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Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-21-06, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By Frodocious
I love all of Ross's stuff. He gives excellent...

I love all of Ross's stuff. He gives excellent advice and great feedback if you buy one of his products. Admittedly, his stuff is more geared towards combat sports but, with his workouts you never...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-20-06, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By Frodocious
Try: http://www.rosstraining.com/ ...

Try:

http://www.rosstraining.com/

http://www.rosstraining.com/articles.html

http://www.rosstraining.com/products.html

Never Gymless uses limited equipment, most of which is easily...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-07-06, 05:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By Frodocious
Unflavoured whey is really nice mixed with...

Unflavoured whey is really nice mixed with pineapple juice!
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-06-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Frodocious
Have you considered getting a turbo trainer? I...

Have you considered getting a turbo trainer? I severely sprained my ankle in martial arts class about 8 weeks ago so I know what you're going through. Whilst I can't run on it, I can cycle but I...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-08-06, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 683
Posted By Frodocious
You could try bulger wheat, couscous or miso...

You could try bulger wheat, couscous or miso based dishes as they can be made with hot water from a kettle. Add some combination of veggies, beans, chickpeas and cold meat / fish / shellfish (and...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-19-06, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Frodocious
If you haven't got access to equipment,...

If you haven't got access to equipment, bodyweight exercises are excellent.

Push up variations, handstand push ups, dips, pull ups and chin ups are all excellent.

Have a look at this link
...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-28-06, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Frodocious
I really can't cope with cold ears, so I have a...

I really can't cope with cold ears, so I have a fleece headband and a windproof one. I prefer the fleece one to the windproof one, as I find the windproof affects my hearing a bit too much.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-06, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Frodocious
Have you considered contact lenses (you need hard...

Have you considered contact lenses (you need hard lenses or soft Toric lenses to correct an astigmatism) and then a pair of non-prescription oakleys?
Forum: Touring 04-19-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By Frodocious
Rather than prescription glasses, have you...

Rather than prescription glasses, have you considered getting contact lenses and then a set of interchangable lens glasses for over them? That way you can wear the contacts all the time and put...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-13-05, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Frodocious
At the moment I am working on increasing my...

At the moment I am working on increasing my cadence but when I get to 95-100rpm I start bouncing in the saddle, how do I go about stopping this bouncing and develop a smooth rhythm? Is it just...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-28-05, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Frodocious
I don't know any websites, but this is a really...

I don't know any websites, but this is a really good book that gives you stretching routines for a variety of sports:

Sport Stretch: 311 Stretches for 41 Sports by Michael J. Alter.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-15-05, 05:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,911
Posted By Frodocious
Hypotonic: 20-40g sucrose 1 litre warm...

Hypotonic:

20-40g sucrose
1 litre warm water
1-1.5g salt (optional)
Sugar free / low calorie squash for flavouring (optional)

or

100 ml fruit squash
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-26-05, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By Frodocious
I have a question about whey and shakes: Can...

I have a question about whey and shakes:

Can they be made the night before and kept in the fridge, as I never have time in the morning to organise making them?
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-08-05, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,407
Posted By Frodocious
Tinned pulses are fairly cheap and very filling....

Tinned pulses are fairly cheap and very filling. I do a pulse mix for lunch that basically involves mixing up a variety of pulses (chick peas, borlotti beans, cannelli beans, kidney beans, lentils -...
Forum: Touring 10-12-04, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Frodocious
http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/ Have a 5 day...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/

Have a 5 day weather forecast section, it is reasonably good - but Juha's right, getting accurate English weather is virtually impossible!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-03-04, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By Frodocious
Hi Dnvrfox, I'm of the female persuasion...

Hi Dnvrfox,

I'm of the female persuasion and tend to post in the women's forum but I also post in the safety and communting ones and occasionally in the mtb and road bike ones!

See you around...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-03-04, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By Frodocious
Absolutely, as a cyclist and a driver,...

Absolutely, as a cyclist and a driver, irresponsible actions by either group annoy me intensely. I've lost track of the number of times I've been driving home and witnessed cyclists on the wrong side...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-02-04, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,007
Posted By Frodocious
4ft 11 and I have an XS Scott Mambo which is...

4ft 11 and I have an XS Scott Mambo which is probably around 13". I think I could do with a smaller frame size but, unless I get a kiddy's frame which is lower quality, there don't seem to be any...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-02-04, 05:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,173
Posted By Frodocious
A friend of mine recommends taking a bottle of...

A friend of mine recommends taking a bottle of warm to hot water and sipping from it regularly, I haven't used this method yet but she says it works very well for her.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-30-04, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Frodocious
http://www.caloriesperhour.com is a good way...

http://www.caloriesperhour.com

is a good way of estimating calorie usage for all sorts of activities
Forum: Commuting 09-30-04, 04:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 834
Posted By Frodocious
Each time I cycle to work I save around 2 on my...

Each time I cycle to work I save around 2 on my bus fair (I only drive in if I'm staying late enough to miss the last bus home). I am currently saving this money towards a touring bike for when I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-29-04, 03:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,618
Posted By Frodocious
If you wear a backpack, then, if it is a dark...

If you wear a backpack, then, if it is a dark colour, some sort of reflective cover is a good idea. I use a Respro Hi Viz Hump Rucksack Cover, which is yellow and orange, has reflective strips on it...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-15-04, 04:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,011
Posted By Frodocious
I wash all my outdoors stuff on a cool wash with...

I wash all my outdoors stuff on a cool wash with non biological washing powder (not liquid) and no fabric softener, then I hang dry them. Fabric softener can clog the fabric and reduce its wicking /...
Forum: Commuting 09-14-04, 03:44 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 704,164
Posted By Frodocious
Well my commute yesterday was a nightmare! :mad: ...

Well my commute yesterday was a nightmare! :mad:

I wasn't feeling too well so I decided not to cycle to work - big mistake!

My bus is supposed to run every 15 minutes, well the 1st one didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-04, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By Frodocious
[QUOTE=TxH]I got y'all beat...this past spring I...

[QUOTE=TxH]I got y'all beat...this past spring I did a century (full 100 miles, NOT a wimpy metric century....lol) on my Gary Fisher Tassajara MTB. It was stock except for flak jacket slicks, bar...
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