Sure, you can use apps like Strava to determine if you've overtrained, but did you know your body will alert you as well? Here are (5) I've experienced: A colonoscopy sounds more fun than a bike ride. Your wife's suggestion to sell your bike for Kirklands bric-a-brac is a win-win. The stairs look like Pike's Peak so you search for … Continue reading Five Signs of Overtraining
Today, I had a tough workout. I'd logged a fast 54 on Saturday, did a moderate solo 30 miler Sunday, and with Monday being in the 70's, I jumped on my bike and logged a solo 35. My legs were like lead and climbing was a joke. Nevertheless, I pushed it when I could, trying to make … Continue reading Flavio Zappi: Inspiration to Train
Today, I want to share lessons learned from my first century back in 1985: TOSRV. Actually, it was a double century, but nonetheless, if you apply these tips, I guarantee your first century will be full of misery. I've even supplied pictures from my epic adventure; I'm wearing the cycling cap. Dress Appropriately Ignore the kits and moisture wicking fabrics … Continue reading How To Suffer on Your First Century
Although I'm still in the process of building this blog, I thought I'd at least prime the pump with a quick post. As an avid cyclist who is over 50, I wanted to create a site that interests weekend warriors who, like myself, are battling age-related issues. For what it's worth, I'm not the type who gets into the … Continue reading Welcome to Cycling Over 50!