Falling in Love with the Golden Zone – Zoning Video Profile featuring Tia Kilpatrick

Zoning Indoor Cycling Video Profile featuring Tia Kilpatrick

I love the simplicity of the Zoning Heart Rate program. Three zones (Easy-Blue/Moderate-Yellow/Hard-Red) that are created using two thresholds; T1 Aerobic Threshold & T2 Anaerobic Threshold – AKA: AT or LT. Simple to communicate and easy for anyone to understand – perfect IMO for our Indoor Cycling classes. We’ve discussed Zoning multiple times here at ICI/PRO. Here are some links where you can learn more about Zoning and how this three 

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ICI/PRO Podcast 317 – Mashup – HIIT vs. Party on the Bike Audio PROfile

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Created By: Dennis Mellon Training Type: Varied Working HR and Wattage Zones: 1-5 Total Class Length: 60 Minutes With the battle raging in indoor cycling between scientifically proven training techniques and fun workouts, I believe there is a place for both. The HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) portion of the class will be structured intervals while the Party on the Bike portion will be music mapping to some classic “Happy 

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ICI/PRO Podcast 311 – Two Types of People Tabatas Audio Class PROfile with Krista Leopold

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Spinning® Instructor Krista Leopold is back with another of her awesome class profiles! “There are two types of people: The ones who give you 50 reasons it can’t be done … and the ones who just do it.” – Hoda Kotb Two Types of People Tabatas  I created this ride to help riders see themselves as the second type of people: those who just do what needs to be done, and 

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

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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 lot to learn…  Dennis Mellon is one of those Instructors who really gets music. His understanding of creating great playlist is probably one reason he was voted the top Instructor where 

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

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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 four times.  The first time around the track, each movement will be given 4 minutes.  The second time around, 3 minutes. The third time around, 2 minutes.  Your final lap will 

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

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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 trick below. We actually recorded this PRO Podcast back on 2/7 and we mention that Cameron Chinatti was due to give birth at any moment. Well on Feb 13 Corbin Chinatti 

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Indoor Cycling Teamwork Class Video Profile with Stages Indoor Cycling

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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 sure there was at least one post like that – I just can’t seem to recall the title. Thanks again. ICI Pro has been a great resource for me. Best, Barb 

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

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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 often overlooked and not practiced enough.  This workout takes you back to 5 fundamentals:  independent leg work, pedal stroke, smooth transitions in and out of the saddle, the elements of adding 

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

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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 explains why recording yourself interacting and teaching your class is the first step to making small improvements to how effectively you present to and communicate with your participants.    About Alexa 

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

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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 profile for your next class > now the Super Secret iTunes RSS Feed only contains profiles and PRO/Podcasts – not other free Podcast episodes. Here’s what happened . Based on the 

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

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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 case you missed it, I subbed a “Cycle – Sculpt” class a few weeks ago and posted about it here. I also posted it on my Facebook page where Kay quickly 

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