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  • #19661
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    DBentley
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    Hi Lynda. I’m in the middle of the Masters build and race plan.

    1) Regarding the Monday and Wednesday maintenance weights workouts would I possibly want to back off a bit or skip the legs on these on the week before an A race or is it not enough of a workout to worry about?

    2) What is your opinion on fore and aft saddle positioning? I used to go with the traditional plumb bob from patella dissecting the pedal spindle but lately I have this about half an inch in front of the spindle.

    thanks!

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    Lynda
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    1) By the time week 11 of the plan rolls around you should be adapted enough to the strength training routine that it is a good plan to continue.

    2) Each bike and body is different and the optimal position is best established with a high quality hands on bike fit.

    Coach Lynda

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