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Chilly Commute on the Bicycle Today

Wednesday, October 13, 2010      0 comments

It's been very warm in the Twin Cities these days and so I've been wearing shorts because I can. Well, this morning I put on my shorts, got on the bike, headed out the garage and soon realized it was a bit colder than usual this morning! I just ... Read more

Commuting on the Bike

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      1 comments

My 16 year old daughter recently got her license and so lately it's been easiest to just have her take the car and have me ride my bike to work and around town. I live about 3.5 miles from my office and the town in which I work is small so it's ... Read more

Cadence Interval Workout Today

Monday, October 11, 2010      0 comments

Today I'm scheduled to work on cadence, so here's the workout I plan to do: Cadence Intervals: within and aerobic ride, and after a good warm-up, hold your cadence for 1 minute at 100+ and 1 then minute at 90+; 2 minutes at 100+ and 2 minu... Read more

Back to Serious Training This Week

Sunday, October 10, 2010      2 comments

Because my rear wheel cracked and I got undisciplined with my diet, I got a little lax with my training in the last month. I've still ridden a fair amount but I haven't been very intentional with each ride adn I'm starting to notice the differen... Read more

Better Nutrition = Higher Average Speeds

Saturday, October 09, 2010      0 comments

Well, it's only been a couple of days, but I've gotten very disciplined again about my diet and what do you know, the average speeds have gone right back up again. Did about 20 miles at 18 mph average which is good for me, so I'm happy and all t... Read more

Bad Nutrition = Slow Average Speeds

Friday, October 08, 2010      0 comments

To be honest, I haven't been eating well lately. We've had someone living with us and though we love her very much her presence has disrupted our normal routines. Part of what that means is that my eating patterns have been much harder to contro... Read more

Hoping to get a wheel today

Thursday, October 07, 2010      2 comments

As I said yesterday, I think it was, my rear wheel broke on my bike and I've been waiting for a new one. Hopefully I'll be able to pick it up today and get back on the road!... Read more

This Week's Plan is Out the Window

Wednesday, October 06, 2010      0 comments

Well, my cycling plan for the week is history since my rear wheel cracked. It's been hard finding a good replacement in my price range but I'm hopeful that I can put something together by Friday. Then I will ride as much as I can to make up for ... Read more

Plan for the Week

Monday, October 04, 2010      0 comments

Today is my one day off per week so I'm just laying around thinking about the Lord and life and what the week ahead is going to look like. As far as exercise goes, here's what's on my mind: Tuesday: 10-15 mile strength ride (work on climbi... Read more

Back to Normal Today

Sunday, October 03, 2010      0 comments

I've been at a conference the last few days and it's so nice to be home and get back to normal in terms of exercise, food, sleep, etc. Thank God for the conference and thank God for being home again!... Read more

Conference Food Today

Saturday, October 02, 2010      0 comments

I'm at a conference all day today which means that it'll be hard to eat well but I'll do the best I can!... Read more

Another long day and I'm tired!

Friday, October 01, 2010      0 comments

I started my day today about 6:30, it's now 10 pm and I'm just wrapping it up. It's been so good--I had an hour-long conversation with a friend from India, hung out with other church planters for a few hours (and got a free lunch along the way),... Read more

Long day, I'm tired!

Thursday, September 30, 2010      0 comments

It has been a good, long day and I'm wiped out, but i want my SP points!... Read more

Speed Endurance Day Today

Wednesday, September 29, 2010      1 comments

I'm going to do a workout on the bike today called "The Matchbook Maker." Here's how it goes: Find a stretch of road where you can do a handful of uninterrupted 3-5 minute efforts. Push the pace until itís uncomfortable and hang on for 3 m... Read more

Rode Around Town Today

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      0 comments

I don't normally do this, but today I just took my bike out and rode wherever I felt like riding. I pushed when I wanted to and didn't when I didn't, and just enjoyed being outside and exploring my town on a beautiful fall day. I think I will wo... Read more

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