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Are you Ready for Back to School?

It’s time for the kiddos to head back to school. While we’re all getting used to the new routine, we’ve pulled our favorite back to school profiles and updated our back to school playlist.

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Mainstream Music Mondays: Meet Me on the Beach Under the Shade

Escape from the summertime heat!

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Vuelta a Espana 2016, Stage 17 Profile… Venga! Venga!

Stage 17 of the Vuelta a Espana ends on a summit never before used in this race. It has leg-searing segments of 19%, 20%, and even 22% grade. Translation: us mere mortals would be walking our bikes! This profile gives you the cues to inspire your riders up steep climbs like this while also encouraging them to pull back if needed. The music is all Spanish artists, with motivating tracks to fire you up the climbs. Venga!

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Friday Favorites: Feeling Great While Climbing!

This is a song that I was obsessed with when I first started teaching indoor cycling classes. And no matter where I played it everyone always loved it. It’s definitely a great one to add to your library if you haven’t already!

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Ask The Expert: What Do You Do When A Rider Is Late to Class and Misses Warm-up?

Following our in-depth series on different kinds of warm-ups for different types of classes, I received an excellent question about handling riders who are late to class and miss the warm-up. Here are five ways to manage late arrivals that keeps everyone happy—the latecomer, your class, and you!

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Wednesday Timeless Classics: Soaring and Emotional

This is a track you’ve likely heard at emotional sessions at conferences. Bring that power to your own journey ride! I’ve given you two great options for this song—the emotional original and a powerful remix to climb to.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Give This One a “Spin”

This song could be worth the risk to use in your class. It’s got a great beat, contagious energy… I think everyone you play it for just may love it! And the best part? It’s another wonderful versatile track!

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The Art of the Warm-up, Part 6: Sample Warm-ups for HIT and Varied Profiles

This final article of the intensive coverage of this important topic gives you three more warm-ups (for a total of 13 total profiles and 11 warm-ups), this time for HIT workouts above threshold plus a varied loop profile.

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POTUS Playlist? Create a Profile and Win a Free Membership to ICA!

Indoor cycling instructors jump at any excuse to create a theme ride…how about one based on President Obama’s favorite songs? You’ll admit that he has very varied tastes! Send us a profile using these songs and you can win a free membership! We’ll publish it in a later post.

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Friday Favorites: Spread Your Wings and Fly

You really should listen to this song at least once a day.

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