Recent content by Emsi2086



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    Help to rebuild endurance

    Thanks again so much for your reply - you're right. I did actually take a lot of time off the bike (I did only 2 small rides between October last year and first week of March), months and months in total. But you're right, best thing is to work with a coach to build a training plan with an...
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    Help to rebuild endurance

    Thanks so much for the reply - Z = Zones. I will take a look at his book, sounds like a great buy. Thanks :)
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    It's killing me but..........

    Okay, thanks so much for explaining. Makes sense. Will go ahead and do that :) Thank you!
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    It's killing me but..........

    Thanks so much for the reply! I never thought about that so definitely helpful. I'll try that - to up the cadence. I usually hover around 82 RPM, so I can definitely try to up that a little - what would be the sort of advisable RPM? 90? 92? (I'd have to practice pedal drills to maintain a smooth...
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    It's killing me but..........

    Hello there, Hopefully, this isn't totally bad form to post a question in someone else's thread (excuse me if it is and sincerest apologies!). There seems to be a huge amount of knowledge in this thread and great deal of posters :) So my question is - I'm trying to get back to where I was...
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    Help to rebuild endurance

    Hi there, First time posting here - I was hoping someone might have a little advice for me. I used to cycle about 300/450km per week - my rides usually always in Z3 and Z4 apart from rest days. I love being on my bike and I could literally ride everyday huge amounts if my body would allow it. I...