So I’ve been through SSB and Build a few times and generally have been ramping up my volume. I started on the Low Volume last year, but always had weekend rides that made it the equivalent of a mid-volume (~500+ TSS) and in some weeks high-volume.
This year I intentionally added more Zone 2 workouts to the Low Volume plans to bump my volume up to the 8-9 hour mark. I’m doing fine so far with 550 TSS in General Build Low Volume + a few extras, but then I noticed that there are some really high intensity workouts in the second half of Build. I compared General Build LV to General Build MV and the workouts in MV are significantly lower in intensity. Ansel Adams +4 is a .91 and that is the most intense workout of MV. I just did Bashful +2 in week 3 of General Build LV and it’s a .94 and there are several harder workouts on the horizon. Am I asking for trouble with mid .9 workouts when riding essentially mid volume to borderline high volume.
edit, actually Kaiser +2 is a .92 which is the highest intensity in the MV plan.