Hi! First post here, although been a Sufferer for a little over a year.
Well, a new year brings about new and wacky plans. I’m 50, short (163cm), not a great cyclist, overweight etc. But, I have been known to Squat 130kgs for reps and Deadlift 165kgs, so there is potential there! So, dusting off the Wahoo Snap over the holidays I planned to cycle everyday in 2022 and so far have kept up with it!
Here’s my Profile:
NM - 727w
AC - 299w
MAP - 216w
FTP - 176w
cTHR - 158bpm
Max HR - 172bpm
My question relates to the type of workouts to concentrate on, or try for a certain amount of each every month. I know some will say ‘do a plan’ but my time constants don’t always lend for sitting for over an hour on the trainer, so for example, I’m doing SUF Idol tonight as I was at the gym at 5am this morning!
I’ve planned Thursday and Sunday as a Recovery Ride.
Do I just bang out MAP and FTP workouts (30-45mins suits my schedule), with some NM/AC thrown in and do a ramp test every 6 weeks and go from there?
Oh, what sort of rider do I want to be? I love going for a 30-mile blast, rather than a 4hr trek, but saying that I holiday in the Lake District (UK) and there are some lovely rides to be had, but I’m crap at hills so definitely need to improve my sustainable power!!