Entries by Jackie Shelton

A Lifetime of Wellness by Brad Rassler

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, […]

Reno 10-miler Training Plan for Beginning Runners

You have the best of intentions: You’re signed up to run a 10-miler. But many beginning runners find themselves overwhelmed as to how, and where to start training, as they gear up for the big race. Every runner, new or experienced, needs to prepare themselves mentally and physically for the specific event’s demands. The key […]

10-Miler PR Training Plan for Advanced Runners

The key to improving running performance is first and foremost staying injury-free. In our experience, runners can insure against injury by investing in consistent purposeful hip and trunk stability exercises, global mobility (joints, muscle length, soft tissues), quality work and quality rest, and a gradually progressed training program. There should be a clear objective to […]

Silver Sage Sports & Fitness Lab to Present at Tahoe Ultra Camps 2015

  Reno, NV (May 15, 2015) – Dr. Andrew Pasternak, of Silver Sage Sports & Fitness Lab, will be presenting on “Hyponatremia in Ultramarathoners” as part of the Tahoe Ultra Camps endurance training, June 12 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. For more information on the Tahoe Ultra Camps, visit tahoeultracamps.fitzgeraldendurancecoaching.com. “Hyponatremia is the medical term […]

Race 178, Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Training Chalk Talk

While the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey is, for some, an opportunity to partake in a progressive pajama party with BFFs and a little running thrown in along the way, that experience will be enhanced and injuries avoided if consistent preparation is in place. Below is food for thought as you embark on this memorable all-night adventure. The […]

Business Owner Makes Time on Bike Count

Klaus Grimm did not plan on becoming a bike racer. When he began working with Julie Young and Silver Sage Sports & Fitness Lab, the 40-something business owner just wanted to shed some pounds and add structure to his workouts. Along the way he discovered that with the right training, good nutrition and personal focus, […]

Fresh Training Approach Reinvigorates Triathlete

Sian Turner started training with Julie Young at Silver Sage Sports & Fitness Lab in November of 2013. She had been an active XTERRA triathlete, but with inconsistent results. In 2014, she knew she wanted to target more cycling events and wanted cycling-specific training to get her performances and results where she wanted them to […]