The month of March was super good to me. I dropped 11 pounds and biked over 1,000 miles. For April, I'm going to pick an organized ride and do it. Additionally, I'm going to do a bit more strength training. Currently, I strength train 6X weekly.... Read more
It was another super week. Biked over 300 miles and took part in my first Organized Ride of the Year, a 62-miler in Austin, Texas. In spite of winds and climbs, I averaged 17.8 MPH. Not too shabby for a beat up 67-yr old. Additionally, I dropped... Read more
It was another great week. Again, averaged over 3hours of riding per day and stayed within my calorie range. Result: 3 pounds lost. I'm at 176 and I believe that I whooped my alleged competition, none other than GETSTONGRRR. Makes me feel kind ... Read more
It was a super week in both fitness and nutrition. Did 1,347 minutes of cardio which averaged over 3 hours per day. Not too shabby. Also did a bit of strength training. Dropped 3 pounds for the week. Should be at 176 next week. HOOAAA!!... Read more
It's been a while since my last blog and the reason is that I just haven't had much to write about. However, last week I challenged a Spark Buddy to some weight reduction. It seems that he likes challenges and I'm gonna have to hurt his feelings... Read more
I began my preparation for the Senior Games. That means that the mileage goes down and the intensity goes up. Worked it hard with some intervals, hills, threshold ride and time trial tests. On the nutritional side, not too good. Ate way too much... Read more
First off, hats off to the NY Giants for a Super Game. In spite of being A Patriots fan, I enjoy a good game and that was as good as they get. Secondly, this week starts a seven week preparation training for the Senior Games at the end of March.... Read more
It was a really great week. I hung tough with the nutrition and worked long and hard on the exercise trail. The results tell the story. 275 miles of biking, 4 pounds lost, and 3 inches gone. I love it when it falls neatly into place. Let see if ... Read more
Well, it was another good week. Although the scale only moved 1 pound, I'm still happy with the 10 pound total loss so far this month. All systems are go and I'm really motivated towards continuing on this path. HOOAAA!!... Read more
It was a pretty good week. Lost 5 pounds and stayed on my nutritional plan. Result: 5 pounds lost. That puts me at 9 pounds for the month. Very happy with the results, so far. HOOAAA!!... Read more
The new saddle continued to hurt. Fortunately, I had a flat tire. The latter forced me to finish my ride quicker than programmed. Did well on the nutritional side. HOOAAA!!
Day's Caloric Deficit - 854
Week's Caloric Deficit - 7,280
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Had a tough time on the bike ride today. Bought a new saddle and it is making my butt real sore. It's a Brooks saddle and it will take a bit of riding before it molds itself to my rear. On the nutritional side, I seem to be wandering dangerousl... Read more
Hung tough with the exercise. Did 2.5+ hours on the bike, with cold and heavy winds. Was doing great nutritionally until a package arrived, from our former German Exchange Student, filled with incredible chocolates. I broke down and had some. Lu... Read more
The high winds and the pouring rain made for an interesting bike ride. Nutritionally we did OK. Went a bit over the daily allowance, but the the high calorie burn more than made up for it. Overall, a good day. HOOAAA!!
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Started the week right. Did 2+ hours on the bike and some strength exercises. I ate healthy and was conscious of my calorie input, in spite of the football playoffs. Overall, a successful Sunday. HOOAAA!!
Day's Caloric Deficit - 2,066
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