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Theme Ride Thursday: Are You Ready for Back to School?

It’s time for the kiddos to head back to school. While we’re all getting used to the new routine, we’ve pulled our favorite back-to-school profiles and updated our back-to-school playlist.

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Class Profile: Longer Cruise Intervals

If you are teaching with power and either regularly conduct 20-minute FTP tests, or want to be able to bring your riders to the point of participating in a field test, it’s essential that you train them to tolerate longer intervals. Shorter HIT intervals are great, but longer intervals should also be a pillar of your training program. This “cruise” interval profile (i.e., longer aerobic intervals) is the perfect template for creating your own intervals of this nature.

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Profile: Tears from the Moon—A Hill Repeat Lunar-Themed Ride

The longest lunar eclipse of this century will take place next week on July 27. I’ve created a lunar-themed hill repeats profile with four climbs that get progressively longer. All the songs are moon- or eclipse-related, but you can use this profile for any lunar-theme ride to celebrate any full moon of the year.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Burn, Baby, Burn—Profile and Playlist

This week we deliver a fiery playlist and profile that will make your legs burn while torching calories. Are you ready for this?

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Quick Profile: Intervals from Obstacles

This Quick Profile ‘keeps it real’…real fun. Using the music as the road, it brings obstacles encountered outside into the cycle room to make your riders work harder to escape from them. Your class will have a blast with this uniquely memorable and creative profile.

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Class Profile: The Ultimate HIIT—Teaching with Perceived Exertion

The Ultimate HIIT Profile provides you with the ammunition you will need to guide riders to truly understand perceived exertion for higher intensity riding. Through your coaching you help them to relate each interval with duration and intensity and to make mental notes of what they are feeling. Ask your riders to take what they learn in this profile and apply it to other classes they attend.

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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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Class Profile: The Ultimate HIIT—Teaching With Power

Are you confused about teaching with power? Have you wondered what power output your riders should achieve in their intervals? Then this profile is for you. I call it the Ultimate HIIT because in addition to estimating FTP, it includes some of the more important durations for intervals so they can be compared to each other. This is very important when teaching both power as well as perceived exertion. I have a feeling you and your riders will love/hate this profile!

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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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