Wattbike Workout & Exercises | Virgin Active


Science your cycling

What is it?
An indoor bike with a difference. Loved by Olympic champions and endorsed by British Cycling, it’s designed to feel just like your road bike (you can even bring your own saddle). It takes 100 measurements with each revolution of the pedals and gives you data on 40 different aspects of your cycling.

What’s it for?
Burning calories, building stamina, and getting a brilliant cardio workout, whatever the weather. If you want to get serious about cycling, you can use the bike’s integrated technology to improve your technique, push yourself harder, and track your progress.

Who’s it for?
Cycling devotees who want to get better, quicker. Fitness fans looking to their workouts. And anyone else keen to get fitter and stronger.

What do I do with it?
Anything you’d do on a road bike. And much more. Measure everything from your average speed and the power of your pedaling, to your heart rate and recovery times. Improve your technique, track your progress, and your rides once you’re back home. Compete with other members on our big screen, see how you’d fare against the world’s best cyclists, or test yourself with these exercises:

Speed Intervals

Cycle as fast as you can for 20 seconds. Then recover by lowering the resistance or speed for 60 seconds. Repeat for 15 to 20 minutes.

Strength Intervals

Cycle for 200m on a high resistance. Then switch to a low resistance for 60 seconds to recover. Repeat for 15 to 20 minutes.

Endurance Ride

Cycle at the same speed, keeping the same power output, for 20 to 30 minutes.


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