Why Is Indoor Cycling So Hard? | Triathlon Training Explained

Published on November 20th 2018


If you train indoors then at some point it is likely to have felt harder than riding outdoors. Higher heart rate, lower power, FTP out of reach... what is going on?! Subscribe to GTN: http://gtn.io/SubscribetoGTN Check out the GTN Shop: http://gtn.io/g5 In association with TrainingPeaks - http://gtn.io/TrainingPeaks The increased temperature, fixed position and boredom can all lead to indoor cycling feeling tougher than the same session outside. In this video, Mark takes a closer look at these effects and discusses whether you should adapt your FTP to match. Do you find it harder to train indoors? Let us know in the comments below 👇 If you would like to find out more about this topic, please check out these links from TrainingPeaks: - Adjusting Your Functional Threshold Power for Indoor Riding - https://gtn.io/AdjustPowerTP - How to Optimize Your Indoor Training Plan - https://gtn.io/OptimiseIndoorTP - Mental Preparation and Workouts for Indoor Cycling - https://gtn.io/MentalPrepTP If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: https://upload.globaltrinetwork.com/ If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - http://gtn.io/g4 Watch more on GTN... 📹 How To Choose An Indoor Trainer | Which Wahoo Trainer Is Right For You? - http://gtn.io/ChooseATrainer 📹 Indoor vs Outdoor Running: What's The Best Way To Train For Triathletes? - http://gtn.io/INvsOUT Music: Epidemic Sound Mother (Instrumental Version) - Staffan Carlén Always Always (Tribute Version) (Explicit Version) - Martin Hall Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images