I Love the Fall

Blog contribution by Silver Sage sponsored, Reno WheelWoman athlete, Lucie Oren…


I love the fall.  It’s my favorite season.  The colors are glorious and the temps are perfect for getting out on your bike or strapping on your running/hiking shoes.  Fall is also one of my most challenging periods of the year to stay disciplined.  Is it yours, too?  For myself, it brings with it an intense inner urge to eat loads of comfort food and to nest!  I find myself wanting to spend more time perusing the Internet for new recipes than getting out for a ride or run.  It also comes at a time of year when all I want to do is ride for fun and not “have to” workout.  We have all experienced that at one time or another, right?

This is where Julie Young from Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab comes in to play a very important role in my life.   Julie keeps me on track and in check.  Whether it’s via email, texts, or phone calls Julie is right here with me with tons of support, advice, and guidance.  And when she personally takes us out on a training ride or holds sessions at the gym I gain so much!

A few weeks ago Julie held one of our hands-on sessions that offered first-time instruction for some and review for others.  There were a variety of her athletes present.  Julie covered the nuts and bolts of cross training for hip, core, glute strength and flexibility.  The review, for me, was invaluable.  I felt soreness in places I had not felt before and am confident I’m back on track.


Julie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the mat that is science-based.  Regardless of your sport(s), not only will you reap the benefits of Julie, you get to work with one of the nicest persons out there!  Thanks Julie!