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Quick Profile: A Light in a Dark Place, Your First Class After Lockdown

I put together this ride for instructors to use as a first class after studios and clubs open back up following the coronavirus lockdown. All of the songs are chosen to make you smile and to reflect; some are there to inspire you to push harder; some may even bring a tear to the eye. You are going to have a wide range of fitness levels when you first come back after many months off, so this profile provides ample modifications for the varying fitness levels in your class.

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Jump In the Pool: A Summer Profile

Need a summer profile that leaves your riders ready to cool off? Look no further!

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Quick Profile: Red, White, and BOOM—A Fourth of July Profile

Summers in the US are filled with holidays. Use this Fourth of July profile as a baseline for your summer holiday rides and simply swap out some songs to make it appropriate for Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day.

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A Fourth of July Profile: Three Climbs In America

This fun profile may get some of your students singing here and there—that is, if they can breathe! There are three climbs that vary from moderate to challenging, with a 3-minute flat in between.

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Tour de France 2019 Stage 2, Team Time Trial

The team time trial is one of the more exciting stages of a bike race you can simulate in your classes. It’s a very challenging effort, and the extended warm-up plus the near constant rotations adds constant variety and keeps the class focused and committed. We provide you step-by-step coaching for this riveting race as well as a virtual ride so you can see how to manage your riders while teaching.

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Profile: Celebrate Summer with Our Summer Solstice Ride

Our Summer Solstice ride is a fun way to tap into summer vibes and energy during the warmer months. Get ready to ride the waves and take in some rays!

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Theme Ride Thursday: School’s Out, Bring on the Summer!

Two playlists to celebrate the lazy, hazy days of summer and the end of the school year! Plus, our Surfin’ Safari profile is bound to get your riders smiling. This profile has been a big hit with our members!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Chase Danger with this Spy-Themed Playlist and Profile

The James Bond theme song is one of the most universally known across the world. This song laid the groundwork for an entire genre of music and we honor it with a spy-themed playlist and profile, aptly called “Shaken, Not Stirred.”

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ICA Workshop: How to Conduct a Ramp Test and a 20-Minute Assessment to Estimate FTP

Here is everything you need to perform two FTP tests with confidence: the ramp (MAP) test and the 20-minute test, including how to coach and motivate your riders to stay committed and how to add the most motivating and energetic music possible. You’ll learn not just the theory but also the practical skills to leading these two important functional assessments. If you have a bike, you can ride along with the two videos and test your own FTP. If you don’t have a bike, that’s OK; just imagine yourself at a conference session and view them with pen and paper in hand.

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Master Class Profile: Negative-Split Threshold Intervals

This profile uses the concept of negative-split training to assist riders in developing aerobic and muscular endurance while targeting threshold training. The structure of this ride also gives fitness enthusiasts an opportunity to master body awareness skills and practice managing their efforts. It is an excellent way to teach new riders and those used to short intervals the concept of pacing. It also prepares riders for FTP testing in the future.

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