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Old 11-09-05, 07:27 AM
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To rest, or not to rest?

This question may be better better in the tri forum, but what I'm wondering is if I should cool it on my the +/-20 mi. a day bike commute for the next two days in order to rest up for a short running race (8k) on Saturday. Thanks in advance.
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Old 11-09-05, 07:47 AM
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I guess that depends on how hard you ride and how long you have been riding 20 miles on a daily basis. Easy riding shouldn't affect "running muscles" very much.
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8K run is only going to be a sub 35min effort for a decent runner. No special preparation is needed to finish well. I wouldn't worry about the bike commute.
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