A session on the turbo can also be seen as a last ditch resort when the weather is just too awful to ride outside. Turbo training often gets a bad reputation for being boring or uninspiring.
Stop! It doesn’t have to be that way!
Many athletes use their turbo trainers all year round, to help them focus on specific areas for improvement, and to give them a chance to train out of their comfort zone in a safe environment away from traffic.
We talked to three inspirational professional female cyclists about their turbo training routines including:
– RTTC National Hill Climb Champion Maryka Sennema
– CTT National 10 mile, 25 mile, 50 mile and Circuit Time Trial Champion Julia Shaw
– UnitedHealthcare road and criterium racer Hannah Barnes about their turbo training routines.
Click through to read their top tips on staying motivated training on a turbo!