How to train with a power meter: the benefits and limitations explained

Power doesn't equal glory - but it can help guide the way. Here's how to get the most out of a power meter in your riding

Male cyclist training with power
(Image credit: Future)

Whether you have a power meter on your road bike or you use a smart turbo trainer with a power meter built-in, power meters are a useful tool for measuring your efforts and tracking your fitness progress. 

Power meters are certainly getting more affordable, but knowing what to do with one to get the most out of your training is a different matter.

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