Let’s be honest, we all bought our bikes because we want to ride outdoors. However, there are occasions when this is not possible. The weather can get pretty nasty and it just is not fun to ride in high winds or pouring rain, or sometimes it can be just plain dangerous. This is where turbo trainers come in, and we have plenty of guides for you if you need help understanding these trainers more or finding one that it right for you. Check out our Complete Guide to Turbo Trainers 2013 / 2014 or just jump right in to our Best Turbo Trainers for 2014 / 2015 review.
Ok, once you have your turbo trainer you can at least workout indoors and keep your fitness up, and maybe initially you use your trainer regularly. However, training indoors is just not the same as cycling outdoors and it can be difficult to stay motivated. Eventually you may end up using your trainer less and less. Enter The Sufferfest…
The Sufferfest Training Videos
The Sufferfest make great training videos specifically designed for indoor training. You are not just following along with an instructor who is sat in a studio, instead The Sufferfest cycling videos let you ride against the pros in real life cycling races. Synced with motivational music and on-screen prompts you get to experience what it is like to ride and compete on some of the most famous (and greulling) races in the world. These include Tour de France and Giro d’Italia courses. Not only this but The Sufferest videos are specially structured so that you experience a high-intensity workout with intervals for warm-ups, cardio, stamina, sprint etc.
Or watch this short (~1min long) introduction video below.
Pretty cool stuff. There are currently 16 videos to choose from, and they cost about £8 or less. Check out the choice of training videos here!
Just download and go
All cycling videos are downloadable and come in .mp4 format. This is just a video format and allows the training videos to be played on just about any media player, including desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and even mobile phones. You can also watch on your TV if you have it connected to a media player that accepts .mp4 files.
If you have a turbo trainer but want to make working out more fun, plus at the same time get a specially developed training program then The Sufferfest is for you. Also, they offer a 100%, no questions asked, money back guarantee so you may as well download a workout and see how much you like it. Browse The Sufferfest downloadable cycling videos.