with at least 10 minutes of easy riding.Every other week or even every third week, do some speed. After 15 minutes of easy cycling, push hard for a minute, then go easy for a minute. Repeat 10 to 20 times, finishing with 15 minutes of easy riding.
It's a familiar story: you return to training after injury aiming to be faster and stronger than before. Then reality kicks in as your decreased fitness becomes apparent. You begin to wonder if you'll ever be able to repeat your pre
can perform well spinning between 80 and 100 rpms. Choose according to your muscle-fibre makeup as well as your fitness level and gear selection.Quick Tip: Most people prefer running outdoors to putting in a session on the treadmill but at this time
to start. Do two sets of 10 on each leg.Press-upAssume the plank position, hands on the floor and arms extended. Bend your elbows, lowering your torso until your shoulders are in line with your elbows. Push up. Do two sets of 10 to 20.Glute bridge
m.For example:> 20-25 x 100m, 15 seconds recovery> 12-16 x 150m, 20 seconds recovery> 8-10 x 250m, 30 seconds recovery> 5-6 x 400m, 60 seconds recoveryTry to keep a consistent swim stroke. As you progress, reduce rest intervals before increasing pace
that I should get a proper bike fitting first in case the problem was one of posture. My rationale was that if my position on the bike was wrong, the injury would recur regardless of anything a physio could do for me.So step forward Richard Melik
will discover which areas need the most work and this is where you should focus your efforts.You should stretch at least twice a week (around 20 minutes each time) if you want to improve your flexibility and ROM. Ideally, some form of flexibility work should
with 5-10-minute walk recoveries. Keep effort times within 10-15 seconds of each other.Run a 5-mile time trial. Rest for 5 minutes. Do 2x1-mile at 5K time trial pace with 2 minutes’ rest.
Long run Do a five-mile warm-up, the 6.2-mile race at marathon pace and finish with four slow miles, for 15 in totalWeek 2Run your usual mileage with a moderate interval workout midweek (1 mile-1200m-800m-400m step-down) and do a two-day taper
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