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Almost time to taper, I can smell it now.
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Recovery Week
This past weekend has forced a much needed recovery week this week which should do me good.  I even took 2 full days off on Monday and Tuesday following this WOD from T-Nation that you can find here . "Here's a tried-and-true recovery workout for you to try...
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Silver Rush Weekend
Now that was a fun weekend!  This past weekend I took another step towards Leadman and I did the Silver Rush 50 MTB on Saturday and the Silver Rush 50 Run on Sunday.   Now I only needed to complete one of them for Leadman but signed up for both of them back...
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Thanks dude.  Just gotta be smart the next 4 weeks until the 100!
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Approaching the Red Line?
Had to dial it way back this weekend after Saturday.  Was on pace this week to hit the biggest total volume week yet but then as I was riding home the long way from Boulder after taking a MTB clinic by going up Flagstaff over to Coal Creek and my right quad...
Had to dial it way back this weekend after Saturday.  Was on pace this week to hit the biggest total volume week yet but then as I was riding home the long way from Boulder after taking a MTB clinic by going up Flagstaff over...
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Quality Volume Week
Well that was one of the most solid weeks without any racing in it that I think I have done so far.  Last major week over 20 hours and it is now time to start cutting the weekly volume I think (maybe a little higher this week, yet to be decided).  Just betw...
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What a weekend!
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Had to dial it way back this weekend after Saturday.  Was on pace this week to hit the biggest total volume week yet but then as I was riding home the long way from Boulder after taking a MTB clinic by going up Flagstaff over...
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June Totals and 2015 Check In
Pretty solid month for June.  Hit the highest hourly total worth of work that I have ever done and pretty happy about that.  Could I have done more with the family being gone all month?  Yes, but I would bet that I would not be feeling as good as I am right...
Pretty solid month for June.  Hit the highest hourly total worth of work that I have ever done and pretty happy about that.  Could I have done more with the family being gone all month?  Yes, but I would bet that I would not ...
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Still Building
That was an unplanned higher volume week.  My plan was to have a "down" week to recover from the marathon but after a couple of easy days at the beginning of the week due to sore quads I decided just to roll with what ever I could get in at an easy pace.  W...
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One of the best days of the year
Bike to Work Day!  Why can't every day be like this?  Think how many less cars there would be even if they did this once a week.  My normal 8 mile ride to work turned into 17ish miles as I hit up 4 food stops.  Got in 3 breakfast burritos, 2 donuts, yogurt,...
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Approaching the Red Line?
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Had to dial it way back this weekend after Saturday. Was on pace this week to hit the biggest total volume week yet but then as I was riding

Still Building
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That was an unplanned higher volume week. My plan was to have a "down" week to recover from the marathon but after a couple of easy days at

One of the best days of the year
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Bike to Work Day! Why can't every day be like this? Think how many less cars there would be even if they did this once a week. My normal 8 m

And So It Begins
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Yep Leadman is here. The race series started on Saturday with the Leadville Marathon which means summer is now officially here. Where the he

Much Needed Recovery Week
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Felt really wore out last Sunday so decided to make this a recovery week which I have not had for 5 weeks averaging 19.5 hours a week during

I'm a little tired tonight
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Going to keep this week's post short. Biggest week that I have ever done time wise, almost 24 hours. If you want to see the daily breakdown

Over 20 and 80- Biggest so far!
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Biggest week of the year. Finally broke the 20 hour barrier for the week. Very pleased with how the volume and work is coming together even

Bike Focused Week (May 18-24)
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Not the week I was hoping for. I was hoping to hit over 200 miles on the bike but between the weather and a TUV audit at work it was a real

Run Focused Week (May 11-17)
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Solid week all around! Would have liked to get a little bit more vertical in this week but I can not complain considering I ended the week w

Recovery Focused (May 4-10)
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Pretty cool that I came across this article at the beginning of a "recovery" week. There are a lot of things in here that I need to get bett

Not a bad week (April 27-May 3)
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I can live with this week. Would have liked to have more biking mileage but like I said in my last post I am not willing to give up my gym/w

April 13th -19th
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Solid run focused week. Would have been closer to 85ish miles if the weather on Thursday and Friday would not have happened. I skipped a 10

March 30th- April 5th Training
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Solid week of balance training with a lot of it coming on the weekend. The kiddo was in the hospital half the week with a C-Diff infection a

March Numbers
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Solid month. I'll take it. Next month going to try and shoot for 250 miles running and 400 biking, just keep slowly increasing it. (click to

Make Yourself A Damn Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich
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When’s the last time you made a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and put it in a backpack for a day out? If it was recent, congratulations o

Bike Focused Week
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Back to what I would consider a "normal" volume type of week that this Leadman challenge is going to require, pretty happy about that even t

24hrs of Palmer Lake: Race Report | Trail Running and Ultra Marathons
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The inaugural '24hrs of Palmer Lake' kicked off this past weekend. First time race director, Israel Archuletta, organized this event and hos

Beers 45 and 46
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The Wynkoop Cowtown Milk Stout is by far one of the better beers that I have had this year by far. The only other beer even close to this St

Day One
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HAPPY NEW YEARS! I kicked off the year of beer challenge today with 3 beers. I meet GZ and tried to pick a new beer from a brewery that I ha

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