Ah, the taper. Time to back away from the long efforts, rest the legs, eat good meals, and ready for the big day. What’s a person
Three months ago I ditched the spreadsheet I used to document my bicycle lifestyle, opting instead for a non-quantitative approach. There’s more to life than
A funny thing happened to me at the end of April. Funny to me, anyway. I lost interest in tracking my cycling miles, and stopped
In one of my 2013 roundup posts I noted that I had not written down any goals in 2013. However, I did make a variety
At the beginning of this year I committed to having a different kind of year than I had in 2012. At the end of last
Taking the topic away from coffeeneuring for a moment, I wanted to post some thoughts about three separate, yet interrelated, topics: lions; tigers; and bears.
August passed in a herky jerky fashion. I had trouble getting into a rhythm with my riding and I ventured infrequently to the weight room.
This week the WordPress Weekly Writing Challenge, a blog that essentially gives bloggers voluntary writing assignments, encouraged people to reflect on health and what it
Now that we’ve reached one month beyond the halfway point of 2013, I wanted to take a snapshot of July as well as the year
When mainstream media picks up a thread about the effects of endurance pursuits on health, I usually hear about it. The most recent one I
May turned out to be an exciting month around the edges with a big blah and some good lessons learned in the middle. Numbers-wise, it
This past month I canceled one of my gym memberships. It’s sort of a long story, but I had maintained two gym memberships since switching
It’s been two months since I shook up my gym routine with a more focused workout plan. Since that time I’ve been trying (mostly successfully)
For the past several months, whenever I have ventured to the gym for a weight workout on my own, I’ve repeated the same routine. A
Earlier this week I read a brief but informative article in the New York Times called “Training Insights from Star Athletes.” The Times interviewed three
As mentioned in a previous post, I track the miles I run and ride. I keep tabs on the number of days I do each