Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2011
Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, an affiliate of Barton Health, is proud to be an official sponsor and local medical supporter of the 2011 AMGEN Tour of California, beginning in South Lake Tahoe Sunday, May 15.
As a part of the 10-day countdown to AMGEN, Barton Health physical therapist, certified strength and conditioning specialist and professional bike fitter, Jason Collin, will join Lake Tahoe Community College’s, certified strength and conditioning specialist, Walter Morris, Ph.D., as they present "Pedaling to Peak Performance" on Thursday, May 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Embassy Suites.
“The lecture will focus on increasing pedaling efficiency and power, improving handling performance and decreasing injuries and saddle soreness,” Collin said.
Collin will address reducing or eliminating back, neck and knee pain while riding.
“I’ll also focus on stretching and the nutritional components to aid in maximizing cycling performance,” he said.
To view details of the 2011 AMGEN Tour of California, visit tahoeamgentourofcalifornia.com.
This cycling presentation is just one of many educational opportunities geared toward educating the community about living healthful lifestyles. Attend any four of Barton’s 2011 wellness lectures and receive an attendance “punch card” and automatically be entered to win a 2011/2012 season pass to a Lake Tahoe ski/snowboard resort and other prizes.
Visit www.bartonhealth.org/lecture for complete details and the 2011 lecture series line-up. For more information, please call (530) 543-5656.