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Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-19-15, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By hambertloot
actually the opposite. I've got no fans in the...

actually the opposite. I've got no fans in the little 8' x 8' room so it begins cool but after 10 minutes it starts getting toasty. My HR is always pretty high for an hour then seems to go down...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-19-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,616
Posted By hambertloot
Thank you George. Almost the entirety of my diet...

Thank you George. Almost the entirety of my diet is the 200-600 calories per pound range. I am guessing I eat 8 pounds or food per day :lol:

Thanks for the tip on the berries

To add and I...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-18-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,616
Posted By hambertloot
Got it. Thx sir. Ive figured 300...

Got it. Thx sir.



Ive figured 300 because all of the online calculators always seem to have the reputation of being way too high. Most of my training is only moderate, and it doesn't make...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-18-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,616
Posted By hambertloot
Do you get satiated eating leafy greens like...

Do you get satiated eating leafy greens like that? With dinner I usually have a good 1-2 pounds of spinach and romaine salad and it doesnt satiate me: i still craves calories. But it fills me up...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-18-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,616
Posted By hambertloot
4500-6000 calories a day? I don't even train that much?

I am having difficult with my calorie intake. I am 18 years old and train quite a bit but not incredible much like the pros. I train twice a day with either 1 hour of the elliptical or running in...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-19-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By hambertloot
Great great set of tips man. I'll definitely do...

Great great set of tips man. I'll definitely do these. I have no work or anything since college let out so it is just so nice to ride every single day.

I do have a slight concern though that...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-19-14, 05:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By hambertloot
This makes absolutely no sense as you probably...

This makes absolutely no sense as you probably didn't read my OP. I increased my training load by roughly 6 hours so of course I am going to be tired. That is something you simply cannot get around...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-18-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,803
Posted By hambertloot
Ok, you seem pretty knowledgable. Would that...

Ok, you seem pretty knowledgable. Would that rest be a 2 hour easy zone 1 spin or completely off the bike?
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-18-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,803
Posted By hambertloot
I'll check those out! Thank you man

I'll check those out! Thank you man
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-18-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,803
Posted By hambertloot
I just am such a fanatic of the sport. I LOVE...

I just am such a fanatic of the sport. I LOVE riding my bike, its like the only thing that helps me really connect within myself and its so fun exploring and breathing hard up hills etcetera...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-18-14, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,803
Posted By hambertloot
Riding twice a day?

Anything wrong with training twice a day? My days are so wide open now due to college letting out and after my morning ride, by 6-7 hours afterwards I feel well recovered and want to ride again.
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Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-12-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By hambertloot
Is this a sign of my metabolism slowing down?

I like to always exercise before breakfast. So like today I did 2.5 hours on the bike easy. I have noticed that I can ride for 2.5-3 hours before needing food on the ride. It used to be only like...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-15-14, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By hambertloot
good advice. ill take it. this should help a...

good advice. ill take it. this should help a lot no??
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-15-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By hambertloot
Plan for the summer critique

I am training right now around 12-15 hours a week. I ride 6 days a week generally, and I do run 3 days a week because I do some running races on the side. but this summer once school lets out, i...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-10-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,066
Posted By hambertloot
training more and losing weight

for the past few weeks i have been putting in the volume with 15-20 hour weeks. I started at around a 19bmi and now I am officially classified as "underweight" by bmi standards. I have been eating...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-04-14, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By hambertloot
That worked. I loosened the barrel adjuster on...

That worked. I loosened the barrel adjuster on the chainring shifter side. The side that changed from big to small chainring (left hand. I apologize with my ignorance on part names.

But now...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-04-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By hambertloot
Ok is this what I shoud read and follow Park Tool...

Ok is this what I shoud read and follow Park Tool Co. ParkTool Blog Front Derailleur Adjustments (http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/front-derailleur-adjustments)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-04-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By hambertloot
Chain rubbing/grinding in big ring

Whenever I put my gearing to the big boy, it rubs up against the front part. i think it is the front derailleur its called. I loosened the top screw on it a lot but still it rubs against it and I...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By hambertloot
Thank you so much for the insights! All advice...

Thank you so much for the insights! All advice will help me. i have been cycling only for 2 years
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By hambertloot
I never train intervals. just hills/hill...

I never train intervals. just hills/hill repeats. I am new to cycling so bare that in mind :) So hills will still keep leg strength?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By hambertloot
More spinning loses leg strength? Does it?

I have been really enjoying spinning on the flats, hills, etc lately. I have a triple and NEVER use my 52, never. it is hard for me to push. I am always in my 42x17-21 just spinning 95-115rpm. it...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-26-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By hambertloot
after first crit -- want to improve speed

So I just raced my first crit and took 2nd out of 20 riders in the field. I am a junior and am quite happy with the results! I just want to really focus on getting faster now and from what I have...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-23-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By hambertloot
my performance yesterday was killer!! i just...

my performance yesterday was killer!! i just needed one complete day off the bike and am riding even better than before. just that rest day was all i needed
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-19-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By hambertloot
yep.

yep.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-19-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By hambertloot
yes and from what i read overreaching is a GOOD...

yes and from what i read overreaching is a GOOD thing if you follow it with recovery which of course i am doing next week on monday

high mileage must be good though for winter training isnt it? i...
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