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Old 08-23-06, 08:46 PM
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Benefit to training twice a day?
I'm preparing for my first cat 5 and i'm thinking of doing a spin class in the mornings of the days when I ride at night. Is this a good idea?
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Old 08-24-06, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by CTAF
Benefit to training twice a day?
I'm preparing for my first cat 5 and i'm thinking of doing a spin class in the mornings of the days when I ride at night. Is this a good idea?
If you can handle the volume, there's nothing wrong with it.
I often take a noon spin class before a 6PM ride.

If you don't already though I would highly recommend taking one day a week completely off.
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Old 08-24-06, 09:41 AM
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Makes your body release growth hormone each time you work out. This helps you make gains. Also happens when you sleep so taking a nap is always good if possible. I always try to nap after a weekend hammerfest.
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Old 08-24-06, 09:51 AM
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Actually, you only increase your circulating HGH levels when sleeping.

Regardless, two a days are great. I've been doing them 5 days a week since I quit my job 2 weeks ago. One piece of advice, my legs get much less angry with me if I do my harder ride first and an LSD ride later in the day.
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Originally Posted by flythebike
Also happens when you sleep so taking a nap is always good if possible. I always try to nap after a weekend hammerfest.

+1

Very Sean Kelly.
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