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02-21-19, 08:22 AM
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Posted By wphamilton

My 2019 goal is to speed up my 5K run pace to 70%...

My 2019 goal is to speed up my 5K run pace to 70% age-performance which would be 22:30
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,565
Posted By wphamilton

Here is a list of research related to the 2005...

Here is a list of research related to the 2005 study that I linked to earlier https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?linkname=pubmed_pubmed&from_uid=15503124. Look through them. Also the OP study...
02-20-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,780
Posted By wphamilton

If this keeps up, the high-end bikes will be...

If this keeps up, the high-end bikes will be those with lightweight powerful motors, and our feather-light carbon fiber race bikes will be looked at as manually operated beaters, in the shape of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,565
Posted By wphamilton

If redlude97 is talking about this one...

If redlude97 is talking about this one https://www.researchgate.net/publication/20133617_Synergism_of_glucose_and_fructose_in_net_glycogen_synthesis_in_perfused_rat_livers One of the authors, J.H....
02-20-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,354
Posted By wphamilton

I used to attach a helmet to my rear view mirror...

I used to attach a helmet to my rear view mirror because it holds it in place pretty well. But if felt too dangerous not having a mirror when I'm not bombing down a rocky path in a foreign nation and...
02-20-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 642
Posted By wphamilton

I can do 20-25, but I only try once every few...

I can do 20-25, but I only try once every few weeks. I think that's above average for my age (almost 60) but it would take 35-40 to be exceptional.

In fact, any adult doing over 40 pushups is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,565
Posted By wphamilton

If so, two things "they" might not be aware of. ...

If so, two things "they" might not be aware of.

1. The above is not from one of those "science articles" or "misleading headlines" that you're railing against.

2. Sustainable percentage of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,565
Posted By wphamilton

It's from 2005 so probably not news to everyone,...

It's from 2005 so probably not news to everyone, but if you can sustain a higher percentage of VO2max at 100 rpm, I think that would be valuable to know.
Forum: Commuting
02-19-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 6,253
Posted By wphamilton

Cold and wet, both ways, the low lying portions...

Cold and wet, both ways, the low lying portions of the trail already filled up enough to drag my chain through the water. It's supposed to rain through the weekend with storms here and there so I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,565
Posted By wphamilton

It confirms that efficiency is lower at high...

It confirms that efficiency is lower at high cadences, but perhaps not that they gain no real benefit. The maximal energy turnover rate was higher at 100 rpm than at 80 (while efficiency was 3.4%...
02-19-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,354
Posted By wphamilton

I don't know that it's "usually" one crowd or the...

I don't know that it's "usually" one crowd or the other, but the main reason is that we have very good data about fatalities (in part due to FARS database), but spotty reporting and inconsistent data...
02-18-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,537
Posted By wphamilton

Stretching not a pre-exercise thing for me, at...

Stretching not a pre-exercise thing for me, at best pointless for the activity and at worst inviting injury. Like everyone else in High School I was forced to stretch before football practice,...
02-18-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,184
Posted By wphamilton

MSG is ok if they don't go overboard with it....

MSG is ok if they don't go overboard with it. Those that do, the offenders are mostly Chinese food places IME, you can smell it just like after you have a dish that's overloaded with it.
02-15-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 238,968
Posted By wphamilton

Is it that hard to follow: if "common sense"...

Is it that hard to follow: if "common sense" tells me that a helmet may be needed more for driving than cycling, and yet I don't wear one driving, it follows that I want to wear one cycling even...
02-15-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,184
Posted By wphamilton

I think you can correlate the "sticky table test"...

I think you can correlate the "sticky table test" just walking in, with the smell of old grease and overloaded venta-hoods, lingering odors of a fish fry or bbq smoke or other things depending....
02-15-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 2,836
Posted By wphamilton

Only if you want to design your training is some...

Only if you want to design your training is some sensible way. I'd personally be wonking out on that if I were 20 years younger. Athletes my age, let's say 50+, have to work it out other ways and...
Forum: Foo
02-15-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 652
Posted By wphamilton

It's been a problem for me also, 2,911 people in...

It's been a problem for me also, 2,911 people in the USA have the same first and last name as me. (census search How Many of Me (http://howmanyofme.com/search/)) Including some real nut-cases and...
Forum: Foo
02-15-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 652
Posted By wphamilton

I noticed that the "scan" of "known" information...

I noticed that the "scan" of "known" information and who's searching for you or selling your data and so on looks scary without providing much immediate information, and makes you want to correct...
02-15-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 2,836
Posted By wphamilton

Man, you're just getting random at this point. ...

Man, you're just getting random at this point. I'm out, proselytize away.
02-15-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,174
Posted By wphamilton

BillyD has a good point, and just maybe the...

BillyD has a good point, and just maybe the apartment complex has them because storing bikes (or anything) under a stairwell is sometimes a code violation. They may have just removed all of the...
02-15-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 2,836
Posted By wphamilton

Do you know HOW you work on mechanics, and if so...

Do you know HOW you work on mechanics, and if so do you see how that would be contradictory with your recommendations?

And how does that relate at all with what I responded to Macha? Was that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,079
Posted By wphamilton

"Less contact with the road" does not equal "less...

"Less contact with the road" does not equal "less friction", which in my humble opinion leads to a lot of the confusion surrounding the subject. The shape of the contact patch does alter the rolling...
02-15-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 2,836
Posted By wphamilton

Sure if you ignore transient physiological...

Sure if you ignore transient physiological conditions, chemistry, activities other than training, external influences, dietary fluctuations, external psychological pressures, other physical...
02-15-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 2,836
Posted By wphamilton

Nope. High intensity intervals are not going to...

Nope. High intensity intervals are not going to help my pedaling mechanics much. Threshold running isn't going to help my running economy. Get on and go works for the first six months or a year,...
02-15-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 2,836
Posted By wphamilton

And, since you're in about the same age range as...

And, since you're in about the same age range as I am, I'll bet that like I did you designed your volume and intensity around what your body could absorb rather than performance markers such as...
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