Seeking Suggestions for big training block

I have 4 days in a row to train with no restrictions (as much time as possible). I plan to ride 4-5hrs each day. I also plan to ride hard at least 1 if not two days. I have considered doing some 20min tempo reps (3x20min) or some vo2 stuff (3-4x4min).
Also, I am looking for suggestions on sequencing. I have considered:
Day 1: easy
Day 2: workout
Day 3: easy
Day4: workout or easy (if too tired)

Can’t decide if I should do the first workout on day 1 or 2.
Background: I am fit and regularly ride 8-10hpw, so this will be a manageable but big block. I plan to do a recovery week afterwards.
Anyone have some thoughts to share?
Thanks

I vote start day 1, leaving day 4 a wildcard day. If youre feelin it, you get 3 workout days. If not, take it easy

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Would it not be easier to make a LV plan (3 workouts) and use TN on a fourth day.

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I would say if it’s almost double your usual volume do not add intensity. Volume should be enough to elicit some aerobic adaptations and you will not dig a too big hole. It’s basically training camp for you and going too big on volume and keeping the intensity can be too much. So if some itensity I would stay with tempo/sst not vo2 max.
But it’s only my opinion.

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100% agree with jarrson. If you’ve been doing 8-10 hours a week, then 16-20 hours of Z2 in 4 days is plenty of training stimulus. Maybe go hard on a hill once or twice.

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Thanks all. So I ended up doing z2 as suggested. On top of it, it’s been super hot too so the riding has taken more of a toll than expected. Might throw in a hard 5min effort or two tomorrow if I feel like I’ve got the legs

Can you share what you ended up doing - time and mileage?

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Yeah sure. I’ll post on Sunday.

Here is what I ended up doing:

Just went with Zone 2 riding. It ended up being a super hot week (mid 90s) so I wasnt feeling much else. Some family stuff popped up that took away time that I planned to have so I had to take Wednesday off and only ride 3hr on the other days. Put in a vo2 effort in the middle and a sprint at the end of Friday and Saturday’s ride. A bit bummed to have not hit 300mi but so be it! Thanks to all for the suggestions.

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Big week! Thank you for posting. Were you pretty much riding and nothing else or did you have other work/family commitment? How much recovery do you plan on taking?

I took the week PTO and was visiting family. I have an infant so I rode first thing then basically was dad after lunch time.

I’m not exactly taking time off but doing less than normal intensity to recover. I lifted light weights on Sunday and took Monday off. I’m just riding z2 this week but throwing in 4x30sec sprints Wednesday. How hard I ride on Saturday depends on how I feel Thursday (I typically take Friday and Sunday off).