22 04, 2015

WCA “Personal Gold” Private Screening at Kalyra Winery May 2nd

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Please join us for WCA Movie Night at Kalyra Winery for Private Screening of “Personal Gold” hosted by WCA and Kalyra Winery.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Kalyra Winery
343 N.Refugio Rd., Santa Ynez. CA 93460
6:00pm Meet & Greet
Olympic Medalists Dotsie Bausch & Tamara Christopherson
At Dusk Private Screening of “Personal Gold”
Ticket price $25 includes dinner from Tacos Amigos (veg option)
Raffle for great giveaways – including Amgen TOC prizes
Proceeds from the event benefit the WCA.

Online ticket sales are closed for this event. You may purchase tickets at the door for $25 each. Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you tonight!

20 04, 2015



The support and media interest in women’s cycling continues to gain momentum as Voxwomen, the world’s first dedicated online women’s cycling channel, has today announced that it has been appointed as an official marketing partner for the 2015 Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race empowered by SRAM.

The inaugural UCI women’s stage race, which runs from Friday, May 8 to Sunday, May 10, covers some of the toughest yet most spectacular roads in the Golden State. And Voxwomen will be there to capture all of the action. From behind the scenes footage and exclusive interviews to rider secrets and race reporting – viewers will get an exclusive insight into the women’s professional peloton like never before.

Anthony McCrossan, Voxwomen Founder and UCI Women’s World Cup commentator, said: “The Amgen Tour of California is world-renowned for offering some of the most exciting professional racing on the UCI calendar so we’re honored to be able to work with such a highly-regarded stage race – particularly as they have also recognized the need for further women’s racing and industry support.

“At Voxwomen, we strive to give professional women’s cycling a voice and this is a fantastic opportunity to showcase the female athletes that are racing in the Amgen Tour of California. Our coverage will allow their personalities to shine alongside their race results. We want riders of all ages to be inspired, and to aspire to be like these women who are just as competitive and tough as their male counterparts.

“Our Voxwomen team will be working hard to cover the insightful as well as the fun elements of competition throughout the week. The Amgen Tour of California Women’s race route has something for every type of rider, [...]

12 04, 2015

April Nutrition Blog

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Our April Nutrition Blog features Dr. Stacy Sims, Co-Founder of Osmo Nutrition. We asked Stacy for a sample meal plan for the workday with two-a-day workouts.

With two-a-day training sessions, there are several goals to keep in mind. The first is hydrating and fueling for the first workout to be able to effectively achieve the stress needed to trigger adaptations. The second goal is to recover quickly from this workout, maintain even energy throughout the busy work day, and boost energy for the second workout. The final goal is to recover well from the second workout to hit it all again the next day. (An additional complication may be fatigue and calorie intake- with fatigue, an increase in carbohydrate cravings occurs; and inadequate recovery will promote fatigue and cravings; which may increase overall calorie intake). The overarching idea to mitigate fatigue and improve recovery is increasing overall protein intake, in particular, high leucine content protein.
How might this look?

Wake up/5:30 a.m.

Pre-training snack 5:45
Espresso with 4oz almond milk and 1 scoop protein powder(15g) OR 5g BCAAs

Training: 6:00-7:30
DURING the 90 mins: ~20-24oz fluid (Osmo or 20oz water with 1/16th tsp salt and 1 tsp maple syrup).

Breakfast BY 8 a.m.: your high protein recovery!! Within 30 min of finishing your session (If it takes longer to get to your breakfast, then have 16oz fluid- ½ water, ½ milk alternative, with 20g protein powder+5g BCAAs):

Quinoa bowl (4 servings):
1 cup organic almond milk (unsweetened)
1 cup water
1 cup organic quinoa, (note: rinse quinoa)
2 cups fresh blackberries, organic preferred
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted*
4 teaspoons maple syrup
Combine milk, water and quinoa in a medium saucepan. Bring to [...]

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