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Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-04-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Snicklefritz
Thanks again everyone for the detailed responses....

Thanks again everyone for the detailed responses. I've started doing some one-leg drills on the stationary trainer at home and am slowly building up that sort of thing.

In the meantime, I spoke...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-19-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By Snicklefritz
+100 I think you hit the nail on the head with...

+100 I think you hit the nail on the head with what you said below. I've tried three personal trainers over the past year or so and had the same experience each time. It's all about the intensity,...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-19-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Snicklefritz
I had a conversation with Max Testa about that a...

I had a conversation with Max Testa about that a number of years ago when I was living in California and training with him. He said many times these sorts of issues run sub-clinically with no major...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-18-16, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By Snicklefritz
I haven't read either book, but the discussion...

I haven't read either book, but the discussion thus far reminds me of the experience I had working with a personal trainer this summer. I got very fit, very quickly, but was burnt out by the end of...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-17-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Snicklefritz
Recommendation for workouts on stationary trainer?

I've had a lot of success with some of the books and resources that other BikeForums members have suggested for training on one's own. The book on fitness for (horse) riders, recommended by...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-11-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Snicklefritz
Interesting article. What types of routines are...

Interesting article. What types of routines are you using for your HIIT workouts?
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-11-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Snicklefritz
you need your own Sticky on this forum. lol.

you need your own Sticky on this forum. lol.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-07-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Snicklefritz
Latino: I have a full time job, am basically...

Latino: I have a full time job, am basically going from 6am to 10pm almost every day during the week and I can find time to do HR monitoring. I don't mean to be rude, but if HR is that important to...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-07-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Snicklefritz
Latino, I used to measuring rest HR by using my...

Latino, I used to measuring rest HR by using my wireless bike/HR monitor. I'd wear the chest strap at night, put the monitor on the table next to the bed and then the next morning I'd load the data...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-06-16, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By Snicklefritz
After a debacle trying to order one item from the...

After a debacle trying to order one item from the rewards website and having it cancelled - my points were returned and I now get to try again. Here are what the current options are for GPS watches...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-17-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Snicklefritz
Great discussion everybody. I talked to the...

Great discussion everybody.

I talked to the personal trainer I had started with at the office gym (think big big big company, so they are careful who they hire)
and said hey I need to figure out...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-15-15, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Snicklefritz
Re: muscle imbalances (@GeorgeB), about a year...

Re: muscle imbalances (@GeorgeB), about a year and a half ago I sprained my left ankle and did about 6 weeks of physical therapy to strengthen it. So I think what happened was I got even stronger on...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-14-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,759
Posted By Snicklefritz
I trained for the Logan to Jackson Road Race...

I trained for the Logan to Jackson Road Race (LOTOJA) never having done more than 80 miles during training. Even though I had access to a lot of mountainous climbs at the time, living in Northern...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-14-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Snicklefritz
Improving strength imbalances + Personal trainer question

I am left leg dominant and step much harder on that side with any sport that I do whether it is skiing, snowboarding, or horse riding. I would find it beneficial for the latter to address the...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-01-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By Snicklefritz
Thanks for the responses! The comparison chart...

Thanks for the responses! The comparison chart was super helpful as well.

I looked up the Fenix3 and I don't have quite enough points for that one. Maybe after another few years. The points...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-01-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By Snicklefritz
Fitness watches

I have some "points" to spend for my service anniversary at work and was thinking of using them to get a sport watch. With the points I have, here are some of the watches I could get:


Fitbit...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-26-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,752
Posted By Snicklefritz
My point wasn't about altitude sickness, but how...

My point wasn't about altitude sickness, but how much time people need to spend at altitude to get a benefit. When I was riding actively in california and doing endurance events, my coach would often...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-25-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,752
Posted By Snicklefritz
Everything I've heard or read said that when...

Everything I've heard or read said that when doing an event at high altitude, either go up the day before (to avoid altitude sickness) or go three weeks before to adjust.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-16-15, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Snicklefritz
Ok, so I did the elliptical twice last week, on...

Ok, so I did the elliptical twice last week, on Tuesday and Friday:

both preceeded by about 20-30 min. of lifting and core exercises
Tuesday I did 15' warm up, 10x[1' on, 2' off], 10' cooldown...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-11-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,752
Posted By Snicklefritz
Good thing I wasn't having a drink right about...

Good thing I wasn't having a drink right about now, otherwise you would have owed me a new keyboard. :roflmao2:
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-09-15, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,416
Posted By Snicklefritz
I agree with the comments about position on the...

I agree with the comments about position on the bike. Back when I was racing and also doing endurance events, I don't recall having to wipe sweat out of my eyes or face that much. Perhaps somewhat on...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-09-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Snicklefritz
Excellent. What you are suggesting sounds doable....

Excellent. What you are suggesting sounds doable. I'll give that a shot tomorrow and see what happens.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-09-15, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Snicklefritz
I have tried Tabata intervals and like them a...

I have tried Tabata intervals and like them a lot. They work well for me because when one muscle group gets tired, we move to the next one, etc. That way I don't get too sore in any one area. Last...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-09-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Snicklefritz
Thanks for the reply, sprince. When you talk...

Thanks for the reply, sprince. When you talk about max effort for intervals, do you mean doing them for 2-3' on and then 5' off, gradually working up to doing longer sessions (15-20' or longer)...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-09-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Snicklefritz
So I decided to do my own thing for the two...

So I decided to do my own thing for the two "homework" days doing something like this:

15 minutes warmup on the rower
6x[1' on, 2' off at about 80% effort]
10 minute cool

When I bring down...
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