Good strength training workout + recovery ride yesterday.
I took Sunday off from exercise, and so yesterday I wanted to get a good weight training workout in.
I was feeling mostly recovered from Saturday’s 100 KM mountain bike ride, but still not quite back to 100%. I decided to do a weight training workout with moderate to light weights, but somewhat higher volume than usual:
3 x 20 DB lunges
3 x burnout (to failure) body weight chest dips
3 x burnout (to failure) wide-grip pull-ups
4 x 20 ab roll-outs
My legs were feeling about 80%, so I mainly focused on upper body. The DB lunges definitely woke my legs up, but they were fairly light. Good workout.
Later in the day I was in the mood to ride, so I jumped on the trainer and did a light 45-minute recovery ride. My legs felt good, but man was I saddle sore. By the end of the ride I couldn’t wait to get my aching butt off the bike!
I’m probably going to get a hard ride on the trainer in today. Just two more workouts in the training program I’m currently following, and I want to wrap it up this week. Next week I’ll re-test my FTP and start the next training program. I’m very curious to see what my new FTP is. I feel I’ve made some nice improvements over the past couple of months.