Recovery is just as important to strong performances as your daily workouts. What’s the best way to measure it? We dive in.
Read the full article at Fast Talk, ep. 45: The art of recovery — how to balance training and rest with metrics on VeloNews.com.
ToolBox: Fatigue, like love, is a many-splendoured thing. We have all been drop-dead tired at the end of a race, hard climb, or interval workout. But are all these types of fatigue the same thing, or do they affect your body in different ways?
Let’s face it: the days are getting shorter, the big events have passed, and our attention is turning to preparation for next season. Cyclists and endurance athletes are entering the transition phase that marks the start of off-season training. And as we all know, the proper design and execution of this off-season phase pays big dividends later in the season.