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03-21-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,129
Posted By mccook

Liquid protein / carb mix should do it. You just...

Liquid protein / carb mix should do it. You just get the powder and mix it before your rides.
03-16-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,856
Posted By mccook

Yeah, certainly testing needs to be part of it...

Yeah, certainly testing needs to be part of it since your testes are going to stop making test when it detects the extra test in your system and high amounts of test are a cancer risk.

But it's...
03-15-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,856
Posted By mccook

I don't know that I totally agree with that. I...

I don't know that I totally agree with that. I find that doctors are way too timid about prescribing testosterone, even if someone has an issue. If you get tested and you appear to have an issue...
03-14-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,856
Posted By mccook

If you think you have an issue you should go and...

If you think you have an issue you should go and get tested. Trying to self-medicate for such a difficult to target issue is just going to frustrate you.
01-11-09, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,596
Posted By mccook

It's yogurt that has had the excess whey strained...

It's yogurt that has had the excess whey strained out of it. It's much thicker and has fewer carbs, making a good night time snack.
01-10-09, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,596
Posted By mccook

Greek yogurt + protein powder + peanut butter...

Greek yogurt + protein powder + peanut butter works for me. I stir it all together. Put it in the freezer for a while and it tastes like ice cream.
01-10-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,814
Posted By mccook

I had an ear infection earlier this year when...

I had an ear infection earlier this year when rain blew in my ear. It's not always, just wax.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,945
Posted By mccook

There are better protein and carb bars. I'm a...

There are better protein and carb bars. I'm a fan of the Met-rx line and Oh Yeahs!
12-19-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By mccook

Partial squats are bad on the knees. Avoid them.

Partial squats are bad on the knees. Avoid them.
12-09-08, 09:28 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,329
Posted By mccook

I'm just imagining you with a top hat and monocle.

I'm just imagining you with a top hat and monocle.
11-26-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,883
Posted By mccook

It the owner isn't responsible enough to follow...

It the owner isn't responsible enough to follow the leash law for a dangerous, a collapsible nightstick should train the dog quickly.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,902
Posted By mccook

Terrible article. Road capacity will always be...

Terrible article. Road capacity will always be overtaken by the number of drivers. Traffic is a real issue that makes this whole argument moot.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-08, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By mccook

I love my J&P gear, but they do not hold up in...

I love my J&P gear, but they do not hold up in heavy rains. They will let the water in.
11-22-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By mccook

Your body will get use to any calorie drop. Up...

Your body will get use to any calorie drop. Up the calories to around 3000 for a couple of weeks and then drop them back to about 2300-2500. That should get you to 1.5-2 pounds a week. You don't...
11-03-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By mccook

A banana right when you get home followed by...

A banana right when you get home followed by cottage cheese and peanut butter 30 minutes later. Protein digestions doesn't stop when you sleep.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,353
Posted By mccook

I agree with the water thing. If it's at the...

I agree with the water thing. If it's at the back of your head and neck it's probably due to not breathing properly.
10-28-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,991
Posted By mccook

We can share the roads. I'm not anti-car; I'm...

We can share the roads. I'm not anti-car; I'm anti-inconsiderate / aggressive drivers.
10-22-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By mccook

1. It's important in general. If you're biking or...

1. It's important in general. If you're biking or doing any exercise you should be focused on having a balanced body. But specifically, if you squat deep you're going to use more areas of your legs...
10-22-08, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By mccook

Looks like you're cutting your reps short. If...

Looks like you're cutting your reps short. If you're not going past parallel you're not going deep enough. It's also bad for the knees.
10-21-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By mccook

1800 isn't enough calories, even for an off day. ...

1800 isn't enough calories, even for an off day. You shouldn't cut more than 500 calories off your maintenance. You're going to screw up your metabolism and lose lean muscle in addition to fat. ...
10-19-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By mccook

Cutting weight sucks. You're going to be tired...

Cutting weight sucks. You're going to be tired if you're trying to lose that much weight.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,459
Posted By mccook

Almost hit a deer this morning. I came within a...

Almost hit a deer this morning. I came within a foot of the thing. I got very lucky.
08-26-08, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By mccook

Just dip any gooey bits in some wheat germ.

Just dip any gooey bits in some wheat germ.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,805
Posted By mccook

Shower cap on the helmet. Works like a charm.

Shower cap on the helmet. Works like a charm.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,500
Posted By mccook

Eh, I where them but I use airy ones and keep the...

Eh, I where them but I use airy ones and keep the volume low so I can hear other people. If I can't hear you over them I wouldn't be able to hear you over the wind anyway.
08-06-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By mccook

I was probably going 15 mph, which, considering...

I was probably going 15 mph, which, considering it's a big hill, wasn't a bad speed. The worst part is she had her head down the whole way until I yelled at her.
08-06-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,339
Posted By mccook

If you are going to use fitday I suggest the...

If you are going to use fitday I suggest the desktop version. The drag and drop makes things much easier.
Forum: Commuting
08-06-08, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,655
Posted By mccook

These things are not supposed to be effective at...

These things are not supposed to be effective at all. Waste of money.
08-03-08, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By mccook

Gatoraid is a great post-workout drink. You want...

Gatoraid is a great post-workout drink. You want to avoid losing muscle by refilling your carb stores. Cut down on your other meals, but keep your pre-biking and post-biking calories up.
08-03-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By mccook

Some lady did this to me the other day. The...

Some lady did this to me the other day. The light was green but the cars stopped because there were too many cars sitting at the next light. If they pulled up they would have been in the...
08-02-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,222
Posted By mccook

Carb ups and refeeds are 100% necessary for long...

Carb ups and refeeds are 100% necessary for long term weight loss. Most people just give up or try eating less when they hit a plateau. The best thing to do is to have a "cheat day" every two weeks...
08-02-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,222
Posted By mccook

Also, I was able to take post carbs on Keto...

Also, I was able to take post carbs on Keto without falling out of the Keto state. The key was to limit it to about 20 grams of carbs post biking + weight lifting.
08-02-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,222
Posted By mccook

Keto, or low carb dieting works well if you use...

Keto, or low carb dieting works well if you use it correctly (no more than 5% of carbs per day 65% of calories from fats). I lost a ton of weight on it. That being said, it is the hardest diet I was...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,535
Posted By mccook

Drink lots of water and have some oatmeal a...

Drink lots of water and have some oatmeal a couple of hours before your ride. See if that helps.
Forum: Commuting
07-28-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By mccook

I love mine (25"). Enjoy

I love mine (25"). Enjoy
07-27-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,475
Posted By mccook

I had some jerk in a convertible Mustang burn his...

I had some jerk in a convertible Mustang burn his tires past me in a very unsafe way over in Woodstock yesterday. I don't understand people. I don't think people get that you could kill or...
Forum: Commuting
07-26-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By mccook

Go to the Trek store. Try some of the bikes. ...

Go to the Trek store. Try some of the bikes. The Soho line is a great commuter line that is easy to ride.
07-26-08, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By mccook

There's nothing wrong with cheese. It's just the...

There's nothing wrong with cheese. It's just the wrong time to eat cheese. I agree that string cheese isn't exactly good, enjoyable cheese.
07-26-08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By mccook

Unless you have diabetes I wouldn't worry about...

Unless you have diabetes I wouldn't worry about the GI of carbs much unless we are talking about post workout (you want quick carbs) or late night eating (slow carbs). With a balanced meal it's not...
07-26-08, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By mccook

Looks pretty good except for the 4:15 snack. ...

Looks pretty good except for the 4:15 snack. Your recovery food should include protein / carbs and as little fat as possible. You want to get the nutrients into your body quickly and fats slow that...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,577
Posted By mccook

Carbs. If you don't eat enough carbs your body...

Carbs. If you don't eat enough carbs your body is going to let you know.
07-25-08, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By mccook

That's a great site. Thank you so much!!!!

That's a great site. Thank you so much!!!!
07-24-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By mccook

Gears slipping / rubbing

Total noob question here. I have a 24 speed and the gears seem to slip when I am in the 2,7-8 positions and the mid positions on 3. There is an audible noise which I think might be coming from the...
07-23-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,475
Posted By mccook

"Bikers are either illiterate or just plane...

"Bikers are either illiterate or just plane stupid."

uhhh....
07-23-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,598
Posted By mccook

No reason to get a trainer to do it. Do it...

No reason to get a trainer to do it. Do it yourself using the Navy Method. http://www.scientificpsychic.com/fitness/diet.html It's fairly accurate and a good base line. Most trainers don't have a...
07-21-08, 08:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,339
Posted By mccook

That was my point too. It came on and didn't go...

That was my point too. It came on and didn't go away. It always did before.
07-20-08, 08:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,339
Posted By mccook

When I was 28 I gained about 30 pounds. I wasn't...

When I was 28 I gained about 30 pounds. I wasn't really doing much differently. My body just decided it wanted more fat.
07-20-08, 05:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,339
Posted By mccook

Welcome to getting old.

Welcome to getting old.
07-20-08, 09:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,688
Posted By mccook

DM4, since you have absolutely no experience with...

DM4, since you have absolutely no experience with the officers in that county, I think we can safely discredit your opinion. Just last month my brother was harassed by county officers. Pretty much...
07-20-08, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,598
Posted By mccook

I totally ottsville as I cut and bulk. However,...

I totally ottsville as I cut and bulk. However, I intentionally skipped that point because 1) it gives people that are big an excuse to "bulk" before they diet 2) it concusses noobs.
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