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Simplicity Clarice or How it All Went Wrong

While quiet, I have been busy both on two wheels and in life. In April 2015, I moved to France for reasons personal and professional, I joined a local team – Team Peltrax-CSD and got a 2nd category license, raced a LOT, crashed once – badly, most importantly I DNFed – a good number of […]

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Weekly Summary December 2 – December 8, 2013: Back to the Gym, Soreness and More

Weight program: Introduction Week 1 of 4 Monday: Off Tuesday: 20min warmup, 30min @ 90% FTP, 10min cooldown Wednesday: Weights Thursday:  Off Friday: 1:15h Indoor Z2 ride Saturday: Off Sunday:  1:30h Tacx Z2 ride Total Bikescore/TSS: 170 Total Training Time: 3:45h bike+1:15h Weights Weekly Summary I am starting to settle down into a nice rhythm working and training so it […]

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Weekly Summary June 10 – June 15: Travelling and Enjoying the Nature

Weight program: Core Exercises Only Monday:  2:40 Z2 ride 243W Avg/239W xPower Tuesday: 0:50h Z2 ride 231W Avg/231W xPower (TT bike) Wednesday: 5x5min Z5 VO2 max intervals (TT bike) 20min warmup, 3min medium intensity, 6min easy, 5x(5min Z5+2:30min rest), 10min cooldown. Interval 1: 378W Avg Interval 2: 372W Avg Interval 3: 352W Avg Interval 4: 362W […]

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Weekly Summary April 15 – April 21, 2013: My Enemy’s Enemy is My Friend

Weight program: Explosive Power Build Week 7 out of 7 Monday:  Off Tuesday: 2:00h Group Ride 230W Avg/257W xPower Wednesday: Weights Thursday: 5x5min Z5 VO2 max intervals 20min warmup, 3min medium intensity, 6min easy, 5x(5min Z5+2.5min rest), 10min cooldown. Interval 1: 348W Avg Interval 2: 352W Avg Interval 3: 353W Avg Interval 4: 347W Avg Interval 5: 354W Avg Friday: 1:20h […]

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Our Deepest Fear: Motivational Monday with Marianne Williamson

Whether we realize it or not, we are afraid of what we can achieve. By not  wanting to belittle others or to stand above the crowd, we destroy our potential. Sometimes it is casually referred to as “Fear of Success.” Achievements, even when selfish will always inspire others, who in turn would go on to light […]

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The Magic of Thinking Big: Motivational Monday with Dr. David Schwartz

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin aboard Vostok 1 became the first human in space; on July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong walked on the surface of the moon. As of today, 2013, spaceflight has become something of a routine and what we take for granted. If you rewind some 50 or more years, space exploration […]