The past two years I've been training and racing on my 2003 Specialized Allez. I bought it for $300 from Craigslist, while in Phoenix. It got me through a lot. People laugh at me and keep on saying that I should throw it away and get a normal bike. I believe that the only thing that … Continue reading TIME TRIAL Bike. How Much? Shopping, testing and buying.
All the stretches I’m going to show, are the basic stretches that you need to maintain on a regular basis. Ideally this routine will be done at least twice a week. Start on all fours with hands directly under shoulders, knees under hips.Walk hands a few inches forward and spread fingers wide, pressing palms into … Continue reading FLEXIBILITY EXERCISES: LOWER EXTREMITY
On May 19th I am doing the SPARTAN race near Montreal, Quebec. A day before, I’ve got scheduled a long bike ride which I planned to do in Mont Tremblant. Why there? This is where one of the most popular IRONMAN races take place in June. I am not doing that particular race, but since … Continue reading +3 Hr Ride (3×10′ bouts), April 18, 2019. ~IRONMAN Mont Tremblant bike course (100 km)~
IRONMAN Marbella 70.3 is over and Kona race is in 2 weeks. I took about 10 days of recovery and this is the first somewhat serious bike workout. Since Hawaii race will be done in much warmer climate than I'm used to, I need to train for that. To do so, I implement the "heat … Continue reading 90Min Bike, May 14, 2019. ~Heat Training. Failed~
Past 4-5 weeks were hell. The taper began 5 days ago and my training volume has been decreased. Having failed so many times I am not looking forward to this workout. The race is in one weeks, but I am not excited, I am not confident. Not in a right place mentally or physically. I … Continue reading 1:45 Hr Bike + 30 Min Run. April 20, 2019. ~Carb Loaded. Last Brick~
This the first time this year I was riding outside. For the past 5 months I've been training in my basement on a trainer. I am so happy to finally get outdoors and test this machinery I've been working on so hard.
Hydration Volume: (Average Sweat Rate 1400 mL x 3 hr ) = 4154 mLCarbs: 120 g (3% Solution) Fueling Formula: min 0.25 – max 0.33 grams carbs per hour x body weight (lbs)Ormin 1 calorie/hour x body weight (lbs) (0.25 x 150 lb) x 3 hr = 112 g of carbs Results Prior to the workout had digestive problems that woke me up at 3:30 … Continue reading Bike 3 Hr 15 min. April 6, 2019. ~Bonked… Again~