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    How do you warm up?

    How do you warm up for your races?

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    I'll go for an easy spin of about 20 minutes. Sometimes I'll try to do that on the course itself. I throw in a couple of hard efforts to wake up my legs. Then I leave just a bit of cool down time.

    When I just started racing, I couldn't do 20 minutes of a warmup, that's about all I had in my for the race. But now, 20 minutes is a good warm up, lungs and legs thank me during the race.

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    20-30 minutes at least, with 3x2 minute threshold efforts. For short track, even longer warmup.
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    20 minutes spin with one or two anaerobic surges.
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    light spin on stationary trainer for 20-30 min.

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    Quote Originally Posted by giant rules!!! View Post
    light spin on stationary trainer for 20-30 min.
    I always forget my trainer and end up doing a light spin up & down the road/trail for 20-30 mins.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blade-Runner View Post
    I always forget my trainer and end up doing a light spin up & down the road/trail for 20-30 mins.
    i've done that before. i like warming up on a trainer because i can relax and just get in the zone for a race, and i dont like getting in the zone on the road.

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