• Indoor Cycling, Different Types of Trainers for Your Pain Cave and Why.

    Submitted by Bill Plock on March 27th, 2020

    I have a theory. A lot of outdoor cyclists have very little knowledge about all the options now available to ride inside. Historically, they have either “ridden” at a fitness facility or they ski during the Winter as their bikes sit in the garage untouched. But now of course things have changed.

    This article serves to outline the various types of trainers and give you some basic understanding of them all and why one might be better than another for you! Read more

    • Ideas on Having Fun and Being Motivated on Simple Indoor Trainers and Treadmills.

      Submitted by Bill Plock on March 19th, 2020

      What has felt like a forced spring break has come to a screeching halt as Winter returns just as it’s about to officially end. As bike paths empty and folks head indoors to workout at home, what will your training look like? What motivates you, and how do you stay motivated to train or even work up a good sweat? 

      Let’s talk about motivation. I offer you this perspective from teaching indoor cycling classes for 15 years and being an athlete who has been coached and understands the methods of training. As the owner of 303Endurance, I meet a lot of coaches and experts and equipment manufacturers with goals to help people be more fit. I also have progressed from owning a stationary bike with no feedback to now owning a smart trainer and using Zwift. I feel very qualified to speak about all spectrums of indoor training. I do not claim to be a coach, and this article is not about specific coaching modalities that result in individual fitness gains. Read more