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Weigh-In Monday

Weight: 79.3kg Body fat/LBM: 18.9%/64.3kg TBW: 54.1% Riding: 204km Calories: Not many.

Yay! I made it. 79.3kg thats 12st 7lbs. That is just about the lowest weight I've got down to in 3 years. I ditched the food diary and just ate at mealtimes and worked hard on the bike. I put in quite a few high intensity intervals last week and my legs are stronger for it, but right now base is still my major development need. But, it really does help to get great results when you put in the effort - helps to motivate and keep going. Looking back through my food diary (when I did update it) I can see that the week was excellent and the weekend was a disaster. I kind of knew that but seeing the results of being good will spur me on - I still don't know how I managed to resist some lemon cheesecake on Friday night. Eat your heart out Lance.

And of course I'm off to La Santa in Lanzarote on Thursday with my new sub 13st body. Only a mere 4kg to go till I hit 75kg (or for you imperialists thats 11st 11lbs) so I am over halfway to my weightloss goal. I definitely felt the difference riding yesterday. I was catching people on the climbs rather than dropping back. That is until I got passed by some whippet from Addiscombe CC on White Downs ... with another 4kg off I'll be spinning up that 16% gradient rather than eyeball popping up it (!)

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