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03-27-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By fstrnu

I was referring to the structured training...

I was referring to the structured training decisions people make with intensity, duration, frequency. Not strength training.
03-21-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,611
Posted By fstrnu

Seriously? That was like a month ago.

Seriously? That was like a month ago.
03-20-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By fstrnu

Applicability of Weight Training Concepts to Cycling?

https://www.aworkoutroutine.com/the-ultimate-weight-training-workout-routine/

I found this to be a nice process for developing a weight training plan and couldn't help notice the strong parallels...
03-19-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Incidentally, I'd like to recommend that people...

Incidentally, I'd like to recommend that people take a peek around outside cycling to understand a bit about training in general and, especially, about other sports' empirical approach to...
03-14-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

@KathyF99...

@KathyF99 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/kathyf99-496284.html)

Sorry I also forgot to mention that the interplay between average work interval heart rate and the measure of cardiac drift is...
03-14-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

@KathyF99...

@KathyF99 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/kathyf99-496284.html)

Sorry I forgot this link which explains a little more about how cardiac drift changes and what to do about it plus within...
03-14-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Hi, Kathy :) This is my favorite...

Hi, Kathy :)

This is my favorite introduction to cardiac drift:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFyvZXbhXqk

This is Hunter Allen of TrainingPeaks explaining how it can be used as an...
03-13-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Log

Decided to delay power increase in favor of first validating frequency. Good thing I did because yesterday's workout (third 6 x 10) was brutally difficult. Cardiac drift = 9%. Obviously, endurance...
03-13-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Hermes, All I get from your reference is...

Hermes,

All I get from your reference is challenging the conclusiveness of something inconclusive.

Studies have limitations.

Internal data is secret.

Everyone is the subject is a study...
03-13-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Carbonfiberboy So you're saying that a...

Carbonfiberboy

So you're saying that a control variable is confounding because it doesn't change? Seriously?

Regarding the rest of your post, I recommend googling "TrainerRoad" and "Zwift" and...
03-12-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Goal Integration

Workouts, progression and blocks (test/rest week frequency) can all be defined and followed verbatim. Event, event proximity, rider training status/strengths/improvement opportunities and so on need...
03-12-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

One day someone will actually make a point about...

One day someone will actually make a point about cardiac drift other than "OP has no concept of cardiac drift" or lists confounding variables applicable only to the outdoors or "I just want to ride...
03-12-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Layman's

Fitness is the relationship between effort and power. If you can produce more power for the same effort then you are more fit. If you can produce the same power for less effort then you are more...
03-11-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Relationship List per Request

ERG training ==> Reliable effort-to-power relationship ==> Training status <== Performance
Training status ==> Load optimization
Cardiac drift ==> Endurance performance <== Duration
Endurance...
03-11-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,752
Posted By fstrnu

Make sure you are NOT using padded shorts Take...

Make sure you are NOT using padded shorts
Take as many microbreaks as you need. It won't hard your steady state to relieve pressure for 30 seconds every 5-10 minutes.
Gel seat cover MAY help. I...
03-10-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Regarding questions related to why 6 x 10 and 24...

Regarding questions related to why 6 x 10 and 24 x 5, I realize it's counter-intuitive that intervals would be shorter for a longer workout. But keep in mind that these are endurance workouts which...
03-10-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Log

Decided to pursue maximum clarity of insight into training status via a uniform microcycle of repeating 6 x 10 workouts every third day. Today's workout resulted in a 3% CD which calls for the second...
03-10-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Clarity of Insight into Status Makes ERG Users Better Able to Optimize Load

The clarity of insight into status makes ERG users better able to optimize load. This is because changes in performance can be more quickly and confidently attributed to actual changes in status due...
03-10-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

First guess would be nutrition or caffeine. ...

First guess would be nutrition or caffeine. Also, there are dozens of factors that can affect heart rate outside.
03-08-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By fstrnu

Yep. ERG mode is definitely not for everyone. ...

Yep. ERG mode is definitely not for everyone. For example, I'd rather do steady state stuff in ERG mode while watching TV any day over Zwift, but that's me. I can't stand having to pay attention...
03-08-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,611
Posted By fstrnu

Reported

Reported
03-07-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

The purity of the relationship between effort...

The purity of the relationship between effort under controlled conditions and fixed power allows changes in performance to be more confidently attributed to actual changes in training status. This...
03-07-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

Log

Last Wednesday, expected chaos on the home front had me ducking into the gym at work for a 90 minute session on the Keiser bike which went better than expected and I was also able to successfully...
03-07-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,611
Posted By fstrnu

The guy's using TrainerRoad. Again, please try...

The guy's using TrainerRoad. Again, please try to pay attention.
03-06-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 8,390
Posted By fstrnu

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03-06-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,611
Posted By fstrnu

Indoor training thread. Please try to pay...

Indoor training thread. Please try to pay attention.
03-06-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By fstrnu

+1 ; Random for (a) entertainment or (b) illusion...

+1 ; Random for (a) entertainment or (b) illusion of sophistication or some secret sauce. Variation = Bad. Arbitrary variation = More bad. Best bet is to perform this and all workouts using simple...
03-05-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,495
Posted By fstrnu

Makes sense and nothing wrong with enjoying the...

Makes sense and nothing wrong with enjoying the bike! Yeah Acute Chronic Workload Ratio. The idea is that training helps to prevent overtraining. So ACWR compares total work done over a longer...
03-05-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,611
Posted By fstrnu

For recovery, protein and sleep. Your bigger...

For recovery, protein and sleep.

Your bigger problem is that simply selecting a TR plan doesn't mean you can keep up.

Athletes differ in their fitness coming into a training plan, what they...
03-05-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,495
Posted By fstrnu

Also, and I can't believe I'm saying this, but...

Also, and I can't believe I'm saying this, but ACWR might be something for you to look into.
03-05-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,495
Posted By fstrnu

My initial reaction is not to stress over an...

My initial reaction is not to stress over an extra day off, especially given your chaotic schedule. If you are meandering anywhere from 5 hours to 300% of that then you are by no means optimizing...
03-04-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,458
Posted By fstrnu

Ten four. Thanks.

Ten four. Thanks.
03-04-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By fstrnu

Do intervals on your trainer. Stack some books...

Do intervals on your trainer. Stack some books under your front wheel to get position right.
03-02-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By fstrnu

Ah OK. So Iíve always done my hardest workouts...

Ah OK. So Iíve always done my hardest workouts first in the microcycle and Iím not alone. From week to week Iíve certainly never heard of this.
03-02-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By fstrnu

Not sure about rollers but I like the idea of...

Not sure about rollers but I like the idea of practicing for a test twice before going for it. One of the British Cycling plans does this but literally just spent 30 minutes trying to find that plan...
03-01-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,458
Posted By fstrnu

no doubt. Sadly iím Already doing 2 days between...

no doubt. Sadly iím Already doing 2 days between :( Donít tell anyone :P
03-01-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,458
Posted By fstrnu

Day 2 not good but Iím pushing too hard I think...

Day 2 not good but Iím pushing too hard I think and not leaving enough in the tank. If I have to kill myself to complete a set iím Sure thatís not the idea?
03-01-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By fstrnu

but I thought they were talking week to week not...

but I thought they were talking week to week not workout to workout?
03-01-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By fstrnu

yeah but your not killing yourself. All things...

yeah but your not killing yourself. All things equal RPE will get higher for trained vs lower for untrained. IOW, for the same RPE you can do more as novice but less as highly trained
02-28-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By fstrnu

Hmmm... I wonder if this would naturally happen...

Hmmm... I wonder if this would naturally happen correctly for both novice and trained athletes alike when using MSI because if...

The common way beginner training plans work is to start with short...
02-28-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By fstrnu

Makes sense to me.

Makes sense to me.
02-28-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,458
Posted By fstrnu

I cheated on my second attempt of the first...

I cheated on my second attempt of the first workout from the 100 push up plan posted here. I doubled the recovery between sets from one minute to two minutes. Was able to get through the session...
02-28-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,285
Posted By fstrnu

@Road Fan Thanks for taking the time to...

@Road Fan

Thanks for taking the time to write that up, my friend! Iím going to take all of that to heart and have a go! Iíve been attempting to write podcast scripts about all this but Iím such a...
02-27-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,617
Posted By fstrnu

Anyone have experience with these? ...

Anyone have experience with these?

https://maximumtrainer.com/home

Hurts Ergo

ERG Video
02-27-19, 03:00 PM
02-27-19, 01:50 PM
02-27-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,285
Posted By fstrnu

And you guys think my approach is confusing...

And you guys think my approach is confusing :rolleyes:
02-27-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,907
Posted By fstrnu

OP re-written to incorporate feedback. Thanks...

OP re-written to incorporate feedback. Thanks all :)
02-27-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,285
Posted By fstrnu

Can't think of a better candidate for a...

Can't think of a better candidate for a systematic, empirical approach to training. The precision, control and consistency of training possible with fixed power under controlled conditions will give...
02-27-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,285
Posted By fstrnu

Whoa there, nelly. What I'm saying is that we...

Whoa there, nelly. What I'm saying is that we DON'T KNOW why the variation is there and one possibility is over-complication because it could make business sense. That's all.

Your rant about how...
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