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05-09-14, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Fat Boy

I think you're underestimating the power of the...

I think you're underestimating the power of the body's aerobic systems. I'm certain that blood doping would improve your 100 meter sprint and as the distance gets longer, the improvements get larger.
05-09-14, 12:23 PM
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Views: 3,758
Posted By Fat Boy

http://i.imgur.com/L2Nqcyt.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/L2Nqcyt.jpg
05-09-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,758
Posted By Fat Boy

Aren't something like the 4 of the top 5...

Aren't something like the 4 of the top 5 sprinters in the world from Jamaica, a couple have gotten popped and they all have the same coach? I think I remember that from somewhere.

So it goes,...
05-06-14, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Fat Boy

I've been gone for a while, but I can help here....

I've been gone for a while, but I can help here. If you're first, then your job is to take a whole bunch of TP and build a 'landing pad' directly under the seat so the splash is damped out.
04-19-14, 10:19 PM
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Posted By Fat Boy

Here's some interesting reading. I'm not sure...

Here's some interesting reading. I'm not sure exactly how much this relates to bike racing. I do know that the pros at The Tour who have access to a lot of water (from the crowd) on hot days are as...
04-19-14, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Fat Boy

All of what you've written is correct, but there...

All of what you've written is correct, but there are some interesting correlations in that book I linked to. The first is that they measured the level of dehydration of many people at a marathon...
04-19-14, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Fat Boy

Here's a good book...

Here's a good book (http://www.amazon.com/Waterlogged-Serious-Problem-Overhydration-Endurance/dp/145042497X/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1397943212&sr=8-5&keywords=tim+noakes) on the subject. It's really...
04-19-14, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Fat Boy

In all fairness, _you're_ the one who chose New...

In all fairness, _you're_ the one who chose New Jersey.
04-19-14, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Fat Boy

It's actually more common than not enough, and...

It's actually more common than not enough, and way more serious. People are told to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate and I it's not right. Drink when you're thirsty and train your body to tell you. Your dad...
04-16-14, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Fat Boy

I think there is something to this if you were...

I think there is something to this if you were truly in a 'wild west' situation where you could dope 'till your heart's content, but they really can't. They've got to do the micro-dosing thing....
04-16-14, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Fat Boy

I had exactly the same thought.

I had exactly the same thought.
04-06-14, 09:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,388
Posted By Fat Boy

Completely agree with wolf here. If you think...

Completely agree with wolf here. If you think 'rest is a myth', then you've never trained _really_ hard. It's not just about injuries, although they do show up when training fatigued.

In a truly...
04-05-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,388
Posted By Fat Boy

And air...don't forget air. Actually, it seems...

And air...don't forget air. Actually, it seems you may have already gone without it for a little too long already.
04-04-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,388
Posted By Fat Boy

Look, Jack. I'm just some guy typing on a...

Look, Jack. I'm just some guy typing on a computer. I couldn't give a 1/2 a turd if you agree with me or not. I'm giving good info to the OP.

To drop weight, specifically if you're trying to get...
04-04-14, 03:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,388
Posted By Fat Boy

Then do some research...

Then do some research (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=sleep+deprivation+and+weight+loss).
04-04-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 16,053
Posted By Fat Boy

This is the ticket really. Get outside and munch...

This is the ticket really. Get outside and munch to your heart's content. When traveling with work I end up working with several other guys in a small office. I go outside and eat my lunch salad....
04-04-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,388
Posted By Fat Boy

You'll tend to wake up whenever you are in a...

You'll tend to wake up whenever you are in a habit of waking up. You don't have much control over that. What you do have control over is the time at which you lay down. So shut the computer and TV...
04-03-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,388
Posted By Fat Boy

Sleep. Get plenty of it. 8 hours a night is your...

Sleep. Get plenty of it. 8 hours a night is your minimum, but 10 is better. If you're in the gym that much and using your time productively, then recovery is going to be an issue. Sleeping helps you...
04-03-14, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,302
Posted By Fat Boy

I go for about 2300/day plus something to...

I go for about 2300/day plus something to compensate for workouts/activity. When I was trying to shed weight, I would target around 1800/day and I'd go to bed hungry every night.

Recently, I've...
04-03-14, 12:56 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,059
Posted By Fat Boy

Marine Corps. infantry...that makes a _massive_...

Marine Corps. infantry...that makes a _massive_ difference. You're essentially a professional athlete. Like any other hard-charging athlete, you're definitely going to need a good whack of carbs to...
04-02-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,059
Posted By Fat Boy

Have you played around with that number? Even...

Have you played around with that number? Even doing a pretty severe workout, you're not likely to need >1000 calories of carbs. If you're doing Crossfit or bike intervals, you might burn 500 calories...
04-01-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,059
Posted By Fat Boy

If you're on a ketogenic diet, then you're...

If you're on a ketogenic diet, then you're probably <50g carbs/day and you're right, you run low on glycogen and if you're doing workouts that hit muscle glycogen, then you're not going to have an...
03-25-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,218
Posted By Fat Boy

I had a Jr. get into me at one point. It should...

I had a Jr. get into me at one point. It should have been no big deal, but the little bugger got his handlebars wedged under mine. I eventually got unhooked from him, but I don't particularly care...
03-24-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,102
Posted By Fat Boy

I agree. 1 hour at 13 mph isn't going to burn 600...

I agree. 1 hour at 13 mph isn't going to burn 600 calories unless you're pulling a wagon full of bricks and a parachute. If you're using numbers off a Garmin, go for about 1/2 of what it says.

As...
03-23-14, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Fat Boy

Ya gotta be tough when you're stupid.

Ya gotta be tough when you're stupid.
03-23-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Fat Boy

For the record, while I almost never drink any...

For the record, while I almost never drink any soda, It's pretty much a necessity when I do 12 Hour mountain bike races. I'll have Lim's rice cakes, bananas, raisins, etc, but sooner or later I bust...
03-23-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Fat Boy

Do you not have the ability to burp? I didn't...

Do you not have the ability to burp? I didn't invent this thing...just use it. 1-2 hours before the end of any big race the pros always break out the Coke.

Sugar + caffeine can be a great thing.
03-23-14, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Fat Boy

Renting will be your best bang/buck unless you...

Renting will be your best bang/buck unless you already own a folding bike that fits in a conventional suitcase and can get on the airline without a fee. I know some Euro guys buy bikes here, take...
03-23-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,102
Posted By Fat Boy

That was the impression I got. You didn't put on...

That was the impression I got. You didn't put on 13 pounds of fat in 2 weeks, especially not when you're severely restricting calories.

You have to get over this 1200 calorie thing. It's too low....
03-23-14, 11:57 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,059
Posted By Fat Boy

What the hell...I'm in.

What the hell...I'm in.
03-21-14, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By Fat Boy

Neither is a particularly good breakfast, but if...

Neither is a particularly good breakfast, but if you're eating pancakes, then, for the love of God, use real maple syrup.
03-21-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Fat Boy

That'll work. About 70-75 miles in, stop and have...

That'll work. About 70-75 miles in, stop and have a Snickers and a Coke. You'll thank me later.
03-21-14, 02:50 PM
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Views: 1,013,154
Posted By Fat Boy

fify

fify
03-21-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,102
Posted By Fat Boy

George and I rarely agree, but I'll gladly give...

George and I rarely agree, but I'll gladly give him a +1 on that post.
03-20-14, 10:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,102
Posted By Fat Boy

As usual, Wolf and I are in agreement. I'd be...

As usual, Wolf and I are in agreement. I'd be prone to ratcheting the protein up higher than that, honestly, but 400 cal/day of protein is probably quite a bit more than you're getting right now.
...
03-20-14, 04:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,102
Posted By Fat Boy

A couple things. First, you haven't put on 13...

A couple things. First, you haven't put on 13 pounds at 1200 calories/day. You aren't figuring your calories correctly. Second, by keeping your food intake very low you've completely jacked up your...
03-20-14, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Fat Boy

My wife is in Corporate Communications. She's...

My wife is in Corporate Communications. She's laid herself off (along with big chunks of the companies) a couple times. It's just kind of how it is.
03-20-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,102
Posted By Fat Boy

+1

+1
03-20-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By Fat Boy

Dew is mistaking the chicken and the egg. If you...

Dew is mistaking the chicken and the egg. If you have prior kidney damage, you will not process a large amount of protein well. However, if your kidney function is normal, then a fairly large...
03-19-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,013,154
Posted By Fat Boy

Take a look at the way COBRA is implemented. It...

Take a look at the way COBRA is implemented. It may be possible to not pay the premium up front, then if you need it, back-pay the premium and use the insurance. It sounds hokey, but I remember...
03-19-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,059
Posted By Fat Boy

Pot, Kettle...Kettle, Pot

Pot, Kettle...Kettle, Pot
03-19-14, 10:45 AM
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Views: 1,013,154
Posted By Fat Boy

My advice is to look on CL for a good bike. There...

My advice is to look on CL for a good bike. There are so many at good prices, you just can't go wrong. I got a Niner Air9 (AL 29er hardtail) with an XX drivetrain for $650. It came as a basket-case...
03-19-14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,013,154
Posted By Fat Boy

On Saturday mornings, I often do a group ride...

On Saturday mornings, I often do a group ride with my club. It's a max of maybe 20 people and we all know each other. Even then, people will sometimes ride stupid. We'll give them a bucket of crap....
03-19-14, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Fat Boy

Beggars can't be choosers...

Beggars can't be choosers...
03-19-14, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Fat Boy

I like 'em cheap and greasy...

I like 'em cheap and greasy...
03-19-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,298
Posted By Fat Boy

Lots of good info here.

Lots of good info here.
03-19-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,059
Posted By Fat Boy

Poor, George. Sorry that study doesn't fit in...

Poor, George. Sorry that study doesn't fit in with your narrative.
03-18-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,013,154
Posted By Fat Boy

Wtf, c-r-a-c-k-e-r is blocked?

Wtf, c-r-a-c-k-e-r is blocked?
03-18-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,013,154
Posted By Fat Boy

I will say that the worst regional pizza is St....

I will say that the worst regional pizza is St. Louis style. Think cheese whiz on a greasy *******. Honestly, no redeeming qualities. They do have deep-fried ravioli (bar finger-food), though, so...
03-18-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,013,154
Posted By Fat Boy

Yep. Honestly, I can think of about 100 meals I'd...

Yep. Honestly, I can think of about 100 meals I'd rather have that pizza, even a really good one.
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