The Heart of Cycling

Dixie Douville, MSN, RN, takes a look at what is known about heart disease and then discuss how an indoor cycling instructor can make an impact in the lives of their riders.

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The Benefits of Cycling for Runners

I have been a runner for most of my adult life. I ran my first marathon in 1995 and have run numerous other marathons, half marathons, and 5Ks since. In that time, like most runners, I have sought out tools to improve my health and performance in the sport. What I have learned is that cycling is a fantastic cross-training option for runners. Whether you run or you have runners in your classes, knowing how indoor cycling can positively influence a running program will help you to design the right balance between the ride and the run.

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The Asthmatic Athlete

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for riding…that is, unless you have asthma. Today’s article provides you with teaching tips for your asthmatic students.

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The Diabetic Athlete

With over 29 million individuals with diabetes, it’s important for instructors to know what effect high glucose levels has on the body, and how to assist a client who experiences low blood sugar during class.

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Prenatal Exercise and Cycling

Supporting your cycling clients during prenatal exercise requires a fundamental understanding of their physiologic changes & contraindications to exercise.

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