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Old 06-13-19, 09:28 AM
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burnthesheep
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Originally Posted by furiousferret View Post
I'm 7 lbs off my goal; but really its going to be where I end up at 5-6% bodyfat and I think that's 138. I'm hoping to hit that next month and if my FTP stays the same, that puts me at 4.6 w/kg. Next few months there are some races with elevation so I really need to start putting in big miles on climbs.
I've not done this song and dance long enough to have gotten to a point yet to worry about it........but have you done any kind of strategy like "build power then lose weight and hold power"? As a cycle?

I comfortably bounce around in the 150's, comfortably meaning I can pretty much eat/snack/drink as I please.

It feels like I should get to my power limitations first, then tweek the weight. I'm still a little time off from reaching an hours per week versus power plateau.

It's coming, but likely still a year plus out there. It's simply not mountainous enough here for me to bother yet.

If I plateau on power in another year, I may target a "segment time" fondo and drop some weight to go for the age grouper podium.

Just curious your strategy over time as you seem to have been in the game longer.
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