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Re: Your trainer workouts
« Reply #60 on: January 11, 2016, 17:29 »
Trainers suck that is all
I handed my trainer off to someone in Copenhagen before I moved. Best trainer-related decision I ever made! :D
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    Re: Your trainer workouts
    « Reply #61 on: January 12, 2016, 01:22 »
    I usually prefer to use a good ergo in a local gym (mine has a Wattbike studio). This way I can usually watch Cricket, a movie, TV shows, the scenery ;) or strike up a conversation.

    When it's raining on a Saturday I will often go to the gym about an hour before a spin class, warm up by spinning at base intensity, do the class then 15-20 minute cool down. After this I'll stretch out, use the roller etc.

    I find this is great for leg speed and VO2, just remember that this is a solid 2 hours + of indoor training, so two big bidons of electrolytes and a towel are a good idea. For the warmup, I have a few TV shows or movies on my iPhone so I don't go mad.
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    Re: Your trainer workouts
    « Reply #62 on: January 12, 2016, 08:44 »
    I honestly don't know how y'all do it.

    I was on there for maybe 20 minutes the other day, dialled in Strade Bianche on YouTube, but couldn't stand it. Arse went dead as quickly as that, legs felt heavy. Sacked it off.

    Next day the weather was better so I went out on the winter bike, still rode badly but way more enjoyable. I guess if racing was my dayjob and it mattered, I'd have a problem.  :P
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    Re: Your trainer workouts
    « Reply #63 on: January 12, 2016, 09:14 »
    I filmed a load of handlebar cam footage last summer and that is keeping me sane this winter.
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    Re: Your trainer workouts
    « Reply #64 on: January 13, 2016, 10:20 »
    are you mad  :lol

    are there efforts etc or just a 4 1/2 ride ?

    Actually a 4 1/2 ride!
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    Re: Your trainer workouts
    « Reply #65 on: January 13, 2016, 11:00 »
    Actually a 4 1/2 ride!

    ok it is official you are mad  :D
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    Re: Your trainer workouts
    « Reply #66 on: January 14, 2016, 08:52 »
    The GCN ones are pretty good for free.
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