IT’S OK TO TRY NEW THINGS

Canadian Cycling Magazine - - FEATURE -

you’re not the same ath­lete you were one, two or four years ago. What worked then might not work now. You have to keep look­ing to op­ti­mize your train­ing for the {catharine pen­drelf ath­lete you are now.

i think it’s healthy to look at the over­all time you ded­i­cate to train­ing, in­clud­ing all of the dif­fer­ent types and in­ten­si­ties of train­ing that you do, and then seg­ment these parts of your train­ing off pro­por­tion­ally so that you spend most of your time (80 per cent) do­ing what you know will help you im­prove. But, also give your­self some time (roughly 20 per cent) to ex­per­i­ment with new things. And I’m talk­ing

week.( mike gar­ri­g­anf train­ing time here, not race

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