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  2017-01-31 |   Category : Uncategorized

Photography by Daphne Houghard Sian Turner Crespo grew up immersed in sports, from figure skating and field hockey to golf, tennis and cricket. As a young adult, she discovered competitive cycling and jumped into XTERRA races, qualifying for both the U.S. and World Championships in her first season in 2011. She quickly progressed in the …

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  2017-01-14 |   Category : Uncategorized

  I don’t know about you, but for me embracing my strengths has been a battle.  I take for granted my God given talents and insanely continue to look at the things that are most difficult for me.  I have justified in my head that it is good to look at things I am not …

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  I don’t know about you, but for me embracing my strengths has been a battle.  I take for granted my God given talents and insanely continue to look at the things that are most difficult for me.  I have justified in my head that it is good to look at things I am not …

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  2016-12-15 |   Category : Uncategorized

Renee Elsdon Jacobs had been struggling with Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) for more than two years. This occurs when the iliotibial band, the ligament that runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the knee, is tight or inflamed. Renee wasn’t sure what caused it, but it was creating tension in her …

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  2016-10-17 |   Category : Uncategorized

Does off-season mean we hibernate and curl up in a comatose state on the couch with a bag of chips? Maybe not.Off-season provides an invaluable opportunity to give yourself a mental and physical hall pass from single sport focus structure. It is the time to step back and enjoy the opportunity of mental and physical variety. …

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Transitioning from road biking to mountain biking ignited a new passion in my life. Of course my wife, Meghan, and son, Walker, are my biggest passion and first priority. But we all need our personal outlets, and I’ve always needed to push myself in some fun, outdoor adventure. I’m 45, challenges are different now. Working …

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  2016-10-16 |   Category : Uncategorized

“You got this!”  Three words – three words that offered unexpected strength and encouragement throughout the course of a nearly 9-hour day spent in the saddle.  Three words exchanged in a casual text conversation the night before my race with my coach, Julie.  These words got me up endless ascents, and they rang in my …

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  2016-09-21 |   Category : Uncategorized

For the last three and a half years, Jimmy Lockie has been participating in running races, triathlons and a half Iron Man. Now he’s set his sights on Ironman Canada, taking place in Whistler, BC in July 2017. While he’s had success, he hasn’t had the kind of results he was looking for. He started …

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  2016-09-14 |   Category : Uncategorized

Interest in running recreationally and competitively is experiencing a meteoric rise.  The starting place for many interested in becoming a more serious runner is often a shoe store. Budding runners will invest in a new pair of running shoes believing the shoes will improve performance and prevent injury. Purchasing shoes sometimes includes a “gait analysis” …

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  2016-09-09 |   Category : Uncategorized

Whether you’re dipping your toes into the world of cycling, or you’re already an experienced rider, a professional bike fit may be the key to a more comfortable and efficient ride. What’s a Bike Fit?A bike fit is a series of measurements and adjustments used to fine-tune a bike to its rider. A bike fit …

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