Post Number: 2538
|Posted on Monday, May 24, 2010 - 05:34 am: |
As long coaches and athletes do not use teh today's real ability to test we will have situations like that over and over again.
The whole ideas in coaching unfortunately went over many years to wards material and drugs and very little is done to work on the real physiological info we can gather this days as we are still stuck in the old traditional ideas of traiing and forget recovery as the key of improvement.
" A number of riders who had done well in the first two races struggled in Offenburg - Koerber, Hermida, Kalentieva, Manuel Fumic (Cannondale), Fontana and Marga Fullana (Massi) were a few. Some complained of 'dead legs' or no power, and few admitted that they may have overtrained"