a runner’s goals The worst non-lethal injury known to the long distance runner, the despoiler of the best laid exercise plan, is a rupture of the thick white cable extending from calf to heel, known as the Achilles tendon. Runners can exert upwards of 16,000 pounds per square inch on the Achilles, …

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  2015-07-15 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

I am new to the RENO WHEELWOMEN cycling race team.  I am not a racer and was hesitant to join Reno Wheelwomen until I met Lucie Oren, (Reno Wheelwomen Cat 4), an avid woman cyclist racer and enthusiast.  Her enthusiasm for joining the team was the catalyst I was looking for to become a better …

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  2015-07-14 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by O2fitness Athlete, Heidi Littenberg This season, I chose to spend some time working on my time trial racing with the goal of participating in this year’s NCNCA District Championships and, hopefully, the USAC Masters National Championships.  I’m primarily a short-distance criterium racer who does best when I can draft off of other people.  …

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