“The Art and Science of Training”
From pros to amateurs, Julie works with athletes of all ages to achieve their goals. Whether it is a full season of racing, a single event, recovering from injury or building fitness for life, Julie creates personalized training plans to help you become your best athlete.
Training Solutions and services
Train Smart with Purpose
Julie’s training philosophy is to train smart with purpose. Julie offers training plans for a single event, a season, recovering from injury, or building fitness for life. She uses performance data to create training plans incorporating the elements of strength, mobility, activation, endurance, and recovery.
Julie offers a suite of services to maximize performance and minimize injury, including Gait Analysis, Bike Fit, Metabolic, Lactate, and VO2Max testing. These services are offered in partnership with the Kaiser Sports Endurance Lab.
The benefit? Improved performance, lower injury, and less burnout.
See Julie’s Training Plan Options
Watch Julie in action at the Kaiser Sports Endurance Lab
Training fit for you
Everyone responds to training differently. Julie has over 20 years of experience helping hundreds of athletes meet their goals. Unlike cookie-cutter, web-based training, which can result in overtraining and injury, Julie spends the time to get to know every client.
Efficient and flexible training to fit your busy life.
A more personalized approach that considers your fitness, unique physiology, and strengths and weaknesses.
Balanced training, combining endurance, strength, stability, mobility, intensity, and the mental aspect taking you to the next level.
How to be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable – Fast Talk Laboratories June 24, 2021
By Julie Young Coach Julie Young explores ways to develop mental skills to embrace discomfort as fuel for growth and performance. “Growth takes place outside your comfort zone.” DAWN STALEY, HALL OF FAME BASKETBALL PLAYER AND COACH To people who aren’t endurance...
Can Ketones Help Fuel Endurance Performance? – Fast Talk Laboratories May 11, 2021
By Julie Young Exogenous ketones reached “super fuel” status in 2016. Since then, research hasn’t been so positive. We explore the potential benefits of supplementation with ketone esters. Many athletes routinely seek new ways to improve their performance. They might...
How To Become a Better Cyclist – A Conversation With Former US National Team Cyclist & Sports Scientist, Julie Young
An interview by Dede Demet Barry with Julie Young, appearing on the Mariposa Bicycle Company website We visit with Julie Young, a former professional and US National cycling team member who is currently based in Sacramento, California, where she works as a Sports...
Age: 52 | Sacramento, CA
Age: 38 | Brooklyn, NY
Age: 44 | Golden, CO
Age: 37 | Denver, CO
Age: 43 | Carson City, Nevada
Age: 30 | Carson City, Nevada
Age: 19 | Boulder, CO
Julie Young combines the art and science of training to help her clients become their best athlete. The art, is Julie’s years of experience as a competitive cyclist, runner, and nordic skier. The science, comes from Julie’s knowledge gained earing a master’s in sports science and human performance, her work as the Sports Science Specialist at the Kaiser Sports Medicine Endurance Lab observing and testing athletes, and her experience working with some of the top coaches in the world.
- 12-year US and World Tour Pro Cyclist for Kahlua, Saturn, Timex, Autotrader, & Team Fannini
- US National A-Team Cyclist
- 6-time UCI Road World Championship Team Cyclist
- Tour de L’Aude General Classification
- 2018, 2019 Carson Epic -1st overall amateur, on a single speed
- 2018, 2019 Tahoe Trails – Leadville Qualifier – 1st overall PRO/amateur, on a single speed
- 2018 Leadville 100 – 1st woman single speed; 3rd overall men/women single speed’ 6th overall PRO field
- Winner, US Amateur Mountain Bike Cross-Country, Single Speed and Marathon National Championships
- Multiple winner Xterra Lake Tahoe
- Winner, 50k Trail National Championships