Indoor Cycling Training Video: The Sufferfest's Downward Spiral

Individual Use - $12.99 | For groups & classes, see our Group Edition.

The Details:

Licensed only for individual use. If you plan to use in a group or class setting, you need our Group & Class Licensed Edition. *

  • How long: 60 minutes
  • What it’s about: Maximum intensity intervals that gradually decrease in duration
  • Best for: Increasing ability to make repeated, maximum intensity efforts

This is the only cycling workout that asks you to stay with Tom Boonen during his solo breakaway in Paris-Roubaix or out-sprint the pack at the top of the Mur de Huy at the end of the Fleche Wallone.  This officially licensed footage from the ASO is all packaged around a 60 minute structured interval workout with 16+ flat-out power intervals.

Workout Details:

  • 10:00 warm-up featuring both MTB and criterium racing
  • First descending-interval set (with Paris-Roubaix footage)
    • 2:00 interval / 2:00 recovery
    • 1:45 interval / 1:45 recovery
    • 1:30 interval / 1:30 recovery
    • 1:15 interval / 1:15 recovery
    • 1:00 interval / 1:00 recovery
    • :45 interval / :45 recovery
    • :30 interval / :30 recovery
    • :15 interval
  • 5:00 recovery
  • Repeat of descending-interval set (Same structure as first set, but this time with Fleche-Wallone footage – and with a small surprise ‘bonus’ at the end).
  • 4:00 warm-down, featuring the Zurich Bicycle Film Festival entry by Gorilla Bicycles.

There are also alternative ways to ride The Downward Spiral so you can be sure to get a full indoor-season’s use out of it.

* Licensed only for individual use. (If you plan to use in a group or class
setting, you need our Group & Class Licensed Edition available here


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