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Power of positivity

Power of positivity. Following up from my last post, here is a picture of my blood sugar levels on the third day.  If you ever wonder what I mean when I say each day is a different, this should be … Continue reading

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First Race

Last Saturday I participated in the Barry-Roubaix Gravel Road Race. http://barry-roubaix.com/ A 62 mile race in the middle of Michigan near Grand Rapids. The week(s) leading up the race I was both nervous and excited about it. Nervous because we’ve … Continue reading

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An Evening with Andy Potts

Mental Toughness: “the ability to consistently perform towards the upper range of your talent and skill regardless of competitive circumstances.” I recently had the chance to see Andy Potts speak.  Andy, started with a recount of his journey to winning … Continue reading

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Getting through the Leadville 100 MTB Race

Early in 2013 a group of 30+ Vision Quest (http://www.visionquestcoaching.com/) athletes had signed up to do the Leadville 100 MTB race many were roadies, some were triathletes (me) some were avid mountain bikers.  I did have a little background in … Continue reading

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Hell and back?

I posted on Facebook on Saturday that I had been to hell and back.   After I posted it I sort of regretted it.  My ride that day was hell but not like the hell that my friend Katie goes through … Continue reading

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Stop and Start

The question has come up lately about whether or not to stop your watch during a workout.  For instance at a rest stop during a bike ride do you stop your watch?  Or at a stop light while running do … Continue reading

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Leadville training weeks ?

I am here. I arrived in Leadville today.  It seems like the last month has been a whirlwind.  This is it.  This is the true test.  I’m not going to spend a lot of time rehashing the past but I … Continue reading

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TOUR DE UCAN

No this isn’t a race.   The name of the post signifies my experiment with  UCAN this weekend. I did two completely different rides and had two completely different results.  I found it pretty interesting to see the difference they had … Continue reading

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Leadville training weeks 8-10 – flatlanders unite

Although it looks like my average day blood sugars the above picture is the elevation changes of the leadville mountain bike race.  I try not to look at this too much.  Depending on what minute (yes minute) of the day … Continue reading

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Leadville training week 7?!!!!!

Whew! I can’t believe I’ve been training for Leadville now for 7 weeks, my plan was to blog every week but time has been a tough commodity to come by lately.  In order to make things work these last few … Continue reading

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