Category Archives: equipment

Goal Setting For Each Workout And Thoughts About PowerCrank Training For Running And Cycling

  Hi and thanks for coming by! Sometimes I forget to listen to my own advice – do you ever do that? I was recently climbing on my trainer bike, to do a pre-run PowerCrank workout, when it occurred to … Continue reading

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In The Winter Or At Altitude On The Bike Dress For The Descent

  Hi folks, I was in the pool today, when a fit-looking guy, who kindly reminded me that his name is Steve (I seem to have trouble remembering names, with apologies to Steve), mentioned that he enjoyed reading my blog. … Continue reading

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New Technologies Can Be A Pain In The Butt If You Rely On Them Too Heavily

  Put it on the seat, turn around, and whoosh it’s gone. Technology gone crazy, not to mention those bloody automatic taps that only work half the time. Too complicated for their own good. Hi folks, You can be seduced … Continue reading

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Try Speedplay Pedals To Eliminate Knee Pain On The Bike

  Hi folks, I was out riding with Sue the other day, when she mentioned that she continues to have knee pain whilst riding the bike. This reminded me of the time, several years ago, when I moved over to … Continue reading

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Work On Balance And Lower Leg Strength To Reduce Risk Of Ankle Injuries Whilst Running Trails

  Hi folks, I was running along a trail today, having a great time, when my left foot landed on the edge of a rock hidden under leaves. My left foot rolled to the left, my body dropped to transfer … Continue reading

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Give Elastic Laces A Real Try Plus Kids Provide A New Perspective On The Use Of Yoga Toes

  Hi folks, Kids really are interesting, especially with respect to how they use their imaginations to create whole worlds in their heads (and chaos around them). If you stay young at heart you can do this too, but it … Continue reading

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Introductory Video Lesson On Yoga Toes From FitOldDog’s Continuum And Dance Teacher For An Endurance Athlete

  Hi folks, I recently published a blog post about the effect of Continuum training and yoga toes on the health of my feet and my shoe size. This generated some interest from Pauline, an endurance athlete who introduced me … Continue reading

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You Can Have Sex After Abdominal Aortic Surgery But You Might Want To Be Careful At First

FitOldDog says that you can have a good sex life as you age, if you have solid self esteem and you stay in shape, and this applies to those with abdominal aortic surgery, but you have to be careful following you surgery. Continue reading

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Of Stiff Necks, Beauty, And The Power Of Exercise Over Your Life

FitOldDog’s advice is that you ask yourself whether you are spoiling your life by being unnecessarily stiff-necked about something, and enjoy the beauty of life with the aid of fitness and exercise. Continue reading

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The Sock Is Back So It’s Time For FitOldDog To Break In His New Bike Shoes

FitOldDog’s advice is to take the slightest of symptoms seriously until you can work out what is going on, reach a correct diagnosis, and fix the problem. Continue reading

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