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Discussion: Zwift

in: Adventure Racing; General

Dec 17, 2019 3:48 PM # 
OK, since my last post was kind of a downer, how about something more fun?
Anyone using Zwift for training purposes? Wondering if it might be a fun holiday gift for a certain special someone in my life.
Dec 17, 2019 4:51 PM # 
Yes, well worth a monthly subscription in the winter months.
Dec 18, 2019 3:56 AM # 
Dec 18, 2019 7:58 AM # 
Zwift changed my life (for the better)
Dec 18, 2019 1:03 PM # 
i prefer TrainerRoad since it was easier to set up, and i like the “less social” aspect. just an introvert’s perspective :). also, doesn’t your special someone read these threads? or are you asking for a friend? :)
Dec 19, 2019 3:35 PM # 
Hi Silky, we do have TrainerRoad and we like it a lot. But wondering if the social aspects of virtual racing in Zwift might have a higher enjoyment factor, instead of the sufferfest feeling of knowing how many intervals you have remaining on TrainerRoad. Also, yes that certain special someone does have an AP presence, but I keep things unpredictable so she never knows what I'm up to :)
Dec 20, 2019 3:52 AM # 
Best training decision I have ever made for the cold months! Social aspect is great but I especially enjoy the workout programs and although cartoony the scenery is fantastic as well.
Dec 20, 2019 8:04 PM # 
I use Zwift and it's been great and motivating. You can engage in the social aspect as much or little as you want, but I can say the few "races" that I've participated in there have definitely motivated me to push way harder than I normally would.
Dec 23, 2019 3:05 PM # 
OK, you've convinced us! Hope to see you all on the virtual trail sometime soon.
Dec 23, 2019 6:32 PM # 
Wait, shouldn't it be as sucky as possible to build up mental toughness? Like just a resistance knob and no display?

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