Entries by Jackie Shelton

Celebrating 10 Years of Support for 1% For the Planet

Silver Sage  is celebrating 10 years of membership with 1% For the Planet, and has donated more than $116,000 to area environmental groups since January 2007 through this partnership. By participating in the 1% For The Planet program, member businesses commit to donate one percent of their sales directly to the sustainability-oriented nonprofit(s) of their choosing, after […]

When Muscles Aren’t Firing Properly

Renee Elsdon Jacobs had been struggling with Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) for more than two years. This occurs when the iliotibial band, the ligament that runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the knee, is tight or inflamed. Renee wasn’t sure what caused it, but it was creating tension in her […]

Refining Your Power

For the last three and a half years, Jimmy Lockie has been participating in running races, triathlons and a half Iron Man. Now he’s set his sights on Ironman Canada, taking place in Whistler, BC in July 2017. While he’s had success, he hasn’t had the kind of results he was looking for. He started […]

Going with Your Strengths

Teal Stetson-Lee has been an athlete for most of her life, growing up as a Nordic ski racer in Durango, Colorado and participating in three Junior Olympics. At the age of 20, she discovered mountain biking and cyclocross. She won the 2009 Collegiate Cyclocross Nationals for Fort Lewis College and then joined the Professional Cal […]

The Science Behind Your Metabolism

Endurance athletes have a number of challenges when preparing for competition. There is the sheer volume of training hours required for a four to six-hour event, but also how to manage intensity and fueling during workouts. Not surprisingly, performance is directly related to how well athletes understand their bodies’ metabolism and fueling needs, during training […]

Prepare for Donner Lake Triathlon

Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab is presenting two clinics to help attendees prepare for the 35th Donner Lake Triathlon, held in Truckee, Calif., July 23-24, 2016.  The event features an epic setting, a beautiful and challenging course and is located very near Truckee and North Lake Tahoe. 2016 also marks the 6th annual Donner […]

Running is a Whole Body Sport

Interest in running recreationally and competitively is experiencing a meteoric rise.  The starting place for many interested in becoming a more serious runner is often a shoe store. Budding runners will invest in a new pair of running shoes believing the shoes will improve performance and prevent injury. Purchasing shoes sometimes includes a “gait analysis” […]

Prepare for Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs

Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab is presenting two clinics to help attendees prepare for the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs, taking place July 16, 2016. The 55K, 50M and 100M races will will be run on single-track trails and dirt roads within Spooner State Park and on the Tahoe Rim Trail located within the […]