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Mainstream Music Monday: Drive Them Crazy with This Track

My most frequent music searches: fun, short songs of 3 minutes or less in the range of 85 to 90 rpm that are perfect for intervals. This one fits the bill! Use it for the HIT part OR for a recovery.

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Top 7 Ways to Grow as an Indoor Cycling Instructor in 2018

This year, I want to challenge you to reach new heights in your coaching. This may mean moving out of your own comfort zone. It’s something we ask of our riders all the time; how about ourselves? What can we do to push ourselves, to take risks, to put ourselves out there in front of our students and announce to the world that we aren’t afraid of growth?

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You Just Wait: Indoor Cycling Injuries Lurk

When it comes to overuse injures, I’d rather not wait. Cycling is an activity used by many physical therapists for rehabilitation. When done properly, cycling is very gentle on the joints and muscles. I repeat…when done properly.

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6 Ways Recording Your Class Can Take You from Critical to Confident

As indoor cycling coaches, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our delivery and clarity in class so that we may continue to grow. This article explores one uncomfortable way for us to tackle our growth by audio recording our classes, then listening to ourselves and adjusting based on what we hear.

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Friday Favorites: Pop Tribute Mashup 2017

What better way to begin the new year than by using the perfect song to close out 2017?! This song features 75 pop artists in a compilation that’s over 12 minutes long…and…(wait for it)…it’s a FREE download! HNY, indoor cycling peeps!!

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We Shall Overcome: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is celebrated on Monday, January 15. Here is a collection of powerful songs to use for your tribute ride.

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The Instructor as Catalyst for “Revolution”

As instructors we find ourselves in the position of supporting our students and inspiring them to set goals and find ways to reach them, particularly at this time of year. But, as Jennifer points out, we all need a Revolution. That revolution can start with you. Perhaps the change you make this year should include a different way of interacting with your classes. Instead of reacting to their goals, consider setting some challenging goals for them. After all, you are in a position to know their strengths and potential. You have unique insights into the world that lies beyond their imagination.

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Mainstream Music Mondays: Feel the Burn

This song will have riders feeling the burn with some heavy, heavy surges.

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Magic Coaching Minute: Standing for Beginners

Here is a quick tip to help those in our classes who are either new or deconditioned and have difficulty standing. Some fear it is purely a matter of strength and give up before they begin. The truth is that balance plays the major role.

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Friday Favorites: Movement is a Gift

A groovy vibe perfect for your next warm-up.

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