Feeling some soreness on my quads after couple consecutive days of combination between training block and riding outside. It’s okay to pedal lightly, but I definitely feel the soreness when I put heavier load on it. What do you suggest I should do: complete rest today and do nothing, do an active recovery Zone 1/2 ride, or just do stretching and foam rolling? What usually works for you guys?
@henindhi Any of these except not zone 2 and if you do spin on the bike keep it to 20 minutes.
For me, rolling a lot, stretching as needed, and Z1 only (or rest day) is best.
Yoga, especially sometimes with Thunderbolt.
What is thunderbolt exactly?
Stretching, rest and treat yourself to a sports massage, or if not possible a long warm soak in a bath with magnesium salts and then a stretch whilst warm.
Thunderbolt is where you kneel on your feet and, if possible, lean backwards while keeping your knees on the ground. This fircrs s stretch of both the front of the shins and the quads. If you have any sort of injury to the knees do not do this pose as it can place a great deal of stress on them.