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Mainstream Music Monday: A Cover You Can Count On

Weird and wonderful mainstream pop artists’ reboot of a classic.

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Friday Favorites: The Perfect Song for Your Tour de France Sprint

It’s Tour time. As you plan your TDF-inspired profiles, you’ll definitely want to use this high-energy rocker. It’s the perfect length, bpm, intensity, and language for a surge or a sprint.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Burn, Baby, Burn—Profile and Playlist

This week we deliver a fiery playlist and profile that will make your legs burn while torching calories. Are you ready for this?

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Wednesday Timeless Classics: Swing Your Way Through Your Warm-up

When you play this song as a warm-up or a recovery, your riders are going to think, “I have the coolest instructor ever!”

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Three Advanced Cueing Methods to Help Participants Dial Up Success

Cycling instructors face an interesting challenge. We have the task of putting together safe, effective, and fun workouts, while choosing music that will motivate and move the soul. Beyond that we must also clearly, concisely, and repeatedly convey meaning, feeling, and intention to a room full of very different people with diverse learning styles and potentially dissimilar fitness levels. This article addresses your road map to success by describing three specific methods of communication to convey the desired level of effort and intensity required by participants within each and every class you teach.

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Mainstream Music Monday: What Will it Be? A Flat or a Climb?

Here’s a pop song collaboration you can use for different terrains.

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How to Develop a Faster Cadence, Part 4: 3 Video Tips for Quicker Pedaling

I filmed a video to highlight three important tips when training a higher cadence: a technique that may address what’s preventing your riders from pedaling quickly, neuromuscular adaptations, and how to stand at higher cadences.

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Friday Favorites: Let the Music Take Over

This one goes back about a decade, but will not disappoint. It is a great track with a strong beat, a talented vocalist, and the drive to let the music take the lead and power you and your riders through!

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How to Develop a Faster Cadence, Part 3: More Drills and 6 Profiles to Improve Cadence

In part 2 of our series on developing a faster cadence, we covered four foundational considerations that should be addressed before attempting to pedal more quickly. In this chapter, we provide even more specific drills to improve cadence and give you six different profiles that have cadence as an objective.

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When You Oversleep…and Internal Alarms Go Off

You’ve heard the saying “by failing to prepare, you prepare to fail,” right? Every second counts when you teach early-morning classes—what do you do when alarm clocks fail? Whether you rise before the sun or teach as it sets, this post by dawn-patrol coach Jackie Maniscalco can help ensure you’re prepared for success!

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