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Five turbo sessions hand-picked by the pros

Five turbo sessions hand-picked by the pros

Turbo training is getting better and better. The features and perks provided by the best indoor cycling apps are multiplying all the time as indoor…

Thursday, Oct 20

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Turbo training is getting better and better. The features and perks provided by the best indoor cycling apps are multiplying all the time as indoor training becomes ever more enticing. Who knows, perhaps it won’t be long before our status as cyclists depends wholly upon our virtual badges of honour. Back in the real world, the turbo is a powerful tool for improving your fitness and preparing to ride outside.

Pro riders are becoming just as partial to indoor sessions as we time-crunched amateurs. They know that a targeted session can effectively home in on a particular aspect of fitness. Whether you’re a cyclocrosser, time triallist, crit specialist or stage racer, choosing the right workouts will help you build a power profile that best suits your racing. To that end, we have spoken to five pro riders and asked them to share with us their favourite indoor cycling session and explain why they value it, when they use it, and how it can work for you too. Toms Skujiņš, Trek-Segafredo – Seeking stage race rhythm

Toms Skujins (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images) The first Latvian to earn a spell in the Tour de France’s polka-dot jersey, Skujiņš currently plies his trade at Trek-Segafredo, where he has the enviable task of supporting the team’s leaders in the Grand Tours. Naturally then, when the indoor trainer calls, the three-time Tour of California stage winner uses it as an opportunity to fine-tune his stage-racing craft.

Best for: Stage racing, long one-day races

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