How to track indoor cycling workouts

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Indoor cycling used to be a bore, with not much more to look at than some numbers on a screen. But nowadays, the indoor cycling world is bigger and better than ever, with virtual bikes, games, the best smart trainers, and worlds to explore. You can track your training, ride with friends, and race against other indoor cyclists from around the world, all from the comfort of home.

There are a few big-name apps that lead the way in the indoor training space – Zwift and Peloton have the biggest user-bases in all of indoor cycling, and both platforms continue to evolve and expand at a rapid rate. However, those aren’t the only ways you can track your indoor cycling workouts. There are a number of other indoor cycling apps, devices, and platforms that you can use to monitor your progress and work towards your goals. Here are seven ways to track your indoor cycling workouts.

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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.