When to ride, before or after 12 hour shift?
I used to meet up with lads at 10am after a night shift, drive to where ever we were meeting once the shift had ended and lie down and have a kip for 2 1/2 hours or so (work is in the middle of the mtn’s). I found a comfy wooly hat invaluable for the colder mornings.
it’s ok, but not great – certainly felt a bit ropey when going back into work that evening. But it would be the only opportunity to get out with the lads so…
before I hated as I’d be thinking about work too much and knowing I had to finish at the right time to get there.Posted 5 years agoD0NKSubscriber
I used to do 7-7 nights, an extended ride home set me up for a good days sleep. Nowadays after a hard day at work a long ride home rejuvenates me and I feel less zombified than if I’d got the train home. Dunno if this still works with physical jobs tho. I can’t get up on time as it is so long rides before work are not really doable, would probably over do it anyway and be falling asleep at workPosted 5 years agoalthepalSubscriber
Done both.. Before obv easier, riding home is a bastard. Especially as the last 3 miles is a very loong uphill.Posted 5 years ago
Not sure if it’s bad for you doing any sort of exercise when your body is fatigued by 12 hours of work? Surely that can’t be good for you? Unless you’re some kind of endurance god- type and everythings training!
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