Category Archives: Fitness

Power to the People! A Product Review of PowerCal from CycleOps

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter May 2014 About a year ago, I dipped my toes into the water and started shopping for a power meter.  I wanted to use it to measure my progress with … Continue reading

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Estimating Your Own VO2 Max and Your “Fitness Age”

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter December 2013 Endurance sports such as cycling, running, rowing, etc are all types of exercise where one of the major factors of performance is how much oxygen your body can transport … Continue reading

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Scientific Investigations into the Foam Roller

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter November 2013 If you’ve followed my articles over the past few years, you’ll know that I frequently encourage cyclists to use foam rollers in their stretching and exercise recovery plans. In … Continue reading

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Preventing Injuries When Starting a Group Fitness Class & Fitness Bootcamp

It’s December, and right now, many people are looking ahead to the end of the holidays and kicking off their new year with fitness goals! Group fitness classes and bootcamp style classes are very popular choices that are attracting many … Continue reading

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Mastering Movement for a Better Ride: Upper Spine Flexibility

Mastering Movement for a Better Ride: Upper Spine Flexibility By Dr. Andy Rosser, Downtown Olympia originally published in the Capital Bicycling Club Newsletter Sept 2012 edition One frequent complaint that cyclists come to me about is pain at the base … Continue reading

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