Entries by julieyoung

Project HERO Athlete Update

April Wolfe, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and Director of the Project HERO program provides this athlete update… Last week, Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab sponsored Project HERO athletes had the honor of riding with disabled veteran and US Paralympic Cyclist Steven Peace. Steven was a healthy, U.S. Navy Officer and a bicyclist, riding 200 miles a week.  […]

Just Like Starting Over

Below a post from Heidi Littenberg, Reno Wheelwomen and Silver Sage athlete. Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab has been the proud title sponsor of the Reno Wheelmen since 2007. Maybe John Lennon wrote his classic song, Starting Over, about me and my bikes?  It seems that way, as a summer full of work and […]

How to Avoid a Cold

Below a post from Silver Sage Sports sponsored, Far West Elite XC Ski Team member, Sabra Davison. How to avoid a cold… Winter is coming! It’s inevitable, and I’m excited! In short, every nordic skier this time of year is switching to power based explosive strength, are fine tuning their weaknesses, and are logging serious […]

IronMan Tahoe 2014

Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab athlete, Richard Medalen shares his experience prepping for Ironman Tahoe 2014, and dealing with the event’s surreal cancellation and resulting disappointment. True to Ironman athlete resiliency and persistence, Richard turned this disappointment in to opportunity. 2014 IronMan Experience In Sept 2013, I was in Tahoe and saw IronMan athletes […]

Sugar Bowl Academy Dials up Dry-Land Training

Below a post from Sugar Bowl Academy, Head Nordic Coach, Martin Benes… In the past couple of weeks, we have done two time trials. While many of our workouts were hampered by the smoke, we found some clear windows in the mornings before school to get out and do some hard efforts. One of these […]

“Rainy” day workout coaching tips

Below is an article we wrote to assist Girls on The Run (GOTR) coaches create a workout plan when confronted with circumstances curtailing normal activity, ie rainy or smokey days, or injuries. Photo: Smithridge STEM Academy student and GOTR participant with her coach, Sara Holm, (pictured on right), presented a thank you poster to Julie […]

Racing with confidence – Xterra National Championships

A post from Silver Sage sponsored athlete, Sian Turner Xterra was a second priority focus for me this year, with my season primarily organised around performing well at Leadville.  The mountain biking season seems to finish really early when it still feels like mid-summer so I had planned after Leadville to jump into the end […]