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New Master Class and Quick Profiles: Three-Peat Intervals: Rock ’n’ Roll Style

I have provided two versions for coaching this high-intensity interval profile. One is with power (watts) and the other is with perceived exertion, for when you don’t have power meters. It’s perfect for those new to teaching with watts. It’s a very challenging profile and not for the faint-hearted. For that reason, I also include a fair amount of cueing suggestions on how to give permission for riders to back off or sit one (or two or three) of the intervals out.

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Friday Favorites: This One’s Got All the Energy

Can you feel it?

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Quick Profile: Black Friday Intervals in the Shopping Mall

This is a journey ride based upon the US holiday of Black Friday, which occurs the day after Thanksgiving. The intent of the profile is to mimic some of the experiences that occur on Black Friday and to match the stress with high-intensity intervals.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Shop ‘Til You Drop Profile

Guest instructor Christine Nielsen loves to play interactive games with her students. She came up with this creative profile for Black Friday, but given that you’ve got a few more shopping weeks before Christmas, there is still plenty of time to have a lot of fun with this profile. In fact, it is possible to use it year-round just for fun!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Black Friday Playlist

The day after Thanksgiving is not for the weak or the weary. You and your riders will stay energized not just on Black Friday but through the whole holiday season with songs from our Black Friday playlist.

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Mainstream Music Monday: Tell Me If You Like That

This catchy track lends itself perfectly to a hard and heavy climb using different body positions and focuses. With pulsing drums and bass, emphasized with electro-synth chords, this song has a pattern that is both predictable and alluring.

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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 them everything they need in a way that is neither threatening nor overwhelming. Here’s some help. A simple take-home handout can be a lifeline—for you both!

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Friday Favorites: Spice Up Your Ride

Don’t be surprised if you find Zumba participants drawn to the cycling studio when you play this climbing song—it has all the moves and rhythm to attract them.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Cats and Dogs

We’ll let you all duke it out as to which is the better pet while you listen to our newest playlist.

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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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