By Coach John Hughes I’m coaching a client who is preparing for a 500-mile race March 20-21. Mike isn’t a rookie. He’s done multiple ultra races. For a variety of reasons last summer he was stressed out, wasn’t motivated and didn’t ride much. I suggested he take time off the bike to get his life organized and he agreed. In the fall I had him mountain biking, which he … [Read more...] about Lost Mojo: What Would You Do?
By Coach John Hughes On October 15, 2020 I had surgery on my right foot to correct three hammer toes. Recovery meant lying on my back with my foot elevated 7 x 24 for six weeks. Boring! And debilitating as I noticeably lost fitness week by week. When I finally could get out of bed just walking around the house was exhausting. By Tuesday February 9, 2021 I was skiing expert … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Regaining Fitness at Age 71
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot Economically priced MIPS helmetROLLSYS System provides 360 degrees of horizontal and vertical fit adjustmentRemovable visor for different looks and added sun protectionCrash Replacement Program – 3 years of coverage, 50% discount on replacement helmet … [Read more...] about Lazer Cameleon MIPS Bike Helmet Review
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Price: $20 Flavors: Orange, Blackberry, Lemon Lime, Blueberry Pomegranate (tested) Source: https://osmonutrition.com/product/active-hydration-tub/ Quantity: Approximately 40 servings with 8 ounce bottle Calories per serving: 35 Recommended dosage: 20 ounces per hour of cycling How obtained: sample from company RBR … [Read more...] about Product Review: Osmo Nutrition Active Hydration Drink Mix
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. Nitrates from the foods you eat can be converted in your body to nitric oxide, which widens blood vessels to increase blood flow throughout your body, to improve exercise tolerance and to help prevent heart disease (Med Sci Sports Exerc, Feb 1, 2021;53(2):280-294; Scand J Med Sci Sports, Oct 1, 2012) and to lower high blood pressure (Nitric Oxide, … [Read more...] about Nitrates: One Reason to Eat Lots of Vegetables