Good morning - I’m hoping to make this a regular post on Monday’s. A place for us to share our weekly plans, goals and challenges. Let’s make this a vibrant discussion - it’s only useful and fun if we all contribute and participate.
This week I’m beginning a new training plan I’ve built to prepare myself for the Barry Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race in April 2019. The plan will focus on cycling fitness while also adding in easy runs as I work to build healthy running volume for a shift to run focus later in the season. This all translates to 4 planned bike and 3 planned run workouts this week. I’m hoping to do some yoga as well to improve my strength and flexibility.
Challenges I see will be handling the volume and intensity of the plan. I’m not shy to admit that I may turn the bias down for some of the bike workouts as my legs get used to the work again. Sleep and nutrition will be important as well. As the volume and days of work increase it will be crucial to get enough rest and to also fuel and recover with appropriate nutrition.
I will be leading a group workout Tuesday morning on Zwift (0530AM EST) and the weekly coffee ride on Wednesday morning at the same time. Sunday I also hope to join the weekly ODZentury ride at the same time as well. I plan to be on Discord for each of those rides. Drop in and say hello. So much more fun to chat while you ride!