Eight of the most common indoor training mistakes and how to avoid them

Inaccurate FTP testing, when to use ERG mode, sweat protection - we take you through the common pitfalls most of us have all hit at some point…

Man on indoor trainer cycling
(Image credit: Future)

With no disruptions from traffic and inclement weather being an non-issue, indoor cycling is one of the most effective and time efficient ways to execute your workouts. The best indoor training apps for cycling also offer an excellent and easy resource to access for finding training sessions for whatever length of time you have available - you can check out our Zwift workout recommendations over here.

But with all that said, indoor cycling is quite different from riding outside and there are some simple mistakes that you can easily make. Still, they’re not hard to correct (so long as you’re aware of them!)

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