Do you teach at a Big Box and a Boutique Studio?
I sent out an email last week, asking: Do you teach at a Big Box and a Boutique Studio? By "Big Box" I'm referring to one of the majors with multiple locations; 24 Hour, LA Fitness, Club Sports, Equinox, etc.. Continue Reading...
ICI/PRO Conference Nov 7th – 9th
  ICI/PRO is partnering with ECA World Fitness to co-host a very special Cycling Studio Owner and Instructor education conference near San Francisco, CA over the weekend of November 7th - 9th, 2014. We've chosen the beautiful campus of the  Continue Reading...
Indoor Cycling and Insulin Resistance
By Joan Kent ICI/PRO readers know that exercise can reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol problems, cancer, and more. Underlying those diseases is insulin resistance. Exercise reduces health risks by making skeletal muscle more sensitive Continue Reading...
Free Music Friday – Spring at Last!
Not sure where your are, but multiple days above 50°F has us all giddy with excitement here in the Frozen North! Then again it does signal the end of my Sunday Performance classes - last one is this weekend. If Continue Reading...
Tour de Pier is back with a goal to raise $500,000 for cancer research!
Last year I had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Sadvec, co-owner of Fit On Indoor Cycling Studio located in Manhattan Beach, CA. Michael shared with us his plans for their upcoming Tour de Pier, which was a big success! Tour Continue Reading...
There I was, enjoying another instructor's class JRA (just riding along) in my own little zoned out world. I get that way often, when I'm aerobic and don't have to focus on teaching. It's typical for this to happen to Continue Reading...
Matrix IC7 Indoor Cycle Powered By ICG®
Matrix and the Indoor Cycling Group (ICG®) debuted their new IC7 Indoor Cycle with power at IHRSA last month. In many respects it's different from any group cycle on the market today. You could go so far as describing a Continue Reading...
Sugar Addiction Now Recognized As Mainstream Science
By Joan Kent The good news is things have moved forward with respect to food addictions. For one thing, food addictions are now acknowledged as real. (When I started doing this work, they were not – I remember how people Continue Reading...
Mr. Macgowan… you have a reserved seat on bike #18!
How cool is this? I hadn't experienced an Indoor Cycling studio that offered reserved seats before. It had me feeling like a VIP when Amy and I visited CB Cyclebarn, Karen Casler's studio last month. The website system she uses  Continue Reading...
Spotify Refresh Tips + How full is my iPhone?
ICI/PRO member Dr. Marc Schlosberg is one of those Early Adopters you've no doubt heard discussed in the media. This group is quick to experiment with and embrace new technology. Marc was one of the first Instructors to use Continue Reading...

Category Archives: Audio PROfiles

ICI/PRO Podcast 305 – A Playlist Technique I Never Considered

I’ve taught Indoor Cycling classes for about 15 years and thought I understood all of the Do’s and Don’ts of delivering music to my classes. Based on the technique offered in this podcast, I’m realizing I still have a lotContinue Reading

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ICI/PRO Podcast 304 – Four Corners (2 ways) Audio Class PROfile from Chrispins

Spinning® Instructor and music expert Chris Hawthorne provides our latest class profile that uses the four cornerstone movements in the Spinning program®: Think of this profile like a square track.  You will be taking your riders around the track fourContinue Reading

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ICI/PRO Podcast 299 – Power and your Playlist… don’t make it too hard

Stages Indoor Cycling’s Dunte Hector joins me to discuss his ideas about integrating power, while using your existing music playlists. Brilliant in its simplicity and so easy to implement… I wish I had thought of it myself. Learn Dunte’s trickContinue Reading

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Indoor Cycling Teamwork Class Video Profile with Stages Indoor Cycling

Hey John, As the Olympics have started – I wondered if you could remind me of some of the class profiles that ICI/Pro has published that involve participation from the class as a group ; ie. friendly competition? I am pretty sureContinue Reading

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ICI/PRO Podcast 297 – Cycle Action Audio PROfile with Coach Robin Robertson

In our latest Audio Class PROfile, USA Cycling Coach Robin Robertson suggests we all get back to the basics of form fundamentals. From time to time it is always good to get back to basics with form fundamentals.  Form is oftenContinue Reading

ICI/PRO Podcast 296 – You can develop a 1,000 Watt Presence with help from Alexa Fischer

My guest in this PRO Podcast episode wants to help you develop a 1,000 Watt Presence &  express yourself brilliantly. It starts with “taking a personal inventory” of yourself interacting with and teaching your class. Listen as communication expert Alexa Fischer explainsContinue Reading

Big change to your “Super Secret iTunes RSS Feed”!

Are you taking advantage of our Super Secret iTunes RSS Feed to listen to our Audio Class Profiles – through your computer or portable device ? If so, we’ve made a significant change that will simplify finding just the right profileContinue Reading

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ICI/PRO Podcast 292 – Teach Your First Cycle & Strength Class Audio PROfile

Instructor and Zoning Specialist Kay Mamo joins me to discuss her version of a Cycle & Strength class and then provides the profile and music suggestions that you can use to teach you own class of this format. In caseContinue Reading

ICI/PRO Podcast 289 – Lead The Pack! Class PROfile with Schwinn Cycling MT Denise Druce

Schwinn Cycling Master Trainer Denise Druce presents our latest class profile; Lead The Pack! About Denise: Denise Druce is widely considered one of the leading health and fitness professionals in the state of Utah. She is the producer in aContinue Reading

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ICI/PRO Podcast 287 A little Bit of Everything Audio Class PROfile

Instructor Dennis Mellon presents his A little Bit of Everything profile as our 60th Audio Class PROfile! What has me most excited is Dennis has included a Harmonically Mixed playlist he created with Mixed In Key software on his Mac. Dennis exemplifiesContinue Reading

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ICI/PRO Podcast 282 – Bad A*s Intervals Audio Class PROfile from Schwinn Master Trainer Rachel Buschert Vaziralli

ICI/PRO is dedicated to giving voice to smart talented people in our industry… and here’s another one! Schwinn Master Trainer Rachel Buschert Vaziralli presents our latest Audio Class PROfile. I call this workout Bad A*s Intervals because it’s a hardcore intervalContinue Reading

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