Ignite Boulder 8

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Met up with JM and GZ tonight for Ignite Boulder 8. What is that? Ignite Boulder is a night of presentations with a twist. Presenting on a subject of their choice, speakers have exactly five minutes to teach something, enlighten us, or simply inspire–backed by twenty slides auto-advancing every fifteen seconds. Quick, fun, and smart, we sell out the Boulder … Read More

Performance Management

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One of the charts that Neal put up at the lecture was a Performance Management Chart. The idea was that you could track your effort and workload in such a way that you could measure your “form”. Form = Fitness + Freshness, where fitness is result of training stress and freshness is the result of rest. Let’s see how I … Read More

Calories

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As mentioned, I have been counting calories — meaning I write down what I burn and what I consume. I have done no modifications to my diet during this period. I still ate what I normally would. I just observed. The goal was to understand my caloric intake a bit better. How much fuel does that meal give me for … Read More

BTR Speaker Series: Training Intensity

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Last night, I went to see a presentation put on by Neal Henderson. Neal is the director of the Sport Science department at Boulder Center for Sports Medicine and an elite coach. He has been named USA Cycling’s national coach of the year in 2009 based on his work with multiple-time world champion Taylor Phinney. Given that resume and a … Read More

iPad

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Of course, I was all excited to see what Jobsus would bring down from the mountain yesterday. The tablet was real. Finally. Nearly tired of it dominating the rumor discussion for the last few years. However, from there it kind of went downhill for me. I agreed with Steve that netbooks are not great for anything. They are cheap computers. … Read More