So this winter I was on a mission to gain power for sprints. Mission accomplished. My peak power is almost 300 watts higher and all my other numbers and I'm a half second faster on my flying 200 and it's just the beginning of the season. Great.
Problem is that I have gained 15lbs and not all of it is muscle. I want to drop like 8 lbs in the next 10 weeks. Everyone says "don't do it, you'll lose power".
I get it. But won't I also be lighter? And more aerodynamic? While I'll have less power will it be so much as to make me slower? I feel that a little less power and less weight might sort of even itself out.
I'd rather be lighter.