Category: Fit to Be Tried- Julie’s Blog

  2016-02-23 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

O2fitness is now offering a 20 percent donation to Bike Like A Girl for anyone who mentions Bike Like A Girl when they sign up for bike fitting, gait analysis or contract for a year of coaching, paid in full. Bike Like A Girl founders Julie Young, Michelle Faurot and Sian Turner formed the organization …

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  2015-09-09 |   Category : announcements, events, Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog, news

Fall in to Fitness Special Maximize your off-season and cash in on this off-season special 16-week comprehensive, training program, including: Daily individualized training program, tailored to each individual’s current fitness, future goals and life schedule, posted on Training Peaks, a web-based coaching platform Endurance focused mobility-stability and strength program Sport-specific strength and endurance base building …

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  2015-09-04 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young, Head Coach of o2fitness and Director, Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab So many of you may be approaching a 10-miler as seasoned, experienced runners planning to improve performance (and stay injury-free, of course) while competing at the top of your game. The key to improving running performance is first and foremost …

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  2015-08-31 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young Preface: Fitting road, cyclo-cross and mountain bikes follows a similar formula; TT and Triathlon bikes depart from this formula. For this article, we will focus on the road bike. In part II of this three part series on the o2fitness-Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab bike fitting system we discussed aspects of …

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  2015-08-24 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young Preface: Fitting road, cyclo-cross and mountain bikes follows a similar formula; TT and Triathlon bikes depart from this formula. For this article, we will focus on the road bike. In part I we outlined the instrumental, investigative process, including the interview and physical assessment that takes place prior to the actual on-bike …

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  2015-08-19 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

This year, I joined two of my longtime athletes, and good friends, Sian and Andy at the Leadville 100-mile Mountain Bike Race. My Leadville-rasion d’etre was not in pursuit of individual results but rather a fully focused commitment to ride alongside, pace and support Sian and Andy. The goal – completing the 100-plus miles in …

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  2015-08-13 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young Preface: Fitting road, cyclo-cross and mountain bikes follows a similar formula; TT and Triathlon bikes depart from this formula. For this article, we will focus on the road bike. I enjoy the bike fitting process because it is not only an opportunity to help educate athletes about the importance of fit in …

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  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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  2015-05-08 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young, Owner/Head Coach, o2fitness; Director, Silver Sage Fitness and Sports Lab As the official training partner of the Race 178 running series in Reno, we have provided a series of training articles on how best to prepare for the demands of the specific events within the series. Each article also specifies the targeted …

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  2015-04-27 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young As the official training partner for the Race 178, running series, we provide, among other things, a series of training articles. Below is an article to help runners better prepare for the upcoming Reno-Tahoe Odyssey. Enjoy the read… When I was asked to write an article on what to do three days …

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