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Winter Spin

We hope you will join us for the 2016-2017 edition of winter cycling!  This winter we are excited get underway at Maine Running Company (309 Marginal Way), a Computrainer suite linking 8 units, and 24 Kurt Kinetic Fluid trainers for participants.  The 2016 – 2017 season will include Monday and Wednesday AM and PM classes, and a Saturday morning Endurance ~90-120 min. sessions. Drop-Ins are welcome for any sessions!

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Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Fights is back for the 5th year!  Friday Night Fights, indoor cycle racing, is a fun and social way to challenge yourself during the winter season… perfect for baseline fitness testing, a race amongst friends, and/or as a high quality workout.  Each event consists of a time trial on a pre-selected course, generally btwn 10 and 20 min. in raw length and is performed on a Computrainer.  Trainers are also provided for warmup and cooldown.  Wave starts will be performed in 30 min. increments between 3 and 7:00 PM and ~30 min. warmup prior to wave start is strongly encouraged.  Register for the Series or individual races with your preferred time slot on the link below.  Male and Female overall series champions will be determined as best 3 results out of the 4 race series.  Stay tuned for 2015-2016 race dates.

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Winter Rowing “…Not so gently downstream”

The Sustainable Athlete is now offering indoor rowing classes.  Rowing addresses two common limiters for endurance athletes: flexibility and core.  This class will cover the spectrum, from learning proper rowing technique on the Concept 2 rowing machine to pushing fitness to new levels.  Rowing incorporates the entire body into every stroke, offering tremendous gains in strength and aerobic capacity and unparalleled caloric burn for the time invested.  Push individual fitness while feeling the energy of the ultimate team sport! Contact doug@thesustainableathlete.com with any questions regarding private or semi-private rowing instruction.

Winter Rowing will return, classes capped at 5 individuals.

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2017 Strength and Core mid-day class

**The winter session of Strength for Endurance Athletes will pick up again in mid-January. The class offers a fast-paced and strength-specific routine that focuses on core, stability and single-leg movement. Short bouts of plyos and cardio will complement the functional strength work, and no two days are ever the same. Come prepared for an excellent workout while prepping your body for an injury-free season!

The class is led by Sustainable Athlete Coach Sarah Russell who recently returned from 2 years in Spain where she trained all levels of runners and triathletes. Sarah is a world-class competitive triathlete who tries her best to convince people that strength work is a critical component to an endurance athlete’s training and success! In class she will meet you at your level of comfort and adapt all exercises to one’s ability.

When: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12-1pm
Dates: Starting January 18th, ending March 29th
Cost: first class free then $175
Visit Instagram: to learn more of Sarah’s classes and routines @sustainable.athlete.endurance
Text: for questions or to register, 207-749-3489
Email:  sarah@thesustainableathlete.com

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TRX Strength Training For Endurance Athletes

TRX Suspension Training uses body weight to perform 300+ exercises that target development of power, flexibility, core strength and endurance.  This class will be a fun way to incorporate strength training into your endurance routine.  TRX is incorporated in the “Sustainable Core and More” Class described above.

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