Month: January 2016

  2016-01-25 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

O2-fitness athlete, Michelle Faurot shares her strategy to jump start her preparation phase of training. After a busy holiday season I knew it was time to jump-start my training.  I had a huge year on the bike last year training and racing RAAM and masters road nationals, but the holidays with lots of family visiting …

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O2fitness athlete,  JT Teerlink shares sincere reflections on the opportunities afforded when we continue to be willing and open to observe and learn. This perspective helps us to continue to improve and avoid the pitfalls of preconceived notions, leading to stagnation. Thanks JT for sharing. I love teaching the scientific method.  I teach my students …

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Contributed by O2fitness athlete, Lucie Oren. A couple of weekends ago, I was on the Calif. coast riding with six of my teammates. We were participating in the Coast Ride and riding our bikes from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 3 days. This meant an average of 128mi. per day.  Living in Reno with …

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  2016-01-21 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

By O2fitness athlete Travis Boucher… When I woke up, I didn’t really feel like racing although, once I got to the race, I knew I wanted to be there. It was a nice day and I felt great. I had 27 days of “green” on Training Peaks (greens=completed workouts) so I felt good. I accidentally …

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  2016-01-18 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Winter, the perfect opportunity to change it up. Below, reflections on winter training by O2fitness athlete, Heidi… WINTER!  We’re so fortunate to have so much snow here in the West (FINALLY!).  It’s been a joy to spend Sunday endurance days with friends and with my dogs doing snow sports.  With two Huskies, I’m guaranteed to …

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  Winter training inspiration by O2fitness-athlete, Sian Turner-Crespo For those of us living in regions that experience a real winter, November can signify the start of hours of slogging away indoors on a treadmill or trainer, or alternatively a period of exploring new outdoor sports and activities.  While there has to be a certain amount …

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  2016-01-11 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

O2fitness-athlete, Michelle Faurot, digs out, and reports in… Compared to last year when I was on my trainer maybe 2-3 times, this year is different.  Coach Julie Young has helped me incorporate snow training into my workouts.  While I’ve done some cross country skiing this winter, this past week was about taking advantage of fresh …

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