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Wednesday, April 18, 2012      4 comments

We've stepped it up a bit. I'm biking 6 to 7 days a week. Easy strength training 4 times a week, more demanding strength training 3 times a week, and now I've added walking/running (2 minutes walking/1 minute running) for 25-30 minutes 3 times a... Read more


Sunday, April 08, 2012      2 comments

An interesting week. I did some high intensity cycling as well as stepped up my strength training. Ate relatively healthy, but ended up gaining 1 pound. Going to have to watch it next week. Will be forced into biking less due to increased work ... Read more


Saturday, March 31, 2012      5 comments

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


Sunday, March 25, 2012      1 comments

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


Saturday, March 17, 2012      4 comments

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


Saturday, March 10, 2012      2 comments

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


Sunday, March 04, 2012      8 comments

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


Monday, February 13, 2012      4 comments

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


Monday, February 06, 2012      2 comments

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


Sunday, February 05, 2012      3 comments

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


Sunday, January 29, 2012      2 comments

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


Saturday, January 21, 2012      9 comments

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


Thursday, January 12, 2012      2 comments

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 Goa... Read more


Thursday, January 12, 2012      4 comments

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


Tuesday, January 10, 2012      2 comments

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

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