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    I caught a bad chest cold between week 7 and week 8 of the 40+ MTB stage race training program. I missed 3 days of training including week 7’s long rides. Is there any advice on how to modify the coming weeks to catch up? Any advice would be helpful.

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    Hi NormKatz,

    Always a bummer to get sick when you are in a good training flow. I recommend dropping the missed workouts and moving on with the plan as-is. Do not make up missed rides. Being sick is not a rest for your body and your best ROI at this point is to focus on being 100% healthy and moving forward with your plan.

    Here are some more tips on making the best come-back from an illness: The Athlete’s Survival Guide to the Cold and Flu Season

    Coach Lynda

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