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Sub Standards (Part 1): Respect My Subs or Else

It is not uncommon for riders to play favorites when it comes to which indoor cycling classes they will take. As instructors, we see our regulars every week. They often go out of their way to tell us how good of a job we are doing and how much they loved the whooping we just planted on them. The indoor cycling world spins happily on it’s axis week to week, and all is well until – we need to find someone to substitute our class. Chaos. Struggle. Picketing. Riots. Panic.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Pumping, Energetic Climb

This week’s suggestion helps blend eletronica lovers with mainstream music lovers into a moveable track that will get everyone dancing on their pedals and sweating hard!

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Just Got Certified, Now What? Part 2: Creating Your Profile

Part 1 of our new instructor series focused on providing numerous coaching tips to ease you into your first couple of classes. This article will focus on profile creation tips. Because profile creation is one of the biggest hurdles for new instructors, and we are committed to the development of many new instructors, we are making this member article FREE for a limited time. Please share with your friends who have recently become certified.

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Ever Ride to Live Music and Dance?

A month ago I told you about the series of Journey Rides that Charleston Ride studio in South Carolina was hosting this summer. I’ve been following their Facebook page as they post the promotions and follow-ups to these special events. Last week was the ride Into Africa, taught by Dan Boland, and I was able […]

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Friday Favorites: A Slog of a Climb

This song will take your cadence a hair below 60 rpm. Picture a road so steep you have to pitch forward to walk up, or if in a car, you have to shift to your lowest gear. Yeah, that steep.

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3 Tips for Teaching Off the Bike

It can be intimidating and awkward to instruct an indoor cycling class off the bike. Our bike seat can become a security blanket—a comfortable, happy place. However, getting off the bike and mingling with our riders can enhance their experience and allow them to draw closer to us as their instructor or coach.

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Mainstream Music Monday: A Quick, Aggressive Climb

This week’s track is by a mainstream artist with a good dance/electronic feel. It’s sure to please all the riders in your class, while you motivate them on a short, aggressive climb.

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