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Help New Students Feel Welcome in Your Class, Part 3: During and After Class

Are you ready to be the instructor who changes the lives of your new students? Here are the practical steps you can take to help new students during, and after your very next class.

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Help New Students Feel Welcome in Your Class, Pt 2: Before Class

New students represent a challenge for you. And a big opportunity. Are you ready to be the instructor who changes the lives of your new students? Here are the practical steps you can take to help new students before class even begins.

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Help New Students Feel Welcome in Your Class, Part 1: Changing Lives

New students this January represent a challenge for you. And a big opportunity. Are you ready to be the instructor who changes the lives of your new students? Here are the things you need to think about.

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The Aging Indoor Cyclist, Part 4: The Benefit of Indoor Cycling on the Aging Nervous System

As we age, there are structural changes that occur in the nervous system. Learn how indoor cycling can help with neurological deterioration, and use this information to attract more of this demographic to your classes.

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The Aging Indoor Cyclist, Part 3: The Psychosocial Needs of Aging Students

Feeding the mind and spirit can be especially important for older students. Many are adjusting to their lives getting smaller. Aging does not need to mean loneliness, but it can. The social benefit of indoor cycling is important for everyone but especially for this population. As an indoor cycling instructor, you have the ability to help your older students with these issues and inspire them to adhere to their training program. This article tells you how you can do that.

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The Aging Indoor Cyclist, Part 2: Younger Next Year

In part 2 of our series “The Aging Indoor Cyclist,” Bill reviews the book “Younger Next Year,” which is a staple for his personal training clients, especially those over 50. The book gives practical meaning to a new scientific understanding of aging at the cellular level.

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The Aging Indoor Cyclist, Part 1: Getting to Know Their Needs

The over 50 age demographic is growing and there’s a high likelihood that you’ve encountered older students in your classes. Bill Roach discuss their needs and four sensory impairments which you should be sensitive to.

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Baby Boomers, Six-Packs, and Indoor Cycling

Are we’re missing out on an opportunity to build our indoor cycling classes because we’ve missed the mark on what boomers want? Are we giving them what they want and need when they come to our classes? We’ve identified insights that can help keep your baby boomers engaged, happy, fit, and most importantly, coming to your classes!

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Instructor Self-Care

You’ve heard the saying ” You can’t pour from an empty cup,” but how do we refill it? In today’s article we walk you through learning to identify stressors, thinking about your options, and creating a plan for self-care. It all begins with you and doing what’s best for you.

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Overcoming Objections in Cycling Class, Part 1: Contraindications, Attire, and Fans

Overcoming objections in cycling class is something we deal with frequently. Knowing how to deal with them will ensure a safe, comfortable class for all. Today’s topics include contraindications, attire, and the use of fans.

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