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January 6th, 2018 – My Least Favorite Workout Profile

The CTS field test. Nobody likes it. But 6% improvement feels good!

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January 5th, 2018 – Definitely not the good stuff

Going to my first Physiotherapy to come back from my broken arm did not go as desired. The prescription from the orthopedic surgeon mentioned “massage, heat, ice, gentle movement and TENS”. Sounded pretty good to me. My wife said, “don’t […]

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Jan 3rd, 2018 – Top of the Volcano

I got to see a new area on my favorite virtual training tool today – Zwift. It was only a recovery ride but hey, why not. Lots of fun to ride by a volcano. I love the integration of Training […]

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January 2, 2018 – No Surgery

Fractured, yes! Surgery, no! Physical therapy for 2 months but otherwise considered lucky! Mountain Biking – 1, Craig – 0

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Proud of 2017 – Bring on the next year

An average year..but better than 2016, and better than 2015..not bad considering I started cycling in 2015. Some figures missing from the above but overall, I’m proud.

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Why does my shoulder hurt?

Well, two months ago, when you fell down that 10ft ravine – because you couldn’t unclip fast enough while coming up a hill and not being able to jump over a log – you broke your humerus and need to […]

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Consistency is Everything

I can’t expect my FTP to improve when I only put in enough TSS a week to maintain. FTP increase and TSS increase are correlated over time.

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Heat and Hydration Matter

Key Lesson: Hydrate well for 24hrs before a hot ride This week I had three sets of tempo intervals to complete and then two endurance-miles sessions to complete. Friday afternoon when I went out, I was not well hydrated and […]

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3 Dolphins

We’re 5 days in to our 7 day stay at 3 Dolphins Villa on Anguilla. Its only the four of us here and its fair to say that its been the most relaxing, enjoyable vacation we’ve had. It is not […]

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My Favorite Cycling Gear

I’m still a new cyclist. I’m also a cyclist (like many) with enough disposable income to waste on gadgets and gear. Stuff that won’t make me go one bit faster or longer but that I can’t live without anyway. Like […]

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