- March 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm #20621rstoufferParticipant
lynda, i know you are the expert and by no means am i second guessing you but i am looking at the training plan for the ride times and they seem pretty short compared to what i usually do. day 3 week one is only 30 minutes on the bike? i want to do what you recommend however i usually ride 2 plus hours everyday. please advise. thanks.
- March 2, 2020 at 6:12 pm #20622LyndaKeymaster
Doing the same thing every day leads to staleness and performance plateaus. It is key to vary the duration and intensity of your rides for steady performance progress.
- March 3, 2020 at 8:26 am #20624rstoufferParticipant
i agree with you on that for sure. i just want to make sure 30 minutes 2x a week, and 1 hour or so 2 x a week is enough for me? tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday are much shorter than what i usually do. then the long weekend rides are less than i do on my normal rides with the exception of the 3 hour ride on some sundays. and the base plan is that amount of riding every week. again, i don’t have the experience and expertise you do so i am just shooting from the hip. does the mountain personal best plan have longer rides or should i just drop it and go with what you are telling me to do. thanks and i just don’t want to get fat! lol
- March 3, 2020 at 10:29 am #20625LyndaKeymaster
I recommend following the plan or doing your own thing. I do not recommend a hybrid option of following the plan plus doing your own thing. These are choices for you to make.
I believe the plan is the optimal route to performance and have many athletes success stories to back this up.
I am here for coaching support and advice. I am not here to argue with you.
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