Category Archives: Strength Training

MyFitnessPal & Fitocracy

I’ve been playing with the MyFitnessPal (MFP) and Fitocracy apps for a little while now. MFP is a handy way to make me really conscious of where the calories in my diet are coming from. I especially like the barcode scanner, … Continue reading

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I ran 10 miles Sunday, which is a record since hurting my knee two months ago. It was also in the snow, which was totally awesome. I had great fun watching people tip toeing carefully across the fresh powder (which … Continue reading

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2011, a recap

2011 is nearly done, and it’s been one heck of a year. The highlights include: forty-three posts (this one makes forty-four!) twenty-eight pounds lighter four half-iron distance triathlons three months meat-free (and mostly dairy-free) two 24 hour running relays one … Continue reading

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I’m trying out some of the methodology in Strength Training for Triathletes.  Yesterday was ‘test day’, in which I was to figure out the “1RM” (one rep max) for each of my chosen exercises.  This meant picking a weight I … Continue reading

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