Old 05-20-19, 09:46 AM
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I don't recall the specifics, but the main message of Friel's "Fit After Fifty" was to keep the intensity, drop the volume. I no longer do the long slow rides, especially during the season. Right now, most of my training is short and sharp: VO2max and above.

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In previous seasons, I had averaged about 11 hours a week. This season, due to work, life, and weather issues, I'm down to 7 or 8. If I'm honest, I'd say I'm about 2 months behind. Mid-May, I have the fitness I was hoping to have in March. Take that for what you will.

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