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Friday Favorites: Flat Out Scary

Being Halloween, I thought it only appropriate to include a song that conforms to the theme. Although the name of the song alludes a potential spell on all riders, how the song is used maybe the scariest thing of all.

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Prepping for a Reset, Part 4: Lung Love

I hope you enjoyed the video of how I present the reset to my classes (I use the last example, of course). What I realize is I have the benefit of knowing exactly what this reset actually looks like in terms of profiles. In order to give you this benefit and resulting confidence, I’m going to provide an outline of five profiles I use during the first three months of the year. Here is the first profile outline: Aerobic Conditioning.

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Tell This To ALL Your New Students!

Last week I gave you numerous tips (28 in total!) on how to create a non-intimidating beginner class where new students will feel comfortable their first time on an indoor bicycle. I asked for input from members who teach beginner classes. One suggestion was so good that it warrants its own post!

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Mainstream Music Monday: Spooky Flat Road Just in Time for Halloween!

There are no tricks in this week’s mainstream music selection. Two treats in one with another great flat road song, and it’s a song that didn’t make the ICA Halloween music list…so, you’ve got to see it, get it, and USE it before Halloween!

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Offering Beginner Classes

There is rarely enough time to work with brand-new students in your regular classes. If you have the luxury of scheduling beginner classes at your studio or club, here is a list of what you should include in these first-timer classes.

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Come Join Me At a Stages Power Certification in Vail, CO, on Nov. 22

Becoming certified in cycling with power is more important than ever as power becomes more and more ubiquitous. Join me in taking the Stages Cycling certification (with Master Instructor Cameron Chinatti). My club just got the FreeMotion bikes and I’m so excited to add this cert to my credentials!

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Watch This AWESOME Spooky Trailer For Off Road’s Halloween Ride

ICA member Tammar Berger, owner of Off Road Indoor Cycling in Washington, DC, created this amazing short trailer for their upcoming Halloween ride. She gave a few quick tips on how she did it, but it made me think…what would you think if we created a course on how to do this yourself? Video is incredibly powerful to promote your program—you might as well take advantage of it!

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