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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-19-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 694
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Posted By mcafiero
Per this interview, I started playing with 5x5 at...

Per this interview, I started playing with 5x5 at 80% and I have to say, I like it. Strength and power is starting to go up after 4 weeks of it. Pavel Tsatsouline on the Science of Strength and the...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-13-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By mcafiero
Keto only seems extreme to those who are used to...

Keto only seems extreme to those who are used to eating carbs all day long. It was extreme for me, too, for the first few weeks as I adapted. 4 months later, the typical American diet seems...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-13-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By mcafiero
Yesterday was exactly 4 months to the day of...

Yesterday was exactly 4 months to the day of following a strict ketogenic diet. I put myself on heavy caloric deficit, eating just 1500 calories per day, but with some mild snacking, truthfully it...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-15-15, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By mcafiero
Great job! Keep it up! Feels good to lean out!

Great job! Keep it up! Feels good to lean out!
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-13-15, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By mcafiero
Eating Academy (http://www.eatingacademy.com)

Eating Academy (http://www.eatingacademy.com)
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-12-15, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By mcafiero
All right, I need to chime in here. Been on a...

All right, I need to chime in here. Been on a strict keto diet for 15 weeks. I will probably stay on it forever, although a cyclical ketogenic diet, where I'll eat more good carbs strategically on...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-11-15, 10:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,596
Posted By mcafiero
Thought I'd stoke the fire here on the Keto...

Thought I'd stoke the fire here on the Keto front.

I'm now on my 14 or 15th week on a strict, ketogenic, calorie deficit diet. Almost at my target weight (almost 30lbs lighter, from a stocky...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-29-15, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
This is awesome to hear. I personally LOVE my IF...

This is awesome to hear. I personally LOVE my IF routine. I eat everyday between 1PM and 7PM only and fast for 18 hours each day. I like it for many reasons and I don't feel it's affecting my...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-29-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
Yep! And I have already seen two crashes from...

Yep! And I have already seen two crashes from people riding too slow on that track. Good that you're mindful of that! Even though they are low speed crashes, they take other people out.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-29-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
I don't know enough to tell you, but I'd say it...

I don't know enough to tell you, but I'd say it could probably be either. I've had bike fit issues that have affected my lower back that were resolved with some adjusting. But also if you were...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-29-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
Gotcha. But still doesn't apply to my question. ...

Gotcha. But still doesn't apply to my question. No longer wanting to lose weight, really. Just want to see some gains in leg strength without gaining too much fat. my "reset" weight is 175 (i'm 4...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-28-15, 10:43 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,719
Posted By mcafiero
Interesting interview: Pavel Tsatsouline on the...

Interesting interview: Pavel Tsatsouline on the Science of Strength and the Art of Physical Performance | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-28-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
dunderhi you can never go wrong with that kind of...

dunderhi you can never go wrong with that kind of advice. But I like my gym days, too. bouldergeek love me some pizza and IPA, too. Have had to go without through this period, although I did...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-28-15, 10:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
haha, that would put me at 155. Not gonna...

haha, that would put me at 155. Not gonna happen. 175 is as LIGHT as I want to go! I'm looking for advice to gain muscle without too much fat. Definitely not wanting to get ANY lighter than 175
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-28-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
haha... thanks(?)

haha... thanks(?)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-28-15, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
Thanks, Carleton. Yeah I was thinking on my...

Thanks, Carleton. Yeah I was thinking on my heavy legs days at the gym, up the carbs right before and immediately after the workouts. This is definitely the lightest I've been (in about 20 years!)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-28-15, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By mcafiero
Lost the weight. Now what.

Over the past 10 weeks, I've lost about 27 lbs from 207 to a current weight of 180. So as the title of this thread implies, technically I have not TOTALLY lost the weight, but I'm close. 175 is my...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-02-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,410
Posted By mcafiero
Kevin Mansker, Article

Blog post about Kevin Mansker: Punch Bowl Social - Featured Portlander: Kevin Mansker, Sprinter of Bikes - Punch Bowl Social...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-02-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 11,234
Posted By mcafiero
oh and on this topic, obviously from my avatar, I...

oh and on this topic, obviously from my avatar, I race track bikes but I also love cruising around town on my 80th Gios pista (a "fixie"), and I work in Social Media. So I may also be a hipster... I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-02-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 11,234
Posted By mcafiero
Are you willing to admit that you're a hipster, or...

This article adds an interesting perspective on the term: Punch Bowl Social - Are you a hipster? Find out for once and for all. (http://punchbowlsocial.com/hipster-find/)

But I am curious, are...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-01-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By mcafiero
This is great stuff. I do have answers to all...

This is great stuff. I do have answers to all your questions, and this helps a lot. Thanks. I think my plan is to train for next year and just keep leaning up slowly. I think I can still get...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-01-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By mcafiero
Results so far are good. And I feel way better on...

Results so far are good. And I feel way better on the bike being lighter. And in my daily activities in general. Sounds like for the sake of keeping it more fun per carletons advice I may just try to...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-01-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By mcafiero
That said... I still want to know what's better:...

That said... I still want to know what's better: big and powerful or light and "kind of powerful" haha. Avoiding cake right now. :-)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-01-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,719
Posted By mcafiero
Catch the bar on the top of your chest. Elbows...

Catch the bar on the top of your chest. Elbows up. When you catch, let the bar roll back Towards your fingertips. You're holding the bar in a front squat hold.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-01-14, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By mcafiero
Absolutely. I've always said I'm not training...

Absolutely. I've always said I'm not training for the Olympics! Doing the best that I can with a family job and other sports that I enjoy is exactly my idea of fun. I don't even have aspirations to...
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