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Adaptation phase never reached

Based on my training loads and HRV response to those loads, it seems I never get to reach the Adaptation phase of the Training Continuum [1].  Is this a problem?  What would I have to do if I wanted to get into that range?

Increased intensity seems like a bad idea, because I find after intense training, my HRV doesn't settle back into a normal range for up to 3 or 4 days.  It those cases it usually plummets, then climbs for two days to unusually high values, and then settles back down to a normal range.  I generally never see this pattern, because for scheduling reasons I typically train Wednesday, Friday, Sunday, and therefore don't have 3 off days in a row.  I've seen that a few times before or after competitions.  Increase frequency?  Volume?

In case it matters, the sport is inline speed skating, and we're nearing the end of the season.

[1] The Ultimate Guide to HRV Training p. 46

Seems all I needed to have done is post my question here.  The last three training days have triggered an uptick in HRV the following day.

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