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A false peak, such a thing?(4 posts)

A false peak, such a thing?Canidraftyou
Aug 24, 2002 12:35 PM
In the past month I posted that I give 110% because my brother can't! My brother has pasted since. My cycling was almost zero, I had no "desire". This brings up my question. Three weeks ago was right between build 1 and build 2, im just now getting back on the bike and legs feel strong, but my cardio has lost conditioning. Im wanting to regain some kinda form, a "False peak" is there such a thing? There is a few races in sept. that I would like to do so that I can put an end to the season. Do I repeat build 1 or do a moderate build 2? My thoughts on this is to do all form riding, group rides, form sprints at 80% and do a few endurance rides, maybe something like 9 hr weeks. Then just prior to race week take it down to 6 hrs. I use the Cycling Bible, but ive kinda got off the schedule by a large sum.

Any input is welcomed.

Peace
Check VeloNewsKerry
Aug 24, 2002 1:20 PM
There was an article on this a few issues back in VeloNews. Don't have time right now to dig out the reference date. Check the VN web site - the article may be posted there.
Not able to find it, maybe im looking in the wrong spot.Canidraftyou
Aug 25, 2002 7:37 AM
June 17 issueKerry
Aug 25, 2002 3:46 PM
Here's the plan (called "Shake and Bake Race Fitness")

Week 1 & 2
Monday -rest
Tuesday - VO2 Max intervals
Wed. - recovery
Thurs. - 4 hill intervals first week, 5 hill intervals 2nd week
Fri. - recovery
Sat. - spin ups
Sun. - race-rehersal ride

Week 3
Mon. - recovery
Tues. - VO2 Max intervals
Wed. - recovery
Thurs. - spin ups
Fri. - day off
Sat. - practice race day warmup
Sun. - race day