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Ever since I left the military and my activity level dropped, I started gradually putting on weight. As I had always been reasonably active (even at my heaviest, I hiked the Inca Trail in Peru - including the 14,000 ft mountain passes) and had a reasonably healthy (low fat) diet, it had never really worried me. 12 years later, finally I am motivated to do something about it.

Cycling has become my passion, and I regularly go on 120-130 mile rides with my club, and do the longest and steepest mountain climbs in the country.

Now trying to convert my cycling passion into Triathlon by adding running and swimming. Intermediate goal is a half-marathon in July 2021. Also just starting to get back into swimming as pools are re-opened.

Aiming at some Sprint Triathlons (500m swim, 20 km ride, 5 km run) in in November/December 2021.

Member Since: 7/10/2006

Fitness Minutes: 274,486

My Goals:
Trying to get to a 'healthy' weight of 165 lbs 75 kg.
Goals for 2020:
* Complete a half-marathon in mid 2021.

My Program:
Cycling 3-4 times per week, with a combination of long rides to improve my cruising speed on the flats, with some shorter hill intervals.

Running 4 times per week.

I have become a bit of an exercise data geek, and keep a close eye on my performance, training load and recovery through Garmin, Training Peaks and Strava.

Bodyweight strength training + 25 kg (55lb) dumbbells, depending on the exercise

Personal Information:
Melbourne, Australia having recently relocated from Seattle in the US.

Other Information:
Feeling really great that I have got my BMI under 30 (14 Oct 06). I'm no longer obese, merely overweight.

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