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The Cyclocross Workout Of The Day for Monday, 10.3.11. – Ouch.

Howdy folks,

Well, thankfully *that* weekend is over!

I had a rough go of it in yesterday’s race, and I’m guessing that there might be a few other folks busy getting down on themselves after a disappointing weekend.

You know what?

Everyone has days like that.

Proof?

Check out the footage at 11:10.

Niels F-ing Albert.

It’s worth bearing in mind; even Niels slides ass-backwards down the hill every once in a while.

So, today? Today, you relax a bit and go for a nice, easy…

1-2 Hour Recovery Spin

– Get on your bike. Roll out into the street, and just spin around for an hour. Or two.

– Really small gear, no hard efforts – heck, no medium effort.

– Spin. You’re looking to move your legs around in circles, almost like there is no chain on the bike.

– The idea is to get your body moving, flush the systems out, and speed your recovery.

– When you do your recovery ride -if you have the time- just get out and spin aimlessly. At a certain point, your legs suddenly feel better.

– As soon as that happens, turn around, go home, eat, stretch, and put your legs up.

Relax.

Remember, this is a good day to get some core work in if you aren’t totally spent. There’s lots of info on the topic in previous posts.

Enjoy the easy day!

M

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~ by crosssports on October 2, 2011.

One Response to “The Cyclocross Workout Of The Day for Monday, 10.3.11. – Ouch.”

  1. Sounds good to me. A less brutal way to relax from a brutal hour.

    Nice work crosssport.

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