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Cycling coach Deena Blacking outlines how you can maximise your time training indoors

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As a performance coach, I know the value of indoor training. The constant pressure on the pedals is a potent ingredient for building your strength and endurance. But the cyclist in me loathes the idea of training indoors. The garage door vista is unsurprisingly less inspiring than the great outdoors. 

This becomes especially true when sessions become painful; only a select few mortals enjoy devoting one hundred percent of their attention to the pain of an over-under.

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Deena Blacking is a cycling coach and sports consultant at