Advertisements
 
 

The Cyclocross Workout Of The Day for Thursday, 11.30.17. “Really on or really off”

Howdy folks,

 

 

 

If you’re racing on Saturday, think about taking it easy today.  Maybe even if you’re racing on Sunday. For most of you the season is winding down pretty quickly, and the small benefit you might get from pushing it in your training is outweighed by the extra recovery.

Or not.

Frankly, I don’t know enough about you, specifically, to tell you which way you should go, but at this point in the year you’re either pushing hard or you’re trying to grab extra rest whenever you can. I’ve got clients on both sides of the fence. Pretty much the one thing you don’t want to do is half-assed training that’s neither pushing the envelope nor actually recovering.

So, day off or day on. Really on.

Really on,like…

The 3×10++

Warm up, spinning on the trainer until you’re ready to lay down some watts.

When you’re warmed up, immediately embark upon one 10 minute interval, ridden like a 2×20.

Immediately upon finishing the ten minute interval, sprint hard for 10 seconds.

Recover for one minute.

Do it again.

Repeat for a total of five sprints, then immediately begin another 10 minute interval.

As soon as you finish that, another sprint set, same as before.

You’re going to do a total of 3 ten-minute intervals and 3 sprint sets. Only rest periods are the 1-minute breaks between the sprints.

Yeah, that makes this pretty damn hard.

Spin out your legs afterwards, then mop up the puddle of sweat under the trainer.

Enjoy!

 

M

 

Thanks for following my blog!

I’m not trying to get rich off this thing… or really even make any money from it at all.

It’d just make my life a fair bit easier if I didn’t lose money doing this.

Heck, allow me to rephrase that; I can’t keep doing this if I lose money on it.

So, hey… if you feel like you’ve gotten anything of value out of this blog, and you’d like to see it continue, please do me a favor – and yes, it’s a favor, and I will be truly thankful for it – and send a buck or two (or five, or whatever…) my way.

How do you do that?

Simply click on the graphic below, and PayPal will be glad to make it happen.

btn_donateCC_LG

Thanks for the consideration!

 

 

What’s that you say? You’d kinda’ like to have a cycling coach help figure this stuff out for you? Check out…

se

(and, in case you’re wondering…. nope, S.E. doesn’t pay for the plug. I am one of their coaches, though, so if you’d like to work with me as a coach, click on the logo.)

Advertisements

~ by crosssports on November 30, 2017.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: