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Understanding Heart Rate Zones

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The month of January has absolutely flown by, and my primary goal of being consistent has been going well. This month I was mostly focused on getting back into the routine of working out. I wasn’t really focused on my times, mileage, or stats. As we head into February, consistency is still going to be […]

Zwift FTP Builder Week 3

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So far, so good on the Zwift front! I’m now entering week three of the FTP Builder plan, which is designed to increase my base functional threshold power. I thought now would be a good time to quickly recap the first two weeks back in the saddle, and talk about how things are going.

What I Like about Zwift

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Diving into Cycling with Zwift! What is FTP???

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A couple of months ago I started using an indoor cycling program called Zwift. For the full review of my setup and my initial impression, here’s the post. I took a little bit of break at the start of December, but since the New Year I am back in the saddle, literally.

Week 1 Success, on […]

Getting Zwift! My first steps into indoor bike training.

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Hey everyone! I have a confession. Ellie and I have been secretly working out pretty consistently for the past couple of weeks. She has been doing weekly sessions at Reform Fitness, which as our friends found out for Ellie’s birthday, is a super difficult workout. She’s also been using the elliptical quite a bit at […]

BikeMS 2018 Fundraising!

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Hello all you lovely people! The 2018 BikeMS Ride to raise money for MS research is officially less than a month away! And I have extremely exciting news, Ellie is going to take part this year! We are planning on doing a thirty mile ride on August 11th to raise money for the National MS […]

The Road To Thatcher Park

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Over the weekend on our family trip to Albany, four of us set out on bicycle ride to the Thatcher Park overlook. From this vantage point you can see for miles into the Hudson Valley, and points north. Previous trips had always been by car, which made us seriously under-appreciate the change in elevation.

By the […]

20 Mile Bike in Buffalo

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Hello! Sorry for the lack of posts the past few days, life has been very… busy and interesting.

On Saturday I took a quietly planned afternoon as an opportunity to set out on the first bike ride of the season. Brindy met up with me for the trip down to the outer harbor, taking advantage of the […]

2 Fat Nerds and the Midnight Marathon Bike Ride 2014

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On Sunday night, or rather, in the wee hours of Monday morning, before the starting gun and commencement of the 118th Boston Marathon, we rode our bikes 26.2 miles (and then some) in the clear and cold, under a blanket of stars, surrounded by hundreds of like-minded cyclists doing the same. It was 2 Fat […]