It's time we tell you why you need to say goodbye to the disco lights and hype of spinning studios and big-brand gym-spin classes. We look into why riding an actual bicycle, or in this case, an Athlete Lab Adjustabike, offers better training benefits over the typical stationary bike often seen in 'big-brand name gym' spinning classes and 'other indoor cycling studios'. Our system was developed to train Olympic athletes train for gold medals on the track and road so we know it rules but here's some basic info behind why you should be in the Lab:
You dread it. Yet, you know you need to do it. To see where you stand in terms of fitness, the Functional Threshold Power (FTP) Test is the benchmark fitness test we use to gauge your fitness. From your final result, all workouts are scaled, typically as a percentage of your FTP value - measured in watts.