I’ll let you in on my little secret. I edit many of my interviews. When my guest misspeaks, has a few too many ums/ahs/likes/you knows or they run off topic. They tend to say “stop” and then ask “please edit that out”. Although I’ve been asked multiple times, I never agree to let a guest listen and then approve the final recording. I also never agree to edit or delete
Being an effective Indoor Cycling instructor is all about engaging your participants.
ICI/PRO members do that best.
This week I have the extraordinary privilege to be working from my balcony in Punta Cana. I have never been to an all inclusive resort before, and it is quite the experience. The grounds are beautiful, you can go to any of the many restaurants or bars on the property, and there always seems to be a smiling face nearby ready to wait on your next need. Last night we
I’m sure I could list 10 or 20 clichés that everyone reading this could relate to, but I’m only going to do a couple. “If I knew then what I know now,” and then one of my personal favorites in this genre “You don’t know what you don’t know.” Being that this is only my third post, you may not yet know that much about me, so let me summarize
Clients ask me about lactose all the time. A brief survey of facts about lactose had to begin with milk. Many books and articles exist on the health problems associated with milk. They include breast, prostate and ovarian cancers; allergic reactions in infants; and increased risk of bone fractures, type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, acne, ear infections, and constipation. Obviously, the health hazards of milk deserve a full discussion of
Social Media has grown to become the primary method of marketing for Indoor Cycling Studios. Which makes sense. Many of your prospective customers are active on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – and you can’t beat the cost. All it takes is posting a few pretty pictures or clever sayings and SHAZAM! you get a bunch more loyal customers… right? OK, it’s really not that easy. I talk with studio owners
Saw this posted on Facebook and just had to share it. The author, Victoria, is a triathlete, runner and fashion blogger at alltheshoesfit.com – she’s also a raving fan of GRIT Cycle in Costa Mesa, California. TOP 10 SIGNS YOU’RE ADDICTED TO YOUR SPIN CLASS You plan your entire week around the spin class schedule. You’ve lost interest in designer clothing and shoes and are suddenly obsessed with seeking
While most of us are focused on adult fitness, Sally Edwards and her Heart Zones company are doing some pretty amazing stuff with middle and high school aged children – using display training technology to motivate kids and get them active 🙂 I love seeing active kids who are enjoying fun activities… they’re our future Instructors and participants! Use this contact form to request more information. Thinking many
Instructor Tom Lahoud left such a thoughtful comment on Stop the Talkers – Step Three… Let’s Fix This Today! I felt it deserved it’s own post 🙂 Take it away Tom >>>> Great post and well detailed. I appreciate all the great articles you post. The challenges you described are all too familiar to me. I’ve found a simple solution that works for my indoor cycling classes, and is based on my
I love sharing anything created by public speaking expert Alexa Fischer. She has just published part one of a free video series. I just finished watching this 13 min video and felt you may enjoy learning how to move past the negative thoughts that could be holding you back from effortlessly connecting with your riders. When opportunities happen, it’s up to you to be ready. Whether it’s chatting your boss
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
I spent the morning thinking of some overwhelming wisdom to impart for 2018. I thought about clever phrases that would sum up the entire 2017 in 4 words or less, and power phrases that would inspire us all to be better, stronger and faster. As I was doing this, I thought back to my the last class I taught in 2017, It was Thursday evening at the Robinson LA Fitness