Indoor Doesn’t Get Better Than Wattbike
Using Wattbikes at the La Lucia Virgin Active gym has been a real pleasure and I’m not the only one who thinks so. The Bikes are popular. So popular that the gym upgraded from three Wattbikes in the squash court corridor to a dedicated Wattbike studio with nine bikes, two TV’s and fans.
All the bike computers have the most recent software and automatically connect to your favorite workout tracking site, that is, if you use the right heart rate monitor and a smart phone. I use the Polar H7 HRM but I’ve been told the Wahoo bluetooth HRM works as well.
It’s brilliant! Once your session is completed, the data is saved in real time and that is only one of the many benefits.
Following are eleven quick benefits to training on a Wattbike indoor trainer:
No wind, no rain, no sunburn, no intense heat, no debris, no potholes, no road traffic, no punctures, no mechanical failures, no crashes and a serious amount of training data.
And two more benefits for good measure. [Read more…]