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Mainstream Music Mondays: Move Those Feet!

In the spirit of friendship, I have to share this song with you!

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Should Indoor Cycling Instructors Educate Our Riders?

At first I was confused by this question. As indoor cycling instructors, why would we not educate our riders? As a rider, why would I not want to know more about how a class, drill, or movement was going to impact me? It seems silly. There are times when we need to educate a rider to help them make corrections in their form. Education can also provide great motivation to try or persist, knowing the ultimate benefits both short- and long-term.

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Friday Favorites: Steady but Versatile Climb

This week’s suggestion is a favorite of mine that gives the option for a shorter or longer climb, depending on your needs. It has a great, even tempo to keep everyone motivated!

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Two Super Bowl Profiles and Two Exciting Playlists for Game Day

Check out our two Super Bowl profiles and Spotify playlists just in time for the big game!

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Magic Coaching Minute: Bouncing in the Saddle

How can you help riders quiet their form and eliminate bouncing? Jennifer Sage and Tom Scotto discuss why this happens and provide a few solutions.

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RIP Dolores O’Riordan, Lead Singer of The Cranberries

On January 15, the world suddenly lost Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of The Cranberries, at the age of 46. So today we celebrate her life and share with you our favorite songs by The Cranberries. Until we meet again, the Daffodils Lament. 

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Mainstream Music Monday: Transition Song—Working Our Way Up to Max Effort

We all need those “gateway” songs in our profiles. You know…the song that leads riders from one transition in your profile to another. Well, have we got the perfect song for you, right here! Right now!

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Instructor Keeps Cool in High-Stress Situation

What is the most stressful situation you’ve ever experienced during one of your cycling classes? I bet this story will top anyone else’s! Imagine being in Hawaii yesterday as you are beginning your warm-up. Betsy takes us through this surreal moment from the instructor bike.

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Friday Favorites: Get Out of the Middle of the Pack!

Get out of the middle of the pack with this rocking mainstream hit!

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How to Handle a Difficult Student

Sometimes students are just plain difficult. They don’t want to listen. They might even set up a power struggle with you in class. Would a mental checklist help you in these situations?

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