Monthly Archives: April 2015

Strength Training at Age 92 With Mark Rippetoe

Again, still amazed by this guy Mark Rippetoe and his great writing and inspiration on strength training.

Some time ago i posted about Gus, http://wp.me/p43zCo-8t and now here is some update on her advance in strength training.

She is 92 years old!!!!!!

http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2015/04/28/strength-training-at-age-92-with-mark-rippetoe/?singlepage=true

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Don’t make bicyclists more visible. Make drivers stop hitting them.

Great article from the BikeSnobNYC.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/04/15/dont-make-bicyclists-more-visible-make-cars-stop-running-them-over/

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Mark Rippetoe: Losing Bodyfat or Gaining Muscle Mass: Which is More Important?

“Muscle mass comprises between 30 and 50 percent of your body’s total weight — the more the better. Composed of more than 650 muscles, it is the primary user of calories in the active human body, and the storage facility for most of the body’s protein. Muscles are the motors which move the skeleton — the system of levers we use to interact with our environment — and are therefore responsible for our physical relationship with our surroundings.

Fat, on the other hand, is where calories are stored, not used. Mostly, fat just lays there, using very few calories itself but hoping you’ll use the calories it stores as fuel for muscle contraction. In great quantities, the few hormones produced in adipose tissue may become metabolically significant, and in great quantities adipose tissue can become the host of significant amounts of inflammation.”

http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2015/04/09/losing-bodyfat-or-gaining-muscle-mass-which-is-more-important/?singlepage=true

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March calories, kilometers

According to Endomondo here are my activity numbers for March 2015.
Endomondo_Mar2015More precise numbers for March split by activities would be like this-you see, i like the details 😀
Cycling transport-209 km
Mountain biking-94 km
Walking-24 km

Yesterday i picked up my mountain bike from a friend who is doing a great job of maintaining it in top condition, so it is ready for new riding season.

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