Category: Athlete’s Blog

  2019-06-04 |   Category : Athlete's Blog, Featured Athletes

What do you do in real life? I am a technology consultant. My company is focused on software systems implementations for mid-market businesses. What are your weaknesses? I tend to over-train – which inevitably leads to some kind of overuse injury, burnout or other complication. Why are you training? For life, generally. I don’t really …

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  2019-05-29 |   Category : Athlete's Blog, Featured Athletes

What do you do in real life?    I live in New York City, and am a senior business executive with more than 30-years experience and expertise in building high impact products and services for financial services and natural resources industries. I am the Founder of Innovation Factory, a company focused on creating and implementing technology solutions …

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  2019-01-31 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Bike Fit Follow Up with Chris DeMattei   Recently we had the pleasure of having Chris DeMattei in our studio to get his fit feeling right for his 2019 racing season. Chris is a local to NorCal racing the master’s category in the NCNCA as well as cyclocross and many organized Grand Fondos. We caught …

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  2015-09-16 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by O2-fit athlete, Hanging-in-there-tough-Heidi Littenberg USA Cycling Masters National Championships, held September 9th through the 12th, marked the end of my 2015 racing season.  The dates have been circled on my calendar since exactly one year ago.  In 2014, I registered, but couldn’t attend because I was sitting behind a computer monitor all summer …

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  2015-09-04 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Below Trixie Bradley, dedicated and talented o2fitness- athlete shares her fist foray in to the road racing scene.. It was an early morning as I ventured my way to Winter’s to take place in my FIRST official road race.  My husband was working so I dropped the kids off at grandmas and was off on …

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  2015-08-31 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by O2fit- athlete, Coby Rowe I decided to hire a coach for Cyclocross as I found myself loving cycling even more. I started working with Julie Young in late spring 2014.  I had really come to love Cyclocross and wanted to get faster to move up into Category 3 with the goal to someday …

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  2015-08-07 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab sponsored, Reno Tahoe Junior Cycling Team member, Drew Swall. For the Reno Tahoe Junior Cycling team, the entire season has been building to this race. The National Championships. Taking place in Mammoth, California, Nationals was big. Not “Sea Otter big”, but big in importance. Sea Otter was big in …

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  2015-08-05 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by physically and mentally gritty o2fitness athlete, Laurie Marlowe, who committed, invested and diligently trained to tap and realize her potential at the Death Ride… One cold evening last December as I sat in front of my laptop, my thoughts turned to the Death Ride.   It’s been remotely in my radar for a number …

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  2015-07-24 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Achilles tendonitis re-focuses a runner’s goals The worst non-lethal injury known to the long distance runner, the despoiler of the best laid exercise plan, is a rupture of the thick white cable extending from calf to heel, known as the Achilles tendon. Runners can exert upwards of 16,000 pounds per square inch on the Achilles, …

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  2015-07-15 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

I am new to the RENO WHEELWOMEN cycling race team.  I am not a racer and was hesitant to join Reno Wheelwomen until I met Lucie Oren, (Reno Wheelwomen Cat 4), an avid woman cyclist racer and enthusiast.  Her enthusiasm for joining the team was the catalyst I was looking for to become a better …

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