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Old 03-23-06, 11:38 AM   #1
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two a day workouts - same or different?

i can't really find a good answer on this. friel suggests two a day workouts are fine, however, he also stresses the need to be recovered in between workouts.

so, what would be best: do the same workout at night as in the morning? do a harder workout in the morning and a recovery ride at night?

i'm just not sure...
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lighter in the morning, harder at night.

I dont know what is recomnede for two-a-days, but i fall apart if i do intervals in the morning and spinning at night. However, im fine the other way around.

but experiment
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You get the same benefit from two shorter workouts as you would from one long one, IF you maintain the same level of intensity.

I would do a somewhat lighter workout in the morning, and do the harder workout in the evening, but do NOT work out right before bed.
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