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  2013-02-13 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

  My experience at the Cal-Aggie crit was motivating, and it went well. I felt very strong throughout the race. I can completely see the benefits of our training intervals where we ramp up heart beat every 3-4 minutes. Totally felt that kind of effort during the race. In terms of tactics, it was difficult. …

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  2013-02-11 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Off the cuff, Ah-Ha moment, by Stephanie Mayberg, Team Rio Strada rider… The Sunday ride was tough, but good.  I saw most of the Rio gals finishing up as I was starting and got warned of severe Valley winds. Initially,  my mind took control and I almost bagged it and headed home…but I regrouped, took …

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  2013-01-16 |   Category : Uncategorized

This week, Dr. Pasternak and I had the opportunity to ParvoMed Vo2 and lactate threshold test two world-class paddlers, Jay Wild and Mike Gabor. The rhythmic paddling motion transformed the lab in to a tropical paradise – well maybe not. But it was thrilling to watch these guys’ power in action.  Jay is a multi-talented …

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  2013-01-11 |   Category : Uncategorized

Wow its January and time to start foundation phase training for Ironman Tahoe 2013. I look forward to training with and supporting a crop of new clients prepping for this inaugural Ironman – all with their own individual Ironman goals. What an opportunity in our Sierra backyard. Speaking recently with one of my Ironman clients, …

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  2012-12-28 |   Category : Uncategorized

Mission accomplished for the Rio Strada team, foundation phase training, which wraps the end of December. We had our final group structured workout for this phase last Thursday night, capitalizing on a starry-filled night to take training to the streets. The workout started with a warm-up spin to the Folsom dam road, which was the …

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  2012-12-27 |   Category : Uncategorized

 Last weekend, I completed the final class of a six month course, Advanced Functional Biomechanics of the Lower Quarter Principles of Evaluation and Treatment. (That’s a mouthful.) In the following two part post, I will share highlights from the final class, which focused on strategies to develop an individualized, effective functional movement strength program. This …

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  2012-12-04 |   Category : Uncategorized

Nature’s Bakery is an all-natural snack foods company that supports health conscious living and active lifestyles. At  “The Bakery”, we believe in keeping things simple, like our ingredients, and seeking balance in life by embracing nature, activity, nutrition and community. Our all natural fig bars are a delicious portable snacks that are great for kid’s lunches, …

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  2012-12-02 |   Category : Uncategorized
  2012-11-20 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

A conversation with Colene Crowley, Rio Strada Racer, on foundation phase training in the o2fitness-Rio Strada team training group… I am loving the training.  Despite the fact I do not do all of it.  Now, the rain!!! I can really do and like a controlled, planned, training session, there is a defined start and finish …

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  2012-11-18 |   Category : Uncategorized

Maximize Your Workouts with Silver Sage Sports Performance Center and o2fitness We are proud to announce new and improved services. Read on… Silver Sage Sports Performance Center has just installed the ParvoMedic True One Metabolic and Vo2Max testing cart. This is the unit currently in use at the US and Canadian Olypmic training-centers. The lactate …

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