Quick Profile: Flying 40s

Flying 40s is a high-intensity, short-duration, lower-cadence interval profile with an aim to increase muscular strength and power output. This drill is also known as “40/20s.” This profile will guide you in explaining the physical sensations your riders should experience in order to achieve the desired adaptations. 

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2021 Grammy Awards—Playlist and Profile

It’s almost Grammy time, and we’ve got a new profile and playlist to ride to!

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Theme Ride Thursday: 2020 Grammy Awards—Playlist and Profile

Bring the best music of 2019 into your studio with this Grammy-nominated playlist, or use our already-prepared profile, Hold It Steady, a 2020 Grammy Profile, by Julianne Lafleur.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Get on Your Horse and Let’s Climb!

What can I say about this song? I love its vibe!

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Quick Profile: Just Breathe

Julianne has created an outstanding profile targeting Zone 5, the training zone that helps improve the body’s VO2 max. VO2 max is the highest volume of oxygen your body is able to process and convert to energy, which is enhanced by better breathing techniques. To make the profile more interesting, the entire playlist consists of songs that focus on the breath.

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Quick Profile: Intensity Ladders, Various Cadences

This quick profile consists of four 6.5-minute intervals, each an intensity ladder performed in a different cadence range. This ride gives students an opportunity to understand how the same zone can feel very different when performed at a different cadence.

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Theme Ride Thursday: 2019 Grammy Awards—Playlist and Profile

The 61st Grammy Awards will air on CBS February 10, 2019. It’s the recording industry’s most prestigious award. Bring the best of 2018 into your studio by selecting songs that are nominated, or use our already-prepared profile, Diversity, a 2019 Grammy Profile, by Julianne Lafleur. 

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Quick Profile: That Sweet Spot

The “sweet spot” in cycling is between 88% and 93% of functional threshold power. This profile is a relatively steady-state profile where riders aim to ride in their sweet spot. Riders will sustain a high Zone 3/low Zone 4 effort with a perceived exertion that lies somewhere between 6 (moderately hard) and 7 (hard) on a 1–10 scale.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Sexy and I Know It!

Summer is the time of year where many of us get to show off those legs we’ve been developing all winter long. It’s time to feel “sexy” or, at the very least, marginally happy with the rewards of our hard work—ha! If you feel like “heating things up,” give this “sexy” playlist a listen and find what that appeals to you.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Let’s Power Up!

Build speed and power with this alt-rock track that’ll really get you moving!

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