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Theme Ride Thursday: Lucky You! Saint Patrick’s Day Playlist & Profiles

This Saint Patrick’s Day, why not use some of these songs to help you get “jiggy” with it?

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Wednesday Timeless Classic: Breathe In, Breathe Out. Share it with Everyone

Driving endurance track from a German group that offers everything from chill to club dance music, usually all on the same album.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Come Hither!

If you can stop giggling at these lyrics, get some work done with short, hard surges at 102 rpm.

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An Incredible Way to Learn About the Effects of Your Profiles and Coaching

When you learn how to read and interpret a workout file it is an amazing tool to aid in putting together profiles. You will better understand the possible impact your choices (cadence, resistance, power, etc.) will have on your riders. By looking at a file from a less fit rider who suffered in the class or was unable to do the prescribed workout, you will understand why some might struggle with your coaching. Or, maybe you might discover that some things you are doing might not be as effective as you thought.

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Friday Favorites: A Long, Steep Climb Pulling You to the Top

This song is appealing to all musical tastes. It will help your riders get up a long, steep hill…or go up and down a pitched roof.

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I Have an Idea to Boost Your Class Size and Retain Riders!

Is there a program you can implement that will show your new riders how incredibly fun your cycling program can be, one that will make them eager to come back? How about a way to lure cyclists to stick around, and maybe even return in July? Hear me out here…I’ve got a great idea that might just solve both these problems!

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Theme Ride Thursday: A Pi Day Playlist!

Here’s a playlist with “pie”-related songs. Math lovers, unite!

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Worried About the Poor Level of Instruction at a Club You Visit? You CAN Make a Difference!

With the increase in “non-traditional” indoor cycling classes rife with contraindications, and the increase in instructors learning new “moves” from YouTube, so many classes these days are filled with safety concerns. Many instructors who attend one of these classes are either too uncomfortable to approach the instructor or feel that if they contact the facility, no one will care. We’d like to share with you an example of an instructor who did step up and was able to make some positive changes at one club.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Breathe, Pedal, and Connect

Catch your cyclists’ attention with this new pop chart hit!

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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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