The Cyclocross Workout Of The Day for Monday, 8.15.16. “Chimpin’ ain’t easy”

Howdy folks,

If you did the workouts posted this weekend, I’m guessing that you’re pretty darn tired today!

Maybe not as tired as these gals…




But tired nonetheless.

Which is a-ok. Because it’s Monday. And on Monday, we rest.




Well, not just rest.

Most of us probably have work to do today, and rather than take the whole day completely off the bike, we’re going to jump start our recovery process by going for a…

Recovery Spin – 

– Get on your bike. Roll out into the street – or into your living room if you’re on the turbo watching the vid – and just spin around for an hour. Or more. Or less. Whatever it takes.

– 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.

– Just get out on the road and spin easily and aimlessly. At a certain point, your legs will start to loosen up.

– When that happens, turn around and go home.

–  If you’re doing these on the trainer, same deal. Just spin. No hard efforts, just make the legs go around in circles in a small gear.

– Follow up with as much relaxation as you can. Eat, stretch, and put your legs up. Get a massage if possible.






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~ by crosssports on August 15, 2016.

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