Recovering from a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) AKA concussion, a personal experience report..
The most challenging cycling road race in the USA?.
Some great and not so great miles..
Tips on how to eat and recover when training and racing..
Nutrition and training tips (used with permission)..
Analysis of various workouts..
2022-05-14 Origins of the Alta Alpine 8-Pass Challenge Double Century: The Mad Dog Death March Documentary
2022-02-15 'Extreme' Exercise, Atherosclerosis, Coronary Artery Calcium Score — “Exercised, The Science of Physical Activity, Rest and Health”
2022-01-30 Science Daily: Researchers discover how lactic acid weakens anti-tumor defenses
2022-01-30 RealClearScience: The Ultimate Performance Enhancing Drug
2022-01-30 RealClearScience: How Regular Exercise Restructures the Brain
2022-01-01 Cardiac Stress Test Echocardiogram up to Max Heart Rate, with a Surgical Mask
2021-10-27 Sebastian Rushworth MD: “Is intense exercise bad for your heart?” (a critique)
2021-08-21 Sebastian Rushworth MD: Does exercise improve cognitive function?
2021-07-27 Trying to Break Through Long-Haul COVID
2021-07-10 Dr. Satchin Panda on Circadian Insights into Exercise Timing, Melatonin Biology, and Peak Cognition
2020-12-04 Long Haul COVID-19: “New York Times: Exercise After COVID-19? Take It Slow”
2020-12-02 Long Haul COVID-19: “JAMA: Coronavirus Disease 2019 and the Athletic Heart Emerging Perspectives on Pathology, Risks, and Return to Play”
2020-07-29 How Long-Term Endurance Exercise Impacts Your Genes: “Cell: Skeletal Muscle Transcriptomic Comparison between Long-Term Trained and Untrained Men and Women”
2020-06-07 Pseudo-KETO: Three Months on a Low Carbohydrate and Low Sugar Diet
2020-05-28 Ultra Endurance Exercise: Nutrient Deficiency in Magnesium, Iodine, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Selenium, Chromium? (Tailwind Endurance Fuel Boosts Me)
2020-04-28 The Ongoing Disinformation Campaign by the Medical Establishment: Context-Dropping and Lying by Omission about Masks
2020-04-10 Evicted from Alabama Hills: Security Theater Brought to Bear on Health
2020-03-04 Southern Inyo Double Double Century
2020-03-02 Reader Comment: Heart Health and Diet
2020-03-02 Mayo Clinic: Extreme Physical Activity May Increase Coronary Calcification, But Fitness Still Prevails (“Hearts of Stone”)
2020-02-19 Relationship Between Lifelong Exercise Volume and Coronary Atherosclerosis in Athletes
2020-02-15 Can an Extreme Endurance Athlete Have an Early Heart Attack? CT Coronary Calcium Scan, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Statins, Atherosclerosis, etc (UPDATE with a cardiologist viewpoint)
2019-06-30 Science News: Gut microbes might help elite athletes boost their physical performance
2019-03-18 Commentary on Sodium Supplementation during Prolonged Exercise
2019-03-14 Sodium and Electrolyte Losses During Prolonged Exertion
2019-03-12 Experience Report: 2019 Southern Inyo Double Century
2019-03-12 Experience Report: 2019 Joshua Tree Double Century
2019-02-28 Southern Inyo Double Double Century
2019-02-02 Various Interesting Health Findings in Science Daily: Exercise and Hidden Fat, Extreme Exercise and Heart Disease, Fasting, Brain and Fasting, Peripheral Neuropathy
2018-07-25 The Best Performance Enhancer for Cycling: Drafting
2018-07-06 Counting Up My Double Centuries and Double Centuries in 2018
2018-07-05 Exercise may be best medicine to treat Post-Concussion Syndrome
2018-06-30 Finished: Alta Alpina 8-Pass Challenge
2018-06-29 Alta Alpina 8-Pass Challenge
2018-06-20 2018 Terrible Two Double Century: Good and Terrible
2018-05-21 2018 Davis Double: Strong Headwinds, Moderate Heat, Force of Will Gets it Done with a Little Help from a Pool and Ice
2018-05-12 Central Coast Double Century: Won Highland Route, Exactly 8 Weeks After My Crash/Concussion
2018-05-07 Extreme Exercise May Induce Low-Level Atherosclerosis
2018-04-20 Emerging Research Shows that Health and Wellness Starts with Diet and Exercise and Sleep
2018-03-12 Counting Up My Double Centuries
2018-03-12 Benefit of Cycling as Aging Progresses: Stronger Immune System, Muscle Tissue 30 Years Young
2018-03-12 2018 Double Century #2: Joshua Tree Double Century in Twenty Nine Palms, CA
2018-03-09 Poor Customer Service Not Good for Any Business — Double Centuries Included
2018-02-28 Thoughts on Recent Training, What I’ve Learned and What Remains to Learn
2018-02-24 2018 Double Century #1: Camino Real Double Century in Irvine, CA
2018-02-04 Double Century Schedule for 2018
2018-01-25 How is Drafting in a Paceline Different from an Electric Motor?
2018-01-01 Double Century Schedule for 2018
2017-06-03 Completed: 2017 Eastern Sierra Double Century
2017-04-01 Completed: Southern Inyo Double Century, and Using a Face Mask for Dust
2017-02-24 Completed: Camino Real Double Century
2016-09-24 Heart Damage from Excessive Endurance Training?
2016-07-19 Exercise Helps You Get in Shape for Old Age
2016-06-18 Next Up, the Toughest Double Century of all: Alta Alpina 8-Pass Challenge
2016-06-17 Properly timed exercise aids memory
2016-06-17 Iodine Deficiency from Exercise
2016-06-17 2016 Eastern Sierra Double Century: a Win in Spite of Extreme Conditions and No Aid at the Worst Section
2016-05-28 How is Drafting in a Paceline Different from an Electric Motor?
2016-04-16 Are Grains the Culprit in Health and Weight? Is 'Wheat Belly' a Crackpot Diet? (UPDATED through 29 April)
2016-04-06 2016 Solvang Spring Double Century
2016-03-14 2016 Southern Inyo Double Century and Joshua Tree Double Century
2015-07-17 Veloflex Vlaanderen Tubular 700 X 27C: Putting to the test for Alta Alpina 8-Pass Challenge
2015-04-03 External Iliac Artery Endofibrosis and Leg Pain in Cyclists
2015-03-22 Three Double Centuries, a Week Apart
2015-02-22 Aggressive Start to 2015: Two March Double Centuries Planned, Maybe 3
2015-02-21 Fitness Pre-test for a Double Century
2014-11-13 Exercise Has More Than Physical Benefits
2014-04-17 Younger Skin Through Exercise?
2014-04-01 Panda Licorice Powers Me Through the Solvang Double Century
2014-03-24 Solvang Spring Double Century — Results
2014-03-18 Solvang Spring Double Century
2014-03-16 To Draft or Not to Draft: What Does it Accomplish?
2014-03-09 First Long/Hard Ride in Preparation for Double Century
2013-02-07 Are Your Risking Intestinal Damage by Using Ibuprofen During Exercise?
2012-07-02 Recovery from a Double Century (normally not bad, a virus is no fun)
2012-07-01 Alta Alpina 8-Pass Challenge Double Century, 1st Finisher, 2nd Place
2012-06-23 Alta Alpina 8-Pass Challenge Double Century, 20,300' Ascent on June 30
2012-06-15 Alta Alpina 8-Pass Challenge Double Century, 20,300' Ascent on June 30
2012-06-05 Alta Alpina 8-Pass Challenge Double Century, 20,300' Ascent
2012-05-07 HDL Cholesterol and Body Fat
2012-04-29 Devil Mountain Double Century: 206 miles and 18,870+ Vertical Feet
2012-04-24 Devil Mountain Double Century: 206 miles and 18,000+ Vertical Feet
2012-03-28 Solvang Spring Double Century Performance Analysis
2012-03-28 Solvang Spring Double Century Experience Report
2012-03-22 Solvang Spring Double Century
2012-03-14 Power Output During the Death Valley Double Century — Possible Explanations
2012-03-09 Analyzing Power Output During the Death Valley Double Century
2012-03-06 Death Valley Double Century As a Self-Supported Ride — DONE!
2012-02-23 Nutrition for a Double Century
2012-02-23 Death Valley Double Century As a Self-Supported Ride
2012-02-22 Comfy Tires for a Double Century
2012-02-17 Endurance Energy Source with Protein
2011-06-19 Stats This Year