Phase 3 of the Average Joe Cyclist Beginner Cyclist Training Plan shows you how to kick your bike training up a notch. The aim is to increase the demands on your body and keep getting fitter and faster. Phase 3 presents you with a choice of three different methods to up your training level. Once you are into this phase, you will no longer be a beginner cyclist. Not by a long way! Instead, you will be well on your way to your first bike race.
Yet another study has shown the extraordinary benefits of interval training (also known as HIIT) to fight aging. Specifically, it showed the most impressive anti-aging results in older people who did high intensity interval training on stationary bikes. Aging is inevitable, but you can start using interval training on a stationary bike today to fight aging!
This post plus video explain the differences between aerobic, anaerobic and HIIT cycling training. We also suggest how much of each kind of training you should be doing to achieve your own specific cycling training goals.