Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Some fine folks at the University of Texas tested me this week as part of a research study into arterial stiffness. My body composition measurement showed 7.9% fat - as my weight is now 15lbs higher than post-Trans Europe, I've obviously managed to lard myself up successfully over the last eight months. My VO2max test score of 60 (OK, I'm rounding up from 59.7 - sounds better!) was pleasingly high given my advancing years and lack of serious training at this point. Blood work results tomorrow should be interesting, to see whether my cholesterol has kept in check.
Friday, February 05, 2010
Claire and I are getting ready to run together for two days at the end of February in Tulsa, OK. February 27 is the inaugural Tulsa Running Club Post Oak Lodge Marathon, and February 28 is the 50K, both on trails. Tulsa seems like a great running community, and this race is being wonderfully planned and organized. Claire's running long and strong every week now; I'll be trying to keep up with her with my gimpy right leg, while saving some energy for speaking at the pasta dinners.