Category Archives: fitness

Summer Fitness Competition at Work

In an effort to build morale, companies will organize some friendly competition between different groups of teams.  They count number of steps, and they even included an option to convert cycling miles into steps.  That’s cool … with all the … Continue reading

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Fitbit Surge

I earned enough recognition points at work to buy me a Xmas gift for myself.  I browsed through the web site, but there store didn’t have much that I liked so I just got an upgrade of my Fitbit … … Continue reading

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Climbing is Back, Endurance, That’s a Different Story

I’m happy to report that my climbing is back, and yes, to some extent, sprinting is there (able to pass some folks).  But endurance is still not there.  Guess it’s just going to take a bunch of long distance weekend … Continue reading

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Back into Climbing Shape

I think I’m back, or at least on the road to climbing shape again.  I guess I was trying to regain confidence that I can do those long climbs again.  Last week, I did do Page Mill, but I feared … Continue reading

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Not Getting Any Younger

After having a bout with back spasms,  I came to the realization that I’m going to be 50 in 2 months and I’m not the spring chicken I used to be.  Having back spasms it’s really painful,  and its something … Continue reading

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New Goal for 2013 … Randonneuring

Thanks to my friend Jenny Oh, I now know what I’ll be shooting for in the new year.  She’s been wanting to do the SF Randonneur series, and for that matter, I’ve been wanting to do it too (just didn’t … Continue reading

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Resting and Max Heart Rate

This weekend, I was on-call so there was no riding for me.  I was viewing some of the forums from my buddies at SoCalBikeforums.com and posted a thread on resting heart rate.  To play along with this theme, I then … Continue reading

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