Even with the days getting longer and the weather turning warm and dry there are still major benefits to training indoors. From recreational and age group athletes to the elite levels of cycling and triathlon, the indoor cycling workout is a key component to an effective training program. In the winter months, some elite athletes complete 100% of their cycling workouts indoors. Even in the height of summer these same athletes harness the power of training indoors by doing a majority of their intense interval sessions on the stationary bike. I’ll share with you several reasons why attending a quality spin class, or dusting off the stationary trainer at home, can be beneficial to your fitness gains this year, and beyond.