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Quick Profile: Derby Days

Put on your fancy hats, grab your mint juleps (well, not really!), and ride to this new profile by Suzy Stelmaszek.

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Quick Profile: Periodic Intensity

This new Quick Profile by Elan McAfee exercises the body AND the mind! Riders will take a tour of the periodic table and get an opportunity to answer some trivia questions along the way.

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Quick Profile: 3–2–1 Intervals…Intensified!

3–2–1 intervals are a great way to gradually step up intensity in a profile. This latest iteration of the 3–2–1 intervals is a true game-changer. It intensifies the entire profile, juggling the position of the number of minutes you spend at each intensity. Hence the name: 3–2–1 Intervals…Intensified!

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Quick Profile: Escape from Egypt: A Passover-Inspired Journey Ride

This journey ride takes us back to ancient Egypt in biblical times. We’ll escape from Egypt, inspired by the Passover story. It’s based on biblical history but may not be historically accurate. During this ride, we’ll build a pyramid in Egypt; ride away from the havoc, chaos, and disasters caused by the 10 plagues; and then cross the Red Sea as it parts, all while being chased by Egyptians.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Let the Madness Begin!

It’s March, and in the words of the great David Bowie, “Let’s dance!”

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Theme Ride Thursday: April Showers Playlist and Profile

April is known for wet weather, coast to coast. And do you know what’s awesome on rainy days? Good tunes accompanied by a great profile.

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Video Profile: Tour of the Training Zones

The Tour of the Training Zones is one of the most important profiles in the ICA library. It’s a very educational profile that requires more talking than most profiles. For that reason, to help you teach it to your own classes, I’ve filmed myself teaching this ride so you can hear my cueing and how I deal with the intensity myself. I also have a summary of the profile cues that you can download and modify.

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Quick Profile: Powerful Women

This Quick Profile channels the power of inspiring women while riders hold a steady-state effort in Zone 3. The challenge will be both physical and mental as you hold an effort straight through for about 40 minutes without recovery. Staying strong, focused, and in control, you will build both aerobic power and endurance.

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Quick Profile: A Journey Through Space

This profile will take riders out of the cycling room to explore outer space. All that’s required is a vivid imagination and enough power in their legs to propel them through space. As with any journey ride, it enables the instructor to use their creativity to transport their participants from the mundane bike studio to someplace interesting and unusual. But like every other profile, it still has a purpose…

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Five Valentine’s Day Cycling Profiles

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and ICA has five Valentine’s Day cycling profiles that will challenge your students both physically and mentally while they sing along. Help your students reach their fullest potential this year in self-love by inspiring them through your choice of music, coaching, and cues found in these profiles.

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