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How long does it take to return to peak fitness?(3 posts)

How long does it take to return to peak fitness?Fez
Jul 22, 2002 1:42 PM
I was a pretty good CAT4 roadie in my prior life. Well, marriage, work, and a general overall lack of biking motivation kept me off my bike for almost a year and a half. The longer I was off the bike, the harder it was to return. I also put on an additional 15lbs.

Well, I have been training again for the past 3 weeks. I do a varied workout for 5-6 days/week and do yoga on my off day. Mainly doing a lot of spinning and going for shorter rides initially so I avoid soreness, pain and injury.

I've lost 5 lbs already, and am getting used to being on the bike again, but obviously my speed and hill climbing ability is much weaker.

How long approximately does it take to return to good form after extended absence?

I'm trying all I can to stay positive and motivated.
Depends... how old are ya'? -nmTig
Jul 22, 2002 5:07 PM
30 (nm)Fez
Jul 22, 2002 5:58 PM