Ask the Expert: Does Indoor Cycling Help Bone Health?

I received this question: “One of my riders asked me if indoor cycling is weight bearing enough to be beneficial for someone dealing with osteopenia. Any thoughts or insights or studies that I could pass along?” For the answer, I went to someone with far more knowledge than me. This is an important issue for all of us and our students, so make sure you are informed.

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Friday Favorites: You Can Do Anything for 2 Minutes, Right?

Have some fun with the lyrics of this one!

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Wednesday Timeless Classics: A Feel-Good Climb

I just love this song to pieces! It has a happy-go-lucky feel, and you can’t help but smile when you climb to it. It also has one of the most creative videos I think I’ve ever seen.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Do What They Say!

The lyrics will direct you in this track. And it might even “hurt” a little as you surge three times at a high cadence. Your riders will be begging for this drill (and the song) by name!

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Indoor Cycling Classes Aid People with Parkinson’s with the Help of New App

An estimated 10 million people currently live with Parkinson’s Disease. The Cue My Ride iphone app guides an indoor cycling ride that’s tailored to help Parkinson’s symptoms and uses the Apple Watch to monitor those symptoms before and after the ride. It not only encourages exercise that can help reduce Parkinson’s symptoms, but also provides a tool to measure how the symptoms change as a result of the exercise.

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A Valentine’s Day Playlist and an Anti–Valentine’s Day One, Too!

This one goes out to all the lovers and the haters. Check out our Valentine’s Day and Anti–Valentine’s Day playlists.

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Friday Favorites: Joyful Energy for a Warm-Up

I don’t know about you, but I am so mesmerized by her voice!

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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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Wednesday Timeless Classics: Dark and Brooding

This is the track to use on a long, steep climb–one that makes you doubt yourself. Use empowering mental strength cues to aid your riders during this song, then follow it with a powerful uplifting track.

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“No Pain, No Gain” in Indoor Cycling?

We’ve all heard the adage “No Pain, No Gain,” and the reasons it’s a myth. But we also hear that it’s not possible to really succeed or improve performance unless you learn to suffer at your chosen sport. So what is it? Where is the line drawn? And how should indoor cycling instructors coach? Should we never use words like “suffering” in our coaching?

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