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  1. simplyred

    I feel the ceiling.

    I am appealing to the masses - to share my story and hopefully learn something. As I learn more from this forum, articles from the Dr's, and other sources - I find myself still a bit hazy on how to improve my performance. I'm hoping that some discussion can take place - so I can get a better...
  2. simplyred

    I don't understand how/why it is harder to rack up TSS w/ higher FTP.

    I have a relatively low FTP [200W] - so high TSS rides come easy [I think the past 3 weeks I've averaged 1000 TSS]. The composition is boat loads of 4X20's @ 170/180W. So - why is it harder for people with a higher FTP to reach the same TSS scores? I mean if you have a 400W FTP - and you...
  3. simplyred

    What is happening physiologically...

    When we are doing L3/SST/L4? L5/L6/L7? I understand we are stimulating specific mechanisms that catalyze physiological adaptations [ie. trainingpeaks.com/Dr. Coggan descriptions], but what mechanisms and biological environment are created/activated - locally and globally - during/after the...
  4. simplyred

    Where do we go from here?

    Greetings all, I have some questions that the search button couldn't answer for me: I have been taught to improve aerobic performance ala aerobic [L3, L4] intervals followed by VO2max intervals [L5, L6]. Ok. Suppose I do this cycle for a couple of years straight - I'm certain I have...