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Mainstream Music Monday: Good Things Come in Threes

The most upbeat and happy, ridiculously catchy folk-pop song heard in a long time, and it’s perfect for your next warm-up!

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Help New Students Feel Welcome in Your Class, Part 1: Changing Lives

New students who flood your studio represent a challenge for you. And a big opportunity. The two biggest influxes of newcomers for most studios and gyms are the transition from summer to fall and the January “resolutionists.” Are you ready to be the instructor who changes the lives of your new students? Here are the things you need to think about.

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Friday Favorites: Hypnotic Long Climb Set to Alt-Blues-Rock Favorite

Just in time for Halloween, this electronic remix of an alt-blues-rock classic makes you wanna climb! 

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Quick Profile: The Sweetest Sweet Spot

“Sweet spot” is the name given to the intensity that overlaps upper Zone 3 and lower Zone 4, just below threshold. It’s called “sweet spot” because this intensity is an ideal balance of high intensity and the ability to cause some adaptations without needing a lot of recovery. Just for fun, this profile uses sweet-themed songs to enhance the concept of sweet-spot training!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Candy and Everything Sweet!

With Halloween coming up later this month, we thought it would be fun to create some sugar-inspired playlists, specifically focused on sweets and candy. We hope these two playlists hit your sweet spot!

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Need a Halloween Profile? ICA has 10 Halloween Profiles for Members

The trick-or-treat bag of ICA Halloween profiles is overflowing with TEN different and exciting theme rides. Here they are all in one place to make it easier for you to locate them. Start prepping now.

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The Perfect Halloween Playlist

Keep the ghouls and goblins in your class going all ride long! New updates with separate devil, ghost, and creatures-of-the-night playlists!

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Mainstream Music Monday: An Extended Song to Amp Up a Steep Climb

This nearly 9-minute song will serve to motivate riders to scale a steep mountain of varying terrain with its penetrating, multi-genre sound. Riders will begin their climb and add resistance multiple times to increase the intensity before coming out of the saddle. Settling back into the climb, riders will reach the top of a peak and ride downhill for 25 seconds before continuing to climb, both in and out of the saddle.

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Friday Favorites: Warm-Up, Recovery, Cool-Down. You Choose!

This upbeat song from 2015 is versatile enough to be used at least three ways in your upcoming profiles. It’s sure to be a hit with your riders!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Colors Playlist

Why is it that seeing a rainbow can elicit such immediate happiness? For this week’s Theme Ride Thursday, we’ve put together a playlist of colors for your next profile. Make it a fun ride and play a song representing every color of the rainbow, then ask your students what they think each color represents.

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