Category: Athlete’s Blog

  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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  2016-04-28 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Taking care of the details with O2fitness athlete Lucie Oren. At the end of many of our workouts we’re supposed to do 15-20min. of high cadence.  Admittedly, I have often skipped these because I was more than ready to be done and off my trainer!  I love the snow, but weeks of riding the trainer …

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  2016-03-21 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Travis Boucher, o2fitness-athlete. Enjoy a recap of the race action from his first national level mountain bike race of the year. I was very surprised that I was going to LA for a mountain bike race when I got pulled out of school on Friday even though my parents had already paid for …

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  2016-03-08 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by O2fit-athlete, and Audi Team member, Michael Williams. Read on… My love of competing on my bike began at the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix (1975), when I borrowed my sister’s Schwinn Varsity to enter the race.  At 13, I entered and finished second place in my first criterium.  I thought “How cool is this?”  …

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  2016-03-07 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

o2fitness -athlete, Travis Boucher on a roll, winning last weekend. Take a read below of his race recap…Now its on to his first national level race at Bonelli. I was so excited for race #4 because I had my new carbon Specialized Stumpjumper Hardtail (carbon awesomeness on Strava). Oliver at Roseville Cyclery helped my parents …

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  2016-03-06 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

This blog post comes from, Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab sponsored, Sugar Bowl Elite Team member Spencer Eusden with insight into how he and teammate Emily Blackmer are preparing for the final SuperTour races of the year. These races will be help in the end of March in Craftsbury, Vermont and are some of …

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  2016-03-01 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by committed o2fitness-athlete Trixe Bradley. Enjoy the perspective from her first, fast and furious criterium. It was my first Crit race and I did not know what to expect.  I made myself a goal last year to throw myself into cycling and race as many races as I could.  Thankfully, I have had Julie …

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  2016-02-09 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Heidi Littenberg The Reno Wheelmen/Women just completed two days of focused training in Auburn, California.  Thirteen riders, including several from Project Hero City of Reno, headed over the hill to spend two days learning from Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab Director, and O2Fitness Head Coach, Julie Young. I have to start with …

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Blog contribution by o2fitness Hot Shot, Travis Boucher. Enjoy the Read… I woke upon Race day and felt great and ready to race. I knew I probably wasn’t going to get first because of the high school sport kids dropping down to race 2 laps instead of 3. I got to the race and felt …

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  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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