Indoor cycling workouts: Five sessions to help everyone get faster on the bike

Athlete riding Wattbike in studio setting
(Image credit: Wattbike)

Indoor cycling workouts are a great way to improve your fitness, whether you're a new cyclist looking to get fitter and faster, a seasoned cyclist training for an event or race, or a full-time pro. 

It allows you to concentrate on your riding without needing to keep an eye on traffic and the road ahead and it means that hills and harder efforts come when you want them to rather than when your route dictates. You're also not dependent on the weather or time of day to fit in a ride.

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Zach is a freelance writer, the head of ZNehr Coaching, and an elite-level rider in road, track, and e-racing. He writes about everything cycling-related, from buyer's guides to product reviews and feature articles to power analyses. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science at Marian University-Indianapolis, Zach discovered a passion for writing that soon turned into a full-fledged career. In between articles, Zach spends his time working with endurance athletes of all abilities and ages at ZNehr Coaching. After entering the sport at age 17, Zach went on to have a wonderful road racing career that included winning the 2017 Collegiate National Time Trial Championships and a 9th place finish at the 2019 US Pro National Time Trial Championships. Nowadays, Zach spends most of his ride time indoors with NeXT eSport.