Week 46 – Keeping your Winter Training sessions productive!!!
I have heard Winter Indoor Training described as tedious, boring, dull, uninteresting, unexciting, wearisome, tiresome, uninvolving, repetitive, repetitious, unvarying, unchanging, unvaried, humdrum, ho-hum, routine, mechanical, mind-numbing and uninteresting.
CycleClubKingston does it in a very interesting way to keep it feeling inspiring, exhilarating, appealing, impressive, interesting, intriguing, lively, moving, stimulating, arousing, stirring, exhilarating, rip-roaring, wild, and zestful!
We get 10 or so committed people together and each chip in $200-$250 dollars and rent a room roughly 15 ft x 20 ft. (we have used 3 different location over the last 8 years and it has cost around $2000 to use room 3 times weekly for about 1 1/2 hours.. We used a stereo system with digital projectors, lap top or dvd player and together do the workouts 3 times weekly.
In the North East we run our training from November thru March normally about 21 weeks.
The room is heated to 50 degrees and even then we end up opening doors and windows to cool ourselves off!
We decorate the room to enhance our experience.
Everyone bring their own trainers and these are the videos we use either in DVD or Digital downloads!
Check out the systems we have used. We get better & better every year and it is wonderful gathering with great friends!
Real Rides Training System with Robbie Ventura: www.realrides.tv/
I highly recommend these for beginning and intermediate riders. Robbie Ventura (ex-Pro sprinter) talks you through every aspect of every ride, every segment, every interval of each ride.
The 4 base DVD’s or digital downloads Force, Speed, Power, & Race Day teach you the fundamentals! That allow you to understand Anaerobic threshold, vo2Max, heart rates Zones, and perceived effort. as well as the concept of interval training and how it applies to each of these!
- Race Day
- VO2 Max
- Grand Fondo
- Threshold 1
Video SAMPLE BELOW … NOTE cut & paste youtube videos in your browser to view!
Rides Indoor Cycling: www.endurancefilms.com/store/RIDES-Indoor-Cycling/
Produced for indoor bike training, Rides provides an inspirational and motivational workout set to a groovin’ soundtrack. It is a one of a kind training series that will significantly enhance your indoor cycling experience.
These are great & the idea that you can go on these rides in real life is very cool!
- Las Vegas
- Southern California
- North Carolina
- Hill Country (Kentucky/Indiana
- New York
Suffern Fest … www.thesufferfest.com
These have the greatest verity and arevery intense … You will love these especially if you do a few Real Rides to get a better understanding of HIIT (high Intensity Interval Training)
on rollers or on a trainer!
HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL WORKOUTS FOR CYCLISTS
We motivate you to push further than you thought possible
Widely known as the best cycling training videos in the world. High-intensity interval workouts designed by world-class coaches, amazing music, clear instructions and official footage from the Tour de France, World Championships and more.
Time Trial 2 downloads
Climbing 3 downloads
Style 1 downloads
Speed 7 downloads
Base Training 1 downloads
Race Simulation 5 downloads
Endurance 3 downloads
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