Am I understanding this correctly? Will my body get the exact same stimulus if I would to choose to substitute a given workout (which includes a number of intervals and rest periods) with just a steady state ride at the same IF for the same amount of time?
Example: can I substitute a workout like say Antelope +5 with just a 2h steady state ride at constant 80% of my FTP?
Will my body get the exact same stimulus, or the variability of the workout is what makes it more important?
EDIT: OK let me just add that I would only try to do this for sweatspot or steady state workouts. High intensity stuff obviously would throw this approach out the window as the entire point of HI stuff is to stress you to the max and not just to ride at an average number