Indoor training is tough! It will never beat cycling outdoors but when you're trying to log serious training then indoor cycling sessions can be more convenient, and if done correctly has the potential to be more effective than riding outdoors. Training indoors allows for a safe and controlled environment to push beyond your limits, generate greater consistency and quality in your workouts resulting quick and easy performance gains.
RIDEANDRACE tailored indoor training plans maximize limited training time availability to secure optimal results. Plans are built on the TrainingPeaks platform, compatible with fitness apps and devices such as Apple Watch, Zwift, Garmin, Wahoo, Polar, Suunto, Rouvy, Tacx, Fitbit, Trainerroad, Sigma, Powertap, MyFitnessPal and SRM.
Consultation - Initial questionnaire to help in understanding you and your training history and your requirements.
A guide containing all of the key details.
A once-off plan tailored to your realistic goal/s, needs and current level of fitness.
Tailored workouts each week, with an appropriate intensity, training stress and recovery.
Support and feedback through the first 2 weeks and follow-up in the final 2 weeks of the plan.
Built in fitness and performance testing.
Daily workout notifications with recommended power, heart-rate and or RPE targets.
Depending on plan specifications, downloadable workouts that can be executed outdoors or programmed into ZWIFT and smart interactive indoor trainers allowing you to execute the workouts at home on your device of choice.
Basic TrainingPeaks account.
Bicycle and basic or smart indoor trainer.
Powermeter and or Heart-rate monitor.
Downloadable cycling GPS computer (Garmin, Wahoo, etc.)
Access to daily emails.
Can a tailored indoor plan help me achieve my realistic goal?
Yes it can when combined consistency and training within the guidelines. Are the indoor plans only for people who race?
No, you may be interested in being fitter or losing weight and don't want to compete in cycling races, but want to use indoor cycling as a medium to help achieve your health goals. All that is asked of you is that you ride a bike on an indoor trainer/stationary bike, and want to improve in some way.
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