Micro rests during L4 intervals

Discussion in 'Power Training' started by peterwright, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. Piotr

    Piotr New Member

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    I that case he simply needs to learn to ride continuously. Have him do 1 hr non-stop tempo rides until he's more confident or better yet, use a fixed gear... that'll teach him. ;) If this lowly cat. 3 can ride tempo indoors for 2+ hrs without stopping, so can your boy.:)
     


  2. otb4evr

    otb4evr New Member

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    Maybe you can explain the issues, from a physiological point of view, with these micro rests and how they are hurting his possible improvements.

    Do that and I promise you I will get on his a** about them... :)

    Jim
     
  3. Piotr

    Piotr New Member

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    I didn't bring it up as a problem, now did I? :p
     
  4. rr9876

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    But are they really hurting his improvements? I don't know the answer to that question for sure, but my thought, based on some stuff that I've read and also my personal experience, is that "micro rests" are a great way to relieve some of the mental stress of long threshold intervals, while still providing nearly the same physiological benefits.
     
  5. jeff828

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    Jim, these micro rests sure didnt hurt me, eh :D
     
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