I often get asked if cardio interferes wuth your ability to gain muscle. Most often, I think this question is wishful thinking from those looking for excuses not to do cardio. There is a grain of truth in it though, if you do too much… Read More »Can you gain muscle if you do cardio?
Today I cycled 120 miles, it took 12hrs even though I only made quick stops to buy water. The first 30 miles were easy because they followed the Tauber river, then I started the seemingly never ending climb up the B45. A this point I… Read More »Tour de Hans – Scooby gets his butt kicked again
Of course do as your doctor recommends, but often you can safely work around injuries. If you can find a way to do your desired exercise without stressing the affected joint/muscle then you are home free. This can take some creativity but for most injuries… Read More »Working around injuries
Fitness is all about taking it one day at a time. If you try to bite off more than that it can be overwelming and lead to hoplessness. Just focus on the here and now, dont worry about tomorrow but exercise and eat healthy today.… Read More »Take fitness goals one day at a time
I took a quick morning snack break before I knew what trouble I was in. After my snack break the long hill climb started. Im still waiting for somebody to recognize me and offer me a shirt! Luckily a warm day, quite comfortable.
Although I did 105 miles today, conditions were perfect – smooth, hard roads and a tailwind. I dont even feel like I earned my big breakfast. Today is a perfect day to fit in a workout, Im gonna do an hour of pushups and crunches… Read More »Didnt even earn my big breakfast! Yet.
Very few people over the age of 21 can eat whatever they want and still have 6-pack abs – maybe 1%. This important because many people have a fatalistic view and maje excuses, they say: “I have a slow metabolism, I cant get lean” Poppycock!… Read More »Very few people are naturally ripped!
* All you need to do is 13hrs cardio a day! The breakfast buffets become a game of seeing how many calories I can shovel in . Its rare I can do this so its really enjoyable. MMmmm, strong German coffee loaded with sugar and… Read More »Eat all you want and still lose fat*
I can barely walk after my 13hr ride today. The biggest challenge on the Tour de Hans will be to keep fron destroying my butt. Im an idiot, no idea what I was thinking. Doing 130 miles on smooth roads is one thing but I… Read More »Scooby gets hit butt kicked, literally
In many ways, Germany has got it right healthwise but in some ways its so incredibly wrong. In Germany every street has its own dedicated bike lane. Because bike transportation is so fast and easy, many people commute by bike and in doing so get… Read More »Germany vs. USA, who is healthier?