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    Cycleops training tips

    I have just bought a Cycleops Mag Trainer to rebuild my muscles following recuperation from a broken ankle.

    I use it with my road bike but due to muscle wastage could only manage 10 minutes and could barely get higher than 4th gear! - Hopefully it will get easier!

    Does anyone have any training tips for using a Cycleops, or similar?
    Any tips to do with how much resistance I should set it on, what my aimed speed should be, etc would be much appreciated!

    Thanks
    Karl

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    Re: Cycleops training tips

    Just keep at it. it takes time to recover and rebuild wasted muscles.
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    Re: Cycleops training tips

    Check out their website as lots of turbo's do come along with training routines.
    I use a Tacx and the website is brill with a monthly program as well as a large number of sessions to build stamina, power, sprinting, hill climbing etc etc.
    Here's a link, if you can alter the gear of the bike and the resistance of the machine there's nowt to stop you adopting these.

    http://www.tacx.com/beleef+tacx.php?...=Cycletrainers

    Oh, and another tip is to record your distance, average speed and maximum speed for each session. That way you can guage how you're getting along.
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