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Old 01-20-2012, 03:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
handcycle2005
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I was asked to start this thread by VitoVino.
This all started when i volunteered to be a general fitness coach in the Team FitDay:Running/walking club thread.

My background.

I started running in high school in 1976. I competed in cross-country and track(distance) in both high school and two years at a community college.
I continued to run , completing approximately 600 races (including high school/college) ranging from a half mile to 25K though the large majority were in the 8-20K range.

I regularly lifted weights and started cycling when, in my mid 30s, I noticed I was not recovering from my runs as well as I used to.

In June of 2004, I was hit while cycling to work bringing to an end my running and cycling.

The following April, I bought a handcycle and completed a metric century the following August. In May of 2007 I completed a full century.

Currently, I coach cross country and track at a local high school.

What I have to offer is over 35 years of personal experience and an insatiable need to know about my sport that led me to keep up on the latest developments in training.

Please note: I am not a personal trainer, registered dietitian or any other credentialed professional.

Just somebody with a keen interest in fitness and learning.

So, fire away!
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Last edited by VitoVino; 01-20-2012 at 04:55 PM. Reason: added thread icon per HC request :)
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