Novo Nordisk was parked right next to us. We kept trying to get their devo guys to drink beer while they were warming up.
Not sure what your new kit looks like. Got some pics I need to post up.
"You lack motivation because cycling is a stupid sport with no upside that takes way too much time out of your life to be mediocre at." - Racer Ex
32 grams of protein is no big deal. A can of tuna generally runs around 25 gram and a chicken breast can easily run over 50 grams (depending on size). Don't discount 'real' food. I think there's a place for the powders and such, but the vast majority of my calories comes from food.
protein powder for me is for instant protein after a workout to aid in a recovery. i don't need to add more protein or basically anything through supplements than what i get through my diet (italian family, steak (protein) and pasta (carbs) are my dinner every night, except for the occasional chicken breast).
I just drink milk.
I've been eating fairly light to keep my weight down for some climbing I'm planning in a few months. I still watch what I eat even though I'm riding about 10hrs a week. Having a pretty hard time maintaining 170lbs. Gonna add some post-workout whey and keep everything else constant.
Had some salmon last night with the gf
-Cat-3-o-meter: TBD :/
A buddy lived in SF a few years ago and I went to ride Mt. Tam with him...was pretty legit. At that time I was doing a lot of climbing(15k+ weeks) so I was able to actually enjoy the ride and not suffer too hard. Lately my climbing has been way down and its mostly steep short climbs.
-Cat-3-o-meter: TBD :/
and east of that we have the foothills leading to the Sierras, which are real mountains by anyone's standards.
"Your beauty is an aeroplane;
so high, my heart cannot bear the strain." -A.C. Jobim, Triste
"if you ride it the way it's meant to be ridden there's no way any wife is less of a ***** than a bicycle." - gstein
I don't powerlift in the gym. I do multiple set, high reps, manageable weight mixed with exercises. On the bike, I do a lot of low cadence failure work.
I am especially good at failure work on the bike! Hmm, perhaps that does not mean what I think it means
Coach called for 2x20 at 100% FTP today. Two of the toughest climbs in the Catskills happen to be about 20 minutes each, and right next to each other, so to keep things interesting I did the climbs for my 2x20s.
It seems like excellent training to pace yourself up a 12% hill at FTP for 20 minutes. It feels like you are going impossibly slowly at first.