Category Archives: Exercise

Lowest Minimum Heart Rate…

42.49 bpm at 52 years old. 😀

While doing my static apnea training

Zwift Level 20…

Got to level 20 today on Zwift. So now i get to look super flashy with the Trek Madone and the level 20 flouro outfit…

I do think Zwift need to work on the shoe and sock options.

@lovezwift

Zwift World Hack for Windows…

I just wrote up a page describing how you can hack Zwift to ride any world you wish to on any day you chose.

Zwift World Hack for Windows…

Have fun.

#lovezwift

100km Challenge Jersey…

Just about to set off on today’s training with my new 100km Challenge Jersey proudly being worn…

Looks pretty neat with the Trek Emonda and the Zipp 808 wheels…

#lovezwift

Sub 3 Hour 100km…

Proof that wholefood vegan diets rock. This old git did 25 laps of the Volcano Circuit on Zwift today and got in the top 30%…

And i’m only gonna get faster.

Growing Young – bring on the youth! 😀

Apparently i need new feet…

I just received this lovely email from Strava telling me i need to think about replacing my feet as i’ve ran too far on them…

Made me chuckle. 😀

Zwift…

I just joined Zwift, so if anyone wants to join me for a ride sometime, please do. Zwift is definitely a great way to pass away the time on the turbo trainer when you can’t get out on the road – or simply don’t want to get out on the road.

I’m ‘Growing Young’.

And they’re currently developing a treadmill version for runners too – winters and rainy days just got soooo much better. 😀

Best wishes.

More Indoor Skating…

And so the bad weather continues. Gusting over 30mph is not good for skating IMHO.

So here’s another dance step to practice while you’re stuck indoors…

Have fun.

More Indoor Skating…

Weather is still awful so a bit more indoor skating.

Another basic dance step to practice…

Keeping ones feet at 90 degrees and getting all the weight and balance transferring correctly while staying exactly on the same spot is quite challenging.

All good practice though.

Best wishes.

Indoor Skating…

So i got fed up waiting for the weather to get better. It was originally looking fairly ok for this morning on the forecast but things just got worse and it poured down over night and then it’s gusting up to 20mph and increasing down the seafront when i got up to go out. So i thought that now i have moved into my new house and i don’t have any neighbours underneath me to complain i can rollerskate indoors, so i put the skates on and starting looking up dance stuff on youtube to practice indoors over the winter months when the weather’s too bad.

And i found this…

I have to say they make it look so easy, and to be honest i don’t know how easy it would be to do in quads, but it’s certainly not easy on 90mm 85A inline wheels with fast bearings on laminate flooring. I think it’s going to take a great deal of practice to get it sorted.

But i do feel it will certainly improve my skating as it’s mostly about balance and control and hopefully i’ll get to look really cool at the rollerdisco next time i take my grand daughters. Not sure if my grand daughters will agree. LOL

So there’s really no excuses not to be skating in one way or another. If you can’t get outside to do some fitness skating you can always put a nice floor down in a room and practice your dance moves to fine tune your balance and control ready for when the weather gets better. I’m sure these winds and rain can’t last forever.

Best wishes, and hopefully see you at a rollerdisco somewhere, sometime.