If I do a 8weeks plan over let’s say 10 wks (because of work, travel, injury, life, …) do I get the same FTP benefits but just 2 weeks later??
Anybody else doing workouts as a to do list?
If I miss one or bail on one, I want to go back and cross it off the list.
I also use it as a motivation in middle of tough ones (Elephants+4 or Bashful anyone? ) telling myself if I quit midway, I will have to redo it from beginning so I might as well stick to it so i don’t have to redo the whole thing.
I see it more like picking apricots - if I don’t get them the birds will. Sure, I might want to rearrange your schedule if I miss key workout by days. If you do that on a regular basis though, consider following the LV plan and adding Z2 when you can.
Sounds like a bit like FOMO. Which, you know, is valid… If you want to do a workout for the sake of it, you might as well be riding outside (or on Zwift).
Nope. Human body doesn’t work like that, it’s not a bank where you deposit TSS and become FTP rich.
Over 8 weeks your body would adapt to that (higher) load, over 10 weeks, it’s a lesser weekly load.
The real question though, is how you get the optimal adaptations for the training you can reasonably fit in - that may well be a lower volume plan.