In which we bike around Pittsburgh

Gmaps Bike Ride Around Pittsburgh

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Decided to take a long bike ride this morning rather than a long run.  I headed towards Braddock and then through Homestead to the southside, crossed the Smithfield Street Bridge, drove up through Larryville on Penn, East Lib, back to Braddock Ave, then home through Squirrel Hill.  27ish miles all told.  I’m interested to see if my legs hurt tomorrow because I didn’t really feel that tired at the end. Pics after the break… Continue reading In which we bike around Pittsburgh

Early Rise

I’ve been trying to wake up at 6AM to exercise for almost too years now, with varying degrees of success. This morning I woke up and had a visit with Maya. Successful. Yet, as you can see below, I will now suffer throughout the day because of my attempt at body/schedule restructure.

I am at my most alert when being chased by a bear. Waking up at 6am leaves me at roughly 55% awareness/responsiveness. Running at 55%, I am prone to dropping things, bumping things, forgetting things and general crankiness (or more so than usual anyway).

Please see the attached chart: