Just entered a low priority race this Saturday and have week 2 of general build scheduled. Any suggestions of how I can make sure I’m fresh for Saturday? Should I just keep it low volume but with high intensity efforts? I usually have today off the bike but I’m guessing I could move that till later in the week to drop some fatigue later? Thoughts on this please? Mentally I’m in a really good place and don’t feel like I’m carrying any fatigue right now. Form is top notch
If it’s a C priority race you train through it. Swap your Saturday workout for this race and keep everything as is. If you start re-arranging your training it’s no longer a C priority race.
Yep, C race = training. Don’t taper.
Depends on how long the race is. If it’s a crit, not so much. If it’s a marathon MTB, might need to.