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Forum: MS Fitness Today, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Adapt and move forward

It's Saturday - and it's snowing - again. On the good news front, I managed two climbing days last week, I got 41 miles and 3400 ft. in on Sunday and 9.5 miles with 1300 ft. in on Tuesday. In light...
Forum: MS Fitness Today, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Hey GS, I take a fair bit of aspirin or generic...

Hey GS, I take a fair bit of aspirin or generic extra strength excedrin, although generally after exercise, not before. I do the maximum recommended dose of two 325 MG pills, which seems to take the...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-04-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
I understand your frustration Marina, seems like...

I understand your frustration Marina, seems like not long ago I was in a similar situation. Sometimes we do need to take time for ourselves to concentrate on bringing ourself back to where we want...
Forum: MS Fitness 04-01-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Bummer Marina and Dave, one of the hazards of...

Bummer Marina and Dave, one of the hazards of being active I suppose. No one can accuse you of not trying. Hope you're back in form soon.

The last two weeks here have been great, in spite of a...
Forum: MS Fitness 03-18-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Triple Bypass training

Did the first ride of my Triple Bypass training schedule yesterday. 40 miles, a little over 3 hours, pretty flat. Tried to keep my heart rate down, concentrate on cadence and pedal stroke. Didn't...
Forum: General 03-18-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
One of the things I appreciate about this Web...

One of the things I appreciate about this Web site Dave, is the straight shooting honesty where it's needed, PC Police be damned, along with all of the factual information of course.

I was a late...
Forum: MS Fitness 03-15-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Just back from a couple of weeks of beach time in...

Just back from a couple of weeks of beach time in Florida. About 3 weeks ago we got 6 inches of snow then the temp turned way down and stayed there and I got the same head and chest crud Veronica...
Forum: MS Fitness 02-17-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
The weather hasn't been conducive to riding...

The weather hasn't been conducive to riding lately, cold and windy with a scattering of snow every three or four days. I did get one pretty good ride in, 50 miles that included a few short hills but...
Forum: MS Fitness 02-06-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Training update

I love the wind - sometimes

Got out on the bike 3 days last week but only for about 70 miles total. Most of these were leisurely rides, ie: slow. The warmer days generally come in on the back of a...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-29-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,665
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Tomzas, what I have read on frequency of...

Tomzas, what I have read on frequency of resistance training is for people under the age of about 50, 3 times per week is ok, possibly with a reduction every 3rd or 4th week. For people over 50, 2...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-28-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Ron, my own story is pretty similar. I spent a...

Ron, my own story is pretty similar. I spent a couple of years moving into a more progressive form of MS which I finally seem to have gotten under control with Rituxan. I do believe exercising...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-19-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Really a great report Veronica. Talk about...

Really a great report Veronica. Talk about finding a way and moving forward, definantly you. Next year, the ski bike!

Ps: glad you had snow.
Forum: MS Fitness 01-17-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Triple Bypass

Veronica, hope the skiing went well, I am looking forward to the report. It hasn't been a banner year for snow here but of all areas of the state, you picked the best one. Sorry about the weather...
Forum: MS Fitness 12-23-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Oooops, I ate the cookie Dave. And it's brother,...

Oooops, I ate the cookie Dave. And it's brother, And it's sister - And maybe a few cousins too. Then there were those chocolate covered pecans my sister always sends - horribly addictive little...
Forum: MS Fitness 12-12-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Gotta hand it to you Dave, getting out for a ride...

Gotta hand it to you Dave, getting out for a ride right after getting home is above and beyond, and for intervals no less!

Wish I could say I'm doing that well. Holidays and stuff going on at the...
Forum: MS Fitness 11-29-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Hey Marina, it does get to be a lot doesn't it? ...

Hey Marina, it does get to be a lot doesn't it? This is the weight workout I can do in about an hour. I do it twice a week. I use 9 upper body machines. I do 3 sets on each machine, one set of 12...
Forum: MS Fitness 11-28-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Thanks girls, finishing the ride without having a...

Thanks girls, finishing the ride without having a shoulder to lean on was certainly a confidence booster in terms of self reliance. In the final analysis, it really only cost me a slower walk across...
Forum: MS Fitness 11-25-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Cindy, I've done a fair bit of cycling at...

Cindy, I've done a fair bit of cycling at altitude and I can't say it's affected me any more than anyone else just because of the MS. Drink plenty of water, the body needs more at altitude. Sounds...
Forum: MS Fitness 11-24-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Tour de Tucson 2017 What a perfect time of year...

Tour de Tucson 2017
What a perfect time of year for a bike ride in Tucson. Temperatures between 50 and 80, perfect sunrises and sunsets, calm and quiet, almost enough to make a person think they...
Forum: MS Fitness 11-13-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Alain, I did check out the Bionix wheels as well...

Alain, I did check out the Bionix wheels as well as an assortment of e-bikes. The Bionix is pretty cool, the only e-wheel I've seen that claims an 80 mile range and sure enough, it can replace the...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 11-08-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,174
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
That seems to be it exactly Linda, if the rituxan...

That seems to be it exactly Linda, if the rituxan doesn't seem to be working it might be worth a try to switch to ocrevus.

On the improvement front, I've noticed some minor ones too. I am walking...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 11-08-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,174
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Good question Linda. I wondered about the...

Good question Linda. I wondered about the difference between them too. Apparently, although the drugs are very similar, there are a couple of potentially important ones. With rituxan, possibly...
Forum: MS Fitness 11-01-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Wind, wind, and more wind

TM, great to hear you're making headway, hoping it continues.

Alain, glad the Ocrevus seems to be helping. With my Rituxan program, I noticed lessening of progression shortly after I started, but...
Forum: MS Fitness 10-23-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Teena Marie, as far as I'm concerned you ARE the...

Teena Marie, as far as I'm concerned you ARE the inspiration. I know how hard it is and the uncertainty that is involved in recovering from a major setback and I want you to know how much I...
Forum: MS Fitness 10-09-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,116
Posted By AMFADVENTURES
Smile Just past 3,000 miles

Ha, just past the 3,000 mile marker for the year - and it's snowing outside. Whew!

Veronica, I had you in mind when I mentioned the mental stimulation I'm getting currently, because of your move to...
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