So I’ve been wondering recently above if using rollers or a rock n roll trainer makes sense.
Usually the perceived advantage is that they help with the stabilization and balance.
I question if this is practical because in the real world you would be moving forward while turning your legs. Let’s say you are going hard on a flat stretch of road doing like 350 watts. That would be approx 35-40 km/h. The forward momentum would help you stay stable and balance is not really an issue.
On rollers however at 350 watts you are still going 0 km/h so a lot of balance work is involved. I have tried a friends kinetic rock n roll a couple times and it seems you are moving side to side way more than on the road.
So do these type of trainers actually make sense given the differences on the road?
I am happy to keep my KK road machine and do some gym work and swimming to work on the core.