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Originally Posted by TheKillerPenguin
Recovery rides are often MORE effective than staying off the bike, as they clear your legs of lactic acid...provided you keep your cadence up and HR down.
This is the conventional wisdom. But I actually tend to disagree, primiarily because it can be very difficult - at times impossible (hills, etc) to really not exert yourself on a bicycle. If you do not ride, you inevitably REST. Which is the point.
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