Winter Cycling - Indoor Riding Article
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There's a really good article on the web that answers a lot of questions that have been asked around the forums lately.
View it HERE (http://www.bike.com/features/template.asp?date=1%2F25%2F2002&page=2&lsectionnumber=5&lsectiondirectory=training)
You can survive...
01-24-02, 07:21 PM
Thanks for the link! :)
01-24-02, 07:55 PM
01-24-02, 08:07 PM
I could have used that a month or two ago!
It may still prove helpful though, as Old Man Winter is threatening to come out of his unseasonable coma again...
01-24-02, 08:27 PM
Very good article with some good points.
I ride the rollers 4-5 times a week but I have never thought about getting on and off in the middle of a ride to take a breather like you would when weight training. I always just spin between intervals like I would on the road. I might have to give this new idea a try and see what happens. I think it could help alleviate some of the boredom by looking at smallers sets of riding. I figure I can get off and stretch my legs out before the next set and maybe throw in a set of abs while I'm at it.
Originally posted by Captain Crunch
I ride the rollers 4-5 times a week but I have never thought about getting on and off in the middle of a ride to take a breather like you would when weight training. I always just spin between intervals like I would on the road.
Yes, getting off the bike sometimes like in a weight workout helps a bit. The group I train with indoors consists of trackies, like the article mentions, so we're used to resting inbetween intervals like at the track.
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