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  2016-09-02 |   Category : Uncategorized

Teal Stetson-Lee has been an athlete for most of her life, growing up as a Nordic ski racer in Durango, Colorado and participating in three Junior Olympics. At the age of 20, she discovered mountain biking and cyclocross. She won the 2009 Collegiate Cyclocross Nationals for Fort Lewis College and then joined the Professional Cal …

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  2016-08-31 |   Category : Uncategorized

As one of the great Yogi Berra quotes states: “Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.” That quote, well at least the premise of it, could not be any more true. During my peak race of the year, the Leadville Trail 100 MTB, I found myself kicking in to plan B …

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  2016-08-29 |   Category : Uncategorized

Retrospection by Andy Buckley Nice, France – July 14th, 2016 As we sat on my lawn on a beautiful Thursday before our Tahoe Trail Race, enjoying a wonderful dinner with our likeminded friends, a maniac in France drove a truck through the crowded seafront of a Nice Bastille Day celebration. The next day was our …

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  2016-08-28 |   Category : Uncategorized

“While competing in my first 3 full IRONMAN triathlons, I was content to simply finish comfortably with gradual time improvements in each race.  This season I decided to make a concerted effort to be much more competitive.  I began by incorporating exercises and recommendations learned from a run gait analysis performed by Julie last year.  …

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  2016-08-23 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Endurance athletes have a number of challenges when preparing for competition. There is the sheer volume of training hours required for a four to six-hour event, but also how to manage intensity and fueling during workouts. Not surprisingly, performance is directly related to how well athletes understand their bodies’ metabolism and fueling needs, during training …

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  2016-07-15 |   Category : Uncategorized

  I was out riding this weekend on a 6inch full suspension trail bike, pedaling uphill at no particular speed to take full advantage of my ‘big’ bike on the rock gardens and downhill.  This morning I was riding lift accessed downhill terrain on that same bike, complete with full face helmet, goggles, and pads …

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  2016-07-01 |   Category : Uncategorized

Enjoy this read from O2fit-athlete, Jimmy Lockie on his Coeur de L’Alene 70.3 triathlon. Reflections on strengths and weakness, areas where we have made gains, and a re-set and refocus on training to continue to improve our performance weak links… First off let me start with a couple of things. Thank you for helping me …

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  2016-06-30 |   Category : Uncategorized

A post by Lucie Oren, on keeping it fresh and fun by seizing new opportunities to continue to learn and improve. Enjoy the read…   It is always good to try new things, wouldn’t you agree?  It keeps life exciting, interesting, fun, and challenging!  In my case, this “new thing” is not only seriously pushing …

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  2016-06-29 |   Category : Uncategorized

A thought provoking and inspiring contribution by Laurie Marlowe, full-time physical therapist, wife and o2fit-athlete, who has discovered that small consistent deposits add up. Here Laurie is seen, crushing it at the Alta Alpina new and improved (ie harder than heck) Death Ride. There is a quote attributed to Voltaire which goes. “Great is the enemy of …

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  2016-06-28 |   Category : Uncategorized

With consistent, progressive quality work and rest, the sky is the limit for fitness. Here o2-fit athlete, JoAnn lets her training do the talking at the Broken Arrow Sky Race

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