Category: Athlete’s Blog

  2015-05-29 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Lucie Oren, committed O2fit-athlete… Don’t be afraid to push yourself and more importantly, listen to your coach and team director!   Last Saturday, I tested my limits during a crit and pushed hard during the race.  I tried to chase after three Cat. 3’s as they made a break-away and seriously spent some gas.  …

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  2015-05-19 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by O2fitness athlete, Lucie Oren… Women’s professional cycling started strong in the 1970’s and was recognized as an Olympic sport in 1984.   “Still, the pro women continue to struggle for fairness and recognition in this male dominated sport”.  (Half the Road, 2014) A few weeks ago, Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab and The …

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  2015-05-15 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Ian Meintjes, Reno-Tahoe Junior Cycling Team Member and Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab sponsored athlete. Sea Otter Classic Here it is: the race that every mountain bike racer from Downhill to Cross Country dreams of, the Sea Otter Classic hosted by Subaru.  This is the place that the beginners see the professionals …

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Contributed by Zach Waymire, Reno-Tahoe Junior Cycling Team member, and Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab sponsored athlete. Enjoy the read… The Reno-Tahoe Junior Cycling team’s race schedule was filled for the month of April. Basically almost every weekend was filled with a race. The first stop of the second weekend of April was the NorCal …

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

Contributed by Heidi-hanging-in-there-tough Littenberg, and o2fitness committed athlete… Lately, it’s been difficult to remember Julie’s mantra that races are a way to express hard work, rather than focusing on just the result.  When life is stressful, sometimes that lift from a good result helps raise the spirits, even if it is temporary.  But for me, …

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  2015-04-30 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Sian Turner, O2fit-awesome-athlete! I love those races when as a result of consistent diligent training (and having fun while we are at it) we surprise even ourselves with our performance and results. Sian did just that this past weekend at the Xterra West Championships taking a much deserved win! Read on… Every year …

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  2015-04-29 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Bridget Webster, Bike Like A Girl RAAM 2015 team member. O2fitness is the official training partner of the Bike Like A Girl RAAM team, in their pursuit of a course record, and sponsor in their fundraising efforts for world-wide causes. Throughout my years of bike riding, I would say I’ve had a comfortable …

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  2015-04-27 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Kristin Seibert, member of the o2fitness-trained Bike Like A Girl RAAM 2015 team. The last time I was asked this question on a regular basis was two years ago when my belly was swollen with a growing baby girl, and my husband and I were preparing for our lives to be completely turned …

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  2015-04-15 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Sian Turner, o2athlete stand-out,  her Spring Cycling Camp Diary below… The hidden road cyclist in me jumped at the chance to join Julie’s 3-day Spring Training camp in Reno this past weekend.  Comprised of mainly Reno Wheelwomen, plus a couple of brave guys, and me, the 20 of us knew we were in …

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  2015-04-14 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by O2fitness Uber-Athlete, Michelle Faurot… I’m part of the second only 8 women team to compete in the Race Across America (RAAM) this June.  As planning for RAAM goes, we were late to the gate, deciding to put together our team and crew this past summer.  Administrative and logistical work immediately took its toll …

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