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  2013-04-06 |   Category : Announcements

We at Silver Sage Sports Performance Center and o2fitness are pleased to support and sponsor the SuperTour. We will be hosting several presentations over the two week schedule of events, including Hydration and Nutrition for Skiing, Techniques of the Pros, and Off-Snow Stability and Mobility Strategies for Improved On-Snow Efficiency and Performance. Technique of the …

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  2013-03-19 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

I started running fifteen years ago and racing seriously, at a national level, twelve years ago.  After being in a sport for that long, there are bound to be some glorified high points and some lower than you’d like to remember.  I had a seven year low.  My high school career, especially late, had been …

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  2013-02-19 |   Category : Uncategorized

Mission accomplished on the inaugural Rio winter training camp. The motivation in organizing (with the help of Bev McInnes, team director) the camp was to help the team understand the value of variety in their training. The winter training camp took place at Tahoe Donner in Truckee, and it kicked off with a social gathering …

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  2013-02-18 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Heidi’s Folsom BP Criterium  The first race of the season is always an overly nervous experience.  Several days before the event, my mind starts being consumed by it.  Have I trained enough?  Am I fitter than last year?  Everyone else has been training just as hard or harder.  Will I be able to keep up …

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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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