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03-26-15, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By tadawdy

4 mmol/L comes from an old study. 4 mmol/L was...

4 mmol/L comes from an old study. 4 mmol/L was labeled as "onset of blood lactate accumulation" (OBLA) because past that point, in that study, the lactate accumulated much more quickly.

Here's a...
03-24-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,553
Posted By tadawdy

No joke. While the newer statins have fewer side...

No joke. While the newer statins have fewer side effects overall (decreased chances of muscle pain and brain fog, specifically), they obliterate the training response to exercise in some people.
03-23-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,306
Posted By tadawdy

Just an educated guess: mtn bike seat too low?

Just an educated guess: mtn bike seat too low?
03-23-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By tadawdy

yeah, 8 is high. It is possible, though. He...

yeah, 8 is high.

It is possible, though. He could also just have a testing error.

"...MLSSc has been reported to demonstrate a great variability between individuals (from 2-8 mmol/L) in...
03-22-15, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,553
Posted By tadawdy

For a lot of them, this is an issue. Looking...

For a lot of them, this is an issue.

Looking at the results of independent tests, creatine is almost always what it says on the label. But, it's so cheap to make and unflavored than faking it...
03-22-15, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,553
Posted By tadawdy

Beta alanine is not a replacement for arginine;...

Beta alanine is not a replacement for arginine; beta alanine is a precursor to carnosine. arginine is a precursor of NO. Beta alanine does improve performance in interval-type work of 1-4 min.
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03-22-15, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By tadawdy

"I find it to be around 80-85 mmol/L. That is...

"I find it to be around 80-85 mmol/L. That is crazy high..."

Yes, it is. That is an implausible concentration.

You do say it's "lactatex10" earlier in the post, which at least leaves you with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,933
Posted By tadawdy

I'm guessing that, since he posted a link to...

I'm guessing that, since he posted a link to bicyclebluebook, he thinks it's worth $600ish.
10-23-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,659
Posted By tadawdy

This is part of the trouble of just saying 5x5....

This is part of the trouble of just saying 5x5. What's the frequency? Load relative to 1RM? If we are debating the merits of 3x5 done 3x/week vs 5x5 (5 working sets) done once or twice a week, I'll...
10-19-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,975
Posted By tadawdy

For the cost of the C2, you could have invested...

For the cost of the C2, you could have invested in a power meter...but cross-training can be fun
10-19-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,659
Posted By tadawdy

For anyone else reading, 5x5 is not a beginner's...

For anyone else reading, 5x5 is not a beginner's program...OP is mixing up the Starting Strength and 5x5 programs. 3x5 on squats, 3x/week is plenty for someone new to the program. 5x5 will lay you...
04-07-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By tadawdy

Bodyweight training is great for general health...

Bodyweight training is great for general health and fitness purposes. The studies that have shown benefits to cycling performance have mostly used fairly heavy loads (3-8RM), so BW is unlikely to cut...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,327
Posted By tadawdy

I'd say you're doing it right. Bike rides...

I'd say you're doing it right.

Bike rides are places for cycling girlfriends, not wives.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By tadawdy

I wouldn't worry about it if you're not having...

I wouldn't worry about it if you're not having any problems. The plumb bob technique is just a decent place to start.

If you really want to change it, you'll need a seat post with more set back
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-12, 11:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,262
Posted By tadawdy

From the route map, it looks like it descends Lee...

From the route map, it looks like it descends Lee Hill, not ascends. It looks like they came south from Lyons and then went up Left Hand Canyon, and went up Olde Stage Road, which is fairly steep...
08-25-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,437
Posted By tadawdy

Hamstring curls are fine. I prefer deadlift...

Hamstring curls are fine. I prefer deadlift variations for various reasons. They do train different functional uses of the hamstrings (knee flexion vs. hip extension).
08-25-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,437
Posted By tadawdy

Quads: Front Squats. Calves: calf raises . The...

Quads: Front Squats.
Calves: calf raises . The seated calf raise puts slack on the gastroc, and the soleus contributes more.
08-25-12, 01:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,253
Posted By tadawdy

Is it a calorically heavy diet, though? For...

Is it a calorically heavy diet, though? For actually gaining weight, energy content is most important.

When I am riding, I have to stuff back calories in the form of dense carbs, or I lack energy...
08-23-12, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By tadawdy

Some people just feel this way during strenuous...

Some people just feel this way during strenuous efforts. I once trained a family of pukers. No one else has ever thrown up during a session, but you had to watch it with these guys.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 17,571
Posted By tadawdy

I don't think that's gonna fit up there.

I don't think that's gonna fit up there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 11,008
Posted By tadawdy

In all of studies showing an average of a 25%...

In all of studies showing an average of a 25% increase in VO2 max in previously untrained people, that was the average. Some people (whose maxes were mostly quite low to start with) improved by a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,405
Posted By tadawdy

I have about a 30 minute commute. I ride my Trek...

I have about a 30 minute commute. I ride my Trek (1.2, I think) with fenders and a rack, and wear shorts and MTB shoes. If clipless and shorts are better for riding, why not use them? If I just have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By tadawdy

Are they, though? An electric system should be...

Are they, though? An electric system should be able to accurately measure the power being put into the system via voltage measurement, shouldn't it? I would think the reason this method isn't more...
08-06-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By tadawdy

Despite what you may have heard, this is true....

Despite what you may have heard, this is true. yes, on average subjects gain a certain percentage on whatever attribute, but there is considerable spread among the subjects around that mean (high...
08-06-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By tadawdy

CrossFit can be ok, if you're into what they do....

CrossFit can be ok, if you're into what they do. It very much depends on the affiliate.

I would doubt you would be able to safely do much of CrossFit with previous herniated disk issues. There...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,193
Posted By tadawdy

You asked. I'm not saying the evidence is totally...

You asked. I'm not saying the evidence is totally conclusive, but it's at least interesting. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20840561)

It's certainly asinine to claim there's no evidence.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,889
Posted By tadawdy

As to whether strength training helps endurance...

As to whether strength training helps endurance cycling performance, you'll get different answers.

Andy Coggan says no. Pretty vehemently. His argument is that, with limited exceptions, cycling is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,564
Posted By tadawdy

I have a Chris King, and got the little grease...

I have a Chris King, and got the little grease gun tool. Just pump in new grease. I like it a ton better than the megaexo bb's. Those were nothing but trouble for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,438
Posted By tadawdy

Most studies find patients with non-specific LBP...

Most studies find patients with non-specific LBP are most pleased with the treatment they get to choose. When they're assigned to treatment groups, much of the treatment satisfaction disappears.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,438
Posted By tadawdy

Oh, but some do. I've gotten mailers from chiros...

Oh, but some do. I've gotten mailers from chiros claiming to be able to cure things like asthma and allergies.

I do believe some types of manipulations can help some conditions, but I'd rather see...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By tadawdy

I think it depends on the type of foot you have....

I think it depends on the type of foot you have. I have a functional flatfoot, and the rigid CF soles are far and away more comfortable than less-rigid shoes, even on longer rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,012
Posted By tadawdy

Here's one idea...

Here's one idea (http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=out+of+whack&searchmode=none). It appears to be an idiom in which one of the meanings of the words has been lost. Pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-11, 10:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,212
Posted By tadawdy

It's called "metathesis." It's common, but I...

It's called "metathesis." It's common, but I still dislike it. The problem is if you say "Favre" the way it's written, you sound either pompous or stupid.
12-21-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By tadawdy

Either the reviewer has a defective resistance...

Either the reviewer has a defective resistance unit, or he has it set up incorrectly. He also doesn't say how fast he's turning that big gear, or what that gear is. A 50/12 at 60 rpm is only about...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,659
Posted By tadawdy

Yeah, but you'd likely still be better off with...

Yeah, but you'd likely still be better off with an old Schwinn with downtube shifters or something similarly indestructible. If it's going to be heavy (outlandishly so in this case), it may as well...
12-20-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By tadawdy

Which magnetic trainer do you have? The decent...

Which magnetic trainer do you have? The decent ones I have ridden have had reasonable resistance, though not as much as a KK. No way you could just plow ahead at 120 rpm in the 53/11.

I found good...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,117
Posted By tadawdy

I think you're overestimating the purchasing...

I think you're overestimating the purchasing power of $10K. A good trainer alone will eat up much of that in a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,684
Posted By tadawdy

I have one of the Castelli thermal jackets from...

I have one of the Castelli thermal jackets from Bonktown. I love it. Have ridden down into the mid teens and it was great.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,144
Posted By tadawdy

They've seen it. Mostly, they don't like it. It's...

They've seen it. Mostly, they don't like it. It's simply too slow, compared with the other sports we have access to. Indoor is much better to watch, to the American eye. I've played and watched both,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By tadawdy

+1. The bearings in mine are really, really...

+1. The bearings in mine are really, really smooth.

I do think the front (I have an R28 on the front) is not very laterally stiff, and I'm not a big guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,953
Posted By tadawdy

You know what they say..."Back rubs in the front...

You know what they say..."Back rubs in the front room turn into front rubs in the back room."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,953
Posted By tadawdy

To be fair, I have some female clients (and a...

To be fair, I have some female clients (and a girlfriend) who can gain what looks like really significant muscle mass on their upper bodies. Some women can gain a little mass, and sticks out on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,821
Posted By tadawdy

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,907
Posted By tadawdy

Time spent riding is time spent sitting. ...

Time spent riding is time spent sitting.

Don't be deluded that cycling is without it's biomechanical demerits.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,318
Posted By tadawdy

Nope. You just go somewhere else. In the case of...

Nope. You just go somewhere else. In the case of bike parts, that "somewhere else" is online.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,102
Posted By tadawdy

As Andy Coggan has said, you shouldn't think of...

As Andy Coggan has said, you shouldn't think of HR and power as directly determining each other. There's really another level of control above both. Decreased central motor drive explains the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,515
Posted By tadawdy

Lobster claws are the most cost-effective things...

Lobster claws are the most cost-effective things I've found. Swix Cross-Country Ski mitts at $40. Hands were fine yesterday at 15 deg. Shifting works perfectly well.

For those of you who use toe...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-11, 12:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,993
Posted By tadawdy

I'd rather not.

I'd rather not.
12-08-11, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 644,650
Posted By tadawdy

Getting annoyed with what seems like a lack of...

Getting annoyed with what seems like a lack of reliability in the Powertap SL+.

1st one died after 1st ride. Messed up transmitter. That cost me a box and shipping.

Before today, the...
12-06-11, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,001
Posted By tadawdy

Do I need a headset spacer?

I've worked my way down to taking off the last little spacer under my stem.

I have an FSA threadless headset. Pretty standard stuff. Is there any reason I need to have a spacer between the headset...
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