Cycling interval training is an important part when you build up improvements in your performance. Cycling interval training means that you train in consecutive periods with a high heart frequency combined with resting periods and low heard frequency.
Cycling Interval Training
The following advantages of using interval training for cycling can be obtained:
1. The muscle changes so it can absorb more oxygen from a given blood stream.
The following duration of interval is typically ridden.
Short intervals typically last between 15-90 seconds, medium intervals between 3-5 minutes, normal intervals between 8-10 minutes and the long intervals, which can last from anything from approx. 10 to (45-60) minutes depending on the purpose.
The interval duration for cycling needs to be adapted to your training- and season plan as to your goals for the specific period of the season. The following interval duration for cycling is typically ridden for by bike enthusiasts.
It is a good idea to build up a training week containing a day of training with two types of intervals.