Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fitness & Nutrition Stuff
Features
May 31, 2013 posted by

Fitness & Nutrition Stuff

Video streaming by Ustream Our latest chat had no theme, just a lot of fitness and nutrition q and a along with our standard fare of inside jokes and nonsense….

Everest View
biking
May 28, 2013 posted by

Everest View

Due to the long weekend, today’s Munday’s post is happening on Tuesday. Moving towards the Yak Attack, here’s an old post from ’07 on my first trip to Nepal. I’ve…


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Pinky Front Levers, 1-9, More Radness
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May 24, 2013 posted by

Pinky Front Levers, 1-9, More Radness

For your Friday Psyche, here’s some major training radness from Jan Hojer. Try watching this and then having a bad training session. It’s impossible, well, unless you get injured trying…

Does Your Heart Rate Monitor Lie?
Fitness
May 23, 2013 posted by

Does Your Heart Rate Monitor Lie?

You heart rate monitor lies to you. It doesn’t mean to. But our OCD society, wanting things tidy and compartmentalized, asks it to do more than it’s capable, which is…

Depressed? Soda = Bad, Coffee = Good
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May 21, 2013 posted by

Depressed? Soda = Bad, Coffee = Good

This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, since soda’s getting linked to almost everything bad that happens to humans, but it now seems related to depression as well. The…

Racing vs Surviving
cycling
May 20, 2013 posted by

Racing vs Surviving

I had a Nepal post ready for today when I ran across Robert Millar’s blog on the Giro d’Italia called “It’s become survival training.” This year’s Giro has suffered from…

Everest, India, and Yak Attackers
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May 17, 2013 posted by

Everest, India, and Yak Attackers

The Yak Attack is coming! The Straight Dope is going to be taken over for a while about an amazing trip I had this winter that I’m finally getting time…

Does Red Meat Shorten Your Life Span?
health news
May 14, 2013 posted by

Does Red Meat Shorten Your Life Span?

Today I’ll shed some rationale on the wackiness that masquerades as news. It’s been a while since I’m turned a critical eye on the wires. Because of the site transition…

Birthday Challenge: Nerd Style
challenges
May 13, 2013 posted by

Birthday Challenge: Nerd Style

“Everything in moderation. Including moderation.” – Oscar Wilde High five to the Fitness Nerd, Denis Faye, for completing his first birthday challenge. As we wandered though Redondo Beach as the…

The Value of Boot Camp
Fitness
May 12, 2013 posted by

The Value of Boot Camp

I started a boot camp today. It’s not someone else’s but one of my own devices. I made it up because I don’t have any focus. Not to get fitter,…