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Exercise Physiology for Interval Training in Indoor Cycling, Part 2

Knowledgeable instructors are effective instructors. Deepening your understanding of exercise physiology allows you to be that capable teacher whose students achieve their fitness, weight loss, or health goals. When you know how human metabolic systems operate and how to harness them in a training session, your classes will be purposeful and your participants will feel confident following your lead. This exercise physiology primer is the preface for our interval training series.

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Exercise Physiology for Interval Training in Indoor Cycling, Part 1

Knowledgeable instructors are effective instructors. Deepening your understanding of exercise physiology allows you to be that capable teacher whose students achieve their fitness, weight loss, or health goals. When you know how human metabolic systems operate and how to harness them in a training session, your classes will be purposeful and your participants will feel confident following your lead. This exercise physiology primer is the preface for our interval training series.

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The Heart of Cycling

Dixie Douville, MSN, RN, takes a look at what is known about heart disease and then discuss how an indoor cycling instructor can make an impact in the lives of their riders.

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ICA is Coming to Chicago July 7 and 8

Jennifer Sage will be in the Chicago area July 7 and 8 for a Friday master class and full day of training sessions on Saturday. The event is being hosted by JCC Chicago Northbrook at the Marvin Lustbader Fitness Center.

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Why Cueing “Base Plus” is Completely Off Base

The term “base plus” along with an absolute number of watts, turns, or gears is often confusing and may be unsafe for riders. Bill explains why you should avoid using it and offers suggestions for its replacement.

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Make Your Class More Than a Ride. Make It a Customer Experience.

Are you providing your students with a true “customer experience”? Or just a workout? You can learn from business how to reach your students at different times and in different ways to help you inspire them.

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Help New Students Feel Welcome to Your Class, Part 4: A New Student Handout Can Be a Lifeline

New students need so much in so little time. It’s a big challenge for you to give new students everything they need in a way that is neither threatening nor overwhelming. Here’s some help. A simple take-home handout for new students can be a lifeline—for you both!

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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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