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Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,730
Posted By SeanMA

Treatment suggestions for chronic achilles paratenonitis

Not to be confused with achilles tendinosis, or the old general term, achilles tendonitis.

The heal chord is fine, it's the paratenon that's inflamed.

I'm Looking for any suggestions on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-10, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By SeanMA

Usually, the further back cleats are, the less...

Usually, the further back cleats are, the less risk there is of biomechanical issues arising. People who suffer from achilles tendon problems, hotspots, numbness and foot cramps often see...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-10, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,066
Posted By SeanMA

Just because it seems like most had an easier...

Just because it seems like most had an easier time in dealing with achilles tendinitis/tendinosis, I wanted to stress that you should not ride through the pain!

I made that mistake this winter. On...
03-11-10, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By SeanMA

Do a lot of walking for my job and the ankle...

Do a lot of walking for my job and the ankle started acting up a lot the other night. It was just starting to feel pretty good too. Man, I hope this isn't something I deal with all of my life like I...
03-07-10, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By SeanMA

Injured and missing training?

This is a thread where you can vent about your injury, and how it is cutting into your training time. If anyone has experienced the same injury, feel free to offer input on what has worked for you,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-09, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,048
Posted By SeanMA

oh, and ... http://www.edenathletics.com/90bpm

oh, and ... http://www.edenathletics.com/90bpm
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,048
Posted By SeanMA

regardless of your taste, this should help......

regardless of your taste, this should help... http://webmetronome.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-09, 08:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,555
Posted By SeanMA

Take many old innertubes, cut each of them...

Take many old innertubes, cut each of them width-wise once so they can be pulled to make one long tube, tape them all together with duct tape, perforate the entire length of your innertube hose as...
09-10-09, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By SeanMA

no ideas, but nice signature. mmm, Jawbreaker

no ideas, but nice signature. mmm, Jawbreaker
09-10-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,608
Posted By SeanMA

I have to wait upwards of 2 1/2 hours, otherwise...

I have to wait upwards of 2 1/2 hours, otherwise I cramp up and get burpy.

Digestion utilizes blood, which will detract from the cardiovascular supply. Of course, it also depends on what you're...
08-05-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By SeanMA

As stated, atkins can work, but is optimal if...

As stated, atkins can work, but is optimal if you're a couch potato. If you're an active person, this diet is not for you. Much of the weight loss is from the water loss that comes with high protein...
06-30-09, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By SeanMA

Right - I know risking...

Right - I know risking hyperinsulinemia/hypoglycemia is a dumb idea, and I don't recall saying I was considering it, haha. Like I said, simply curious if it's been done.

Thanks for the reference...
06-23-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By SeanMA

Non-diabetics supplementing with insulin

Has anyone ever heard of non-diabetic cyclists (or other endurance athletes) taking insulin injections to optimize glycogen reserves in the liver and muscle after meals?

Just curious if it's ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By SeanMA

It rained for the past few days here, so I've...

It rained for the past few days here, so I've done a lot of walking instead of riding. I live around cranberry bogs, and as I rounded the entrance to one of the bogs I noticed a baby dear in the...
05-28-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,855
Posted By SeanMA

Creatine is a supplement used to replenish ATP-CP...

Creatine is a supplement used to replenish ATP-CP which is used by the muscle during more explosive exercises such as lifting, sprints, dashes, etc. It doesn't have much applicable use to cycling,...
05-28-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,530
Posted By SeanMA

Eating that much of anything will give you gas,...

Eating that much of anything will give you gas, hah. With all that beta-carotene and fiber, you'll be one orange, smelly being. And don't listen to the hogwash of comparing carrots to candy bars....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 7,529
Posted By SeanMA

I'd say my main hobby is learning and practicing...

I'd say my main hobby is learning and practicing nutrition. Not so much cooking, but learning how nutrients effect the body, how to eat right, etc. It's what I went to school for, but it's not...
03-26-09, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By SeanMA

Categories; #s vs letters

I was researching lettered categories, and found a thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=511986&highlight=categories) on racing categories; letters vs numbers, but I'm still a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-09, 06:39 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,450
Posted By SeanMA

" [Flexes] Yea... that's what happens when you...

" [Flexes] Yea... that's what happens when you cycle a while." :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 05:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,495
Posted By SeanMA

I got some rollers in December, and I've been on...

I got some rollers in December, and I've been on those about twice a week ever since. It's just so boring. I also built a single speed mountain bike that currently needs a new tube, but is a blast in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,559
Posted By SeanMA

Yea. I know I'm embarrassed for them; I do wonder...

Yea. I know I'm embarrassed for them; I do wonder how they feel about it.

A multi-million dollar company pushing an "anarchy theme" is down right corny in the first place, but the spray paint......
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,988
Posted By SeanMA

I was wondering if I heard that correctly...

I was wondering if I heard that correctly :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,419
Posted By SeanMA

no

no
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 22,456
Posted By SeanMA

Currently working at a liquor store (barely). I'm...

Currently working at a liquor store (barely). I'm not getting enough hours because there's just not enough business. However, I'll soon be graduating with a BA in Applied Nutrition. I'm also in the...
01-17-09, 08:51 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,905
Posted By SeanMA

Exactly. I think its one of the more valid...

Exactly. I think its one of the more valid programs out there, and it's very motivating. Just knowing that the people who designed it, or Tony Horton, call it muscle confusion when they know better...
01-16-09, 07:50 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,116
Posted By SeanMA

Currently working at a liquor store (barely). I'm...

Currently working at a liquor store (barely). I'm not getting enough hours because there's just not enough business. However, it's only a college job, and I'll soon be graduating with a BA in Applied...
01-14-09, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By SeanMA

Hey, I know a few people have already said that...

Hey, I know a few people have already said that your diet has too few calories, but I remember telling another girl this - it's impossible for a woman of any height, weight, or age to acquire proper...
01-14-09, 06:39 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,905
Posted By SeanMA

Yea, the muscle confusion notion is silly. You...

Yea, the muscle confusion notion is silly. You can't confuse muscle - you can have compound exercises, and whole body work outs, etc. in various routine designs, but slapping a misleading name on it...
12-17-08, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By SeanMA

I agree that the body burns more fat than...

I agree that the body burns more fat than carbohydrate in summation, and also prefers to store energy as fat. I was far too general in my statement about carbs being the preferred macronutrient, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-08, 06:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,485
Posted By SeanMA

Yep. 11 lbs so far, but I hope to keep most of...

Yep. 11 lbs so far, but I hope to keep most of it. Last summer at 133, being 5'11, I started looking scary, so I'm welcoming the weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By SeanMA

Oof!

I already posted this in the track forum, but I figured some of you would appreciate it.

:eek:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=d43_1228740849
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By SeanMA

Yikes

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=d43_1228740849
12-13-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By SeanMA

It's cool you've realized that fats are friends...

It's cool you've realized that fats are friends not foe, and are important for endurance athletes. What book/books are you referring to, just out of curiosity? I'm kind of surprised they'd advise 50%...
12-11-08, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By SeanMA

OP - The whole "eat the least amount of fat as...

OP - The whole "eat the least amount of fat as possible to lose weight" is an 80s dieting fad that is too black and white, and is junk. There are a few vitamins which are fat soluble, so you need fat...
12-06-08, 01:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,401
Posted By SeanMA

Some edge people are pretentious little...

Some edge people are pretentious little hypocrites, and many aren't. Like I said, there are a lot of idiot thugs representing edge, but there a lot of good people into straight edge. I'm not the type...
12-05-08, 06:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,401
Posted By SeanMA

I've been straight edge for over 5 years. I'm...

I've been straight edge for over 5 years. I'm proud of it, but I've got friends who are into drugs/booze and that's fine. There are good straight edge kids, and there are thug idiots ruining a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-08, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By SeanMA

Powder Coating

I got a great deal on an 08 CAAD 9 earlier this year, but I'm not a huge fan of the paint work, and I know a lot of people weren't when they came out. Any of you ever powder coat your aluminum bike?...
11-17-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By SeanMA

http://ib.berkeley.edu/people/faculty/profiles/mor...

http://ib.berkeley.edu/people/faculty/profiles/more/gbrooks.php

complete with powerpoints. oh joy.

*nvm, that's just Brook's profile. Google dude - look at google's scholarly tool too. There's...
11-17-08, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By SeanMA

Machka - I'm almost 23 - 5'11 - was 133 in Sept,...

Machka - I'm almost 23 - 5'11 - was 133 in Sept, currently at 141, and I'm sure I'll be gaining more.

BBS - true, but at least I'm not losing water weight which stresses organs like...
11-16-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,228
Posted By SeanMA

I'm glad you're not fond of the idea of eating...

I'm glad you're not fond of the idea of eating less, seeing it's impossible for a woman (any age) to be sufficiently nourished if she's consuming less than 1200 calories. The malnutrition will slow...
11-16-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By SeanMA

My weight yo-yos. Is this bad?

My riding schedule tapers off in the winter, and I get back into strength training/lifting each year. In past years, I've gone from roughly 133 to 158 lbs. Is there any harm in dropping and gaining...
11-11-08, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By SeanMA

Well, you know that the fat is in the yolk, and...

Well, you know that the fat is in the yolk, and you know the difference between the fats. If you were keeping the yolks, there could be a difference between the overall egg composition. Some farmers...
11-11-08, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By SeanMA

Hopefully this link...

Hopefully this link (http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/exercises.php?MainMuscle=Calves&Equip=&Isolation=) works for you. Bodybuilding.com's exercise section let's you pick a muscle group, and what kind...
11-11-08, 07:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,590
Posted By SeanMA

I think the biggest difference between the two...

I think the biggest difference between the two would be the Total Dietary Fiber content. Oats are known as a good source of soluble fiber, but cheerios aren't far off. I found this from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,698
Posted By SeanMA

Nice. The summit house has many nice views. I've...

Nice. The summit house has many nice views. I've always wanted to see if I could ride up to it. That area's beautiful this time of year.
11-05-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By SeanMA

Egg protein is "the gold standard" for protein...

Egg protein is "the gold standard" for protein alone, and it terms of price/gram, it is the cheapest. I used to buy protein powders, but I was definitely overdoing it in terms of % pro in my diet....
11-05-08, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By SeanMA

Hope this helps...

Hope this helps http://www.ultracycling.com/nutrition/nutrition.html. Nutrition articles written in layman's terms by Ph.ds, MSs and Registered Dietitians.
10-31-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By SeanMA

If you're of healthy weight and bike a good...

If you're of healthy weight and bike a good amount, you're probably fine. There's 5 grams of sat. fat in 8 oz. of whole milk, but without knowing the exact amount in a 20 oz latte, it's hard to tell....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By SeanMA

regaurdless, chat it up. I tend to initially not...

regaurdless, chat it up. I tend to initially not like those who I'll end up liking later on. Maybe you'll find out they're a better person than you thought. Unless they really are a ******bag, haha
10-24-08, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By SeanMA

Any knowledgeable personal trainers out there?

1. I've been tossing around the idea of becoming a personal trainer
2. I'm currently a senior Applied Nutrition major

After doing some research on becoming a personal trainer, I read that there...
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