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I'm Cyclehen, a physical therapist who works with...

I'm Cyclehen, a physical therapist who works with children and young adults with developmental and acquired disabilities in a school system setting. I'm an avid cyclist, and find myself often...
Forum: Northeast
07-09-11, 02:08 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

I'd drive into Arlington-- you can do this after...

I'd drive into Arlington-- you can do this after work hours for an evening ride (traffic is mostly coming out of the city). You can park at any one of a number of parks, schools, or community...
Forum: Southeast
05-27-11, 04:09 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

scared off by predictions of severe...

scared off by predictions of severe thunderstorms... and I could have gotten a ride in. Damn.
01-03-10, 07:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,137
Posted By cyclehen

probably, but I'm not getting on the scale until...

probably, but I'm not getting on the scale until I'm back on the bike
10-08-09, 07:22 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

Take a Sunday-Tuesday break after one of your...

Take a Sunday-Tuesday break after one of your long Saturdays, and I'll bet you come back stronger.
09-22-09, 04:46 PM
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Views: 2,735
Posted By cyclehen

makes me feel 12 again!

makes me feel 12 again!
09-20-09, 03:31 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

Out and back ride of 30 miles. Was really...

Out and back ride of 30 miles. Was really cookin' along on way out, thinkin' to myself what great shape I must be in. On the way home realized that my great condition was a tailwind, and plodded...
09-17-09, 05:14 PM
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Views: 1,302
Posted By cyclehen

Don't know if anyone else has this issue-- my...

Don't know if anyone else has this issue-- my "wall" has to do with the sun. I am blonde and very fair skinned, and even with a long sleeve jersey feel like crap when I'm in the sun more than about...
09-13-09, 07:44 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

A beautiful 25 mile ride in perfect weather,...

A beautiful 25 mile ride in perfect weather, followed by a long drive to visit my very depressed (and depressing) in-laws. I wouldn't have made it through the day without my sanity ride!
09-11-09, 05:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,925
Posted By cyclehen

Yen got it right

Yen got it right
09-08-09, 07:49 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

When my husband and I ride "together" he tends to...

When my husband and I ride "together" he tends to take off and leave me behind. The ironic thing is that I can, and want to, ride much farther than he can/does. So we don't ride together anymore. ...
09-08-09, 06:06 PM
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Views: 1,007
Posted By cyclehen

Unintended weight loss can be a symptom of an...

Unintended weight loss can be a symptom of an underlying medical problem (ex: diabetes), so get a physical to make sure there's not something going on.
09-07-09, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By cyclehen

PB&J on whole wheat Bananas granola or Kashi...

PB&J on whole wheat
Bananas
granola or Kashi bars
09-02-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,201
Posted By cyclehen

I think it's no helmet, no ride. Rolling over is...

I think it's no helmet, no ride. Rolling over is not the only threat-- collision with a car or another cyclist could also happen. I'm a physical therapist who has worked with kids with severe head...
08-31-09, 06:47 PM
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Views: 1,805
Posted By cyclehen

wear them all the time-- a habit like my helmet.

wear them all the time-- a habit like my helmet.
08-26-09, 07:12 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

Dove dark chocolate squares. A little keeps me...

Dove dark chocolate squares. A little keeps me away from the really bad stuff-- cookies, cake, etc. Gotta live a little :)
08-26-09, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By cyclehen

Don't let anyone diagnose you over the internet. ...

Don't let anyone diagnose you over the internet. Get checked out by your doctor to rule out any potentially serious problems. My father had a serious heart valve problem discovered after an episode...
08-19-09, 08:28 AM
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Posted By cyclehen

But wonderful! You'll appreciate the bike all...

But wonderful! You'll appreciate the bike all the more after. What a great way to slow life's pace!
08-18-09, 05:52 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

did, but shouldn't have. Was way too tired but...

did, but shouldn't have. Was way too tired but dragged out 24 slow miles anyway. Need a couple of rest days, but just can't seem to listen to the body sometimes! Hopefully it will rain.
08-17-09, 06:16 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

oh Velotel, those pics are beautiful!!

oh Velotel, those pics are beautiful!!
08-16-09, 07:25 PM
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Posted By cyclehen

I stretch after while cooling down-- quads, hip...

I stretch after while cooling down-- quads, hip flexors, hamstrings, adductors, low back at minimum. If I have time I'll do more, but those are my problem areas.
08-16-09, 11:25 AM
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Posted By cyclehen

40 miles on the W&OD in Virginia. A lovely...

40 miles on the W&OD in Virginia. A lovely morning. Nap after :)
08-16-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By cyclehen

a little Nestles Quik-- you don't have to make it...

a little Nestles Quik-- you don't have to make it real dark/sweet to taste fantastic after a long ride!
08-15-09, 04:48 PM
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Views: 2,445
Posted By cyclehen

oatmeal for am; rice for pm

oatmeal for am; rice for pm
08-13-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,638
Posted By cyclehen

You've done this before? Losing weight by crash...

You've done this before? Losing weight by crash dieting and then regaining it is even more damaging to your health than being overweight. You need to make sustainable lifestyle changes or you are...
08-11-09, 06:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,050
Posted By cyclehen

scarier than this, I once rode behind a guy for...

scarier than this, I once rode behind a guy for miles (would've passed if I could've) whose shorts were so old (or so tight) as to be essentially see-thru in the sun. Check your look from the...
08-09-09, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,668
Posted By cyclehen

If your current bike is comfy and works ok, I'd...

If your current bike is comfy and works ok, I'd also suggest waiting and riding for a while before you decide. You may find that your riding plans change (the bug bites hard, or not at all).
08-02-09, 02:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,050
Posted By cyclehen

I am most scared by the cyclists who should be on...

I am most scared by the cyclists who should be on the road, passing at high speed without warning. This occurs frequently on the MUP I ride, and I've seen two related crashes. People need to...
08-01-09, 01:18 PM
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Views: 6,965
Posted By cyclehen

I'm confused as to why you can do resistive leg...

I'm confused as to why you can do resistive leg presses and hamstring curls but can't bike. If my surgeon told me to get rid of my bike, I'd get another opinion.
07-21-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By cyclehen

My smoothie has a banana and 2 servings of frozen...

My smoothie has a banana and 2 servings of frozen strawberries in it. Salad and a veggie w/ dinner (or just more veggies-- like Machka says the servings are small). That's my minimum of 5. Usually...
07-20-09, 11:55 AM
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Views: 2,228
Posted By cyclehen

I'd take a bag lunch and go (assuming you...

I'd take a bag lunch and go (assuming you otherwise like and want to be with these people). If anyone asks about your food, its the perfect opportunity to let folks know that your vegetarian...
07-16-09, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,875
Posted By cyclehen

I'm curious if anyone else finds this true--...

I'm curious if anyone else finds this true-- dairy products are one thing I can never eat on a long ride. I have a few opportunities for great ice cream along several long rides I take. It would be...
07-16-09, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By cyclehen

if you usually ride in the 60s, and are not...

if you usually ride in the 60s, and are not acclimatized for the heat, I'd pass on it.
07-16-09, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By cyclehen

my name and emergency contact info on the inside...

my name and emergency contact info on the inside of my helmet
07-14-09, 01:07 PM
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Views: 683
Posted By cyclehen

+1

+1
07-09-09, 04:42 PM
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Views: 774
Posted By cyclehen

check this link: ...

check this link:
http://www.dsusa.org/ChallMagarchive/challmag-spring03-RXforFun.html
07-07-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,735
Posted By cyclehen

reminds me of that old SNL bit, the...

reminds me of that old SNL bit, the "bass-o-matic"! Seriously, I think I would have a really hard time w/ the texture, more than the color.
07-04-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,070
Posted By cyclehen

Physical therapists are "mainstream" medical...

Physical therapists are "mainstream" medical professionals who take a lot of interest in your type of problem-- not just in diagnosing it, but treating it. Find one who specializes in sports...
07-02-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,685
Posted By cyclehen

I think it is helpful to refocus your attention...

I think it is helpful to refocus your attention on performance factors. There will always be some flaw you can be unhappy with if physical perfection is your focus. Instead look at how much...
06-30-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,638
Posted By cyclehen

The diet and activity level you describe is not...

The diet and activity level you describe is not healthy, and not sustainable; it is an eating disorder.
06-30-09, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,439
Posted By cyclehen

this would make me feel like crap. I'm personally...

this would make me feel like crap. I'm personally not into feeling bad. I eat a small breakfast of oatmeal or toast before, then a banana on the ride. Then I feel grrrrrreat!
06-30-09, 10:30 AM
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Views: 735
Posted By cyclehen

seems to me the question is "fit for...

seems to me the question is "fit for what"?
06-13-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,751
Posted By cyclehen

It is truly annoying to get dieting advice from...

It is truly annoying to get dieting advice from the unsuccessful. I hated my body and "dieted" unsuccessfully for years. I finally made peace, and decided to view food in a "what does this do for...
06-12-09, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,875
Posted By cyclehen

Hope the ride went well! I think the best advice...

Hope the ride went well! I think the best advice is to eat what you know will digest when you're riding. I think how much you need to eat varies depending on a number of factors, including the time...
05-29-09, 05:01 PM
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Views: 649
Posted By cyclehen

If you are riding hard and stop without cooling...

If you are riding hard and stop without cooling down, you could experience a drop in blood pressure that could cause dizziness. As you start moving again, muscle activity supports increasing BP...
05-28-09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,521
Posted By cyclehen

Do not be surprised when your skin turns orange...

Do not be surprised when your skin turns orange if you continue to consume that many carrots.
I think you would do better nutritionally w/ a little more variety in your snack choices.
Eat a...
05-17-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,965
Posted By cyclehen

Contact your doctor. I had a similar thing...

Contact your doctor. I had a similar thing happen, so my doc put me on a 24 hour Holter (small portable) monitor which I used while I exercised. Turned out it was nothing to worry about, but better...
05-15-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,211
Posted By cyclehen

Over training is really hard to diagnose solely...

Over training is really hard to diagnose solely w/ heart rate, since some people manifest w/ increased resting heart rate, while others can have decreased resting heart rate. Fatigue, irritability,...
05-14-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,699
Posted By cyclehen

My admiration is all over you guys!! Bike on!!

My admiration is all over you guys!! Bike on!!
05-14-09, 05:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By cyclehen

I used to make a kick-butt strawberry rhubarb...

I used to make a kick-butt strawberry rhubarb pie-- until rhubarb disappeared from all our local groceries. Used to be able to get it frozen any time of year. Where/when to get rhubarb?
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