Training & Nutrition - Fitness Decline
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05-22-09, 08:01 PM
I have taken two weeks off due to personal reasons. I just got on the bike
today and feel like garbage. Did I lose that much fitness with a 2 week lay off?
I was riding 6 days a week.
You will be back to your old level in a day or two; your body just needs to adjust.
it depends on your age, the younger the fastest recovery, i´m 50 years old and i still racing on the expert c category on MTB down here in Mexico, right now i consider that i´m in a good level i restart a program with my old trainer two months ago, if i got of the bike for two weeks probably i will need at list two week also or maybe more to be in the same level, obviously because of my age.
05-25-09, 10:15 PM
You lose aerobic fitness more quickly than muscular fitness, but it comes back faster too. Give it a week or two and you'll be back where you were.
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