Q: “I’ve been on a beta-blocker (atenolol) for my high blood pressure. Lately I find that I can’t keep up with the profiles my instructor presents in the Spinning classes I take. When I push to the target energy zones, I feel like I am overexerting myself. I’m exhausted. Can you help me understand how this medication might be affecting my heart rate?” – J.T. Melissa writes: An excellent question
Here’s the video to go along with DJ Joe Talbert’s 16 minute mix.
You’re passionate about fitness, you love indoor cycling and you may even be an outstanding instructor yourself. You recognize the amazing energy in a great class, and you’ve also seen a lot of poor or mediocre classes that frustrate you. Maybe you’ve wondered if a dedicated studio can make money? Should you start your own studio? Great questions. While not nearly as common as yoga studios, there are
This is a video of my all time favorite Tour de France Stage and it includes my all time favorite indoor cycling song, O’Fortuna.
Recording of Me teaching this profile on the Stages SC3 IC Bike http://pro-contributors.s3.amazonaws.com/Dennis/Simple_and_Progress_Pyramids_June_1.mp3 Right Click to download this class recording Click Here to download VismoX Below, Premium Members can view and download a printable Class Profile that can be used in class, read a detailed description of the Power Based Training Zones and download a printable Power Postcard. Click here for a great article explaining the different
Here’s the week 3 profile progression for the month of February 2016. Respect the Orange!!!!! Below I’ll post recordings of me teaching this profile in my various classes. Check back because I’ll be adding more recordings throughout the week: Right Click to download a recording of me teaching this profile on the Stages SC3 using power. http://pro-contributors.s3.amazonaws.com/Simple_and_Progress_2016_Feb_3_CACDTC.mp3 Right Click to download a recording of me teaching this profile with a Stages IQ (Please
I’ve been sharing my Power of 3 Harmonically Mixed Music Sets with you all for a while. Now I’m going to take a shot at harmonically mixing videos. I hope you like it. These videos on YouTube. Premium Members can download this Video for free by following the link below:
Have I told you how much I love teaching with a group display system like Performance IQ’s StagesIQ. I simply can not get over how awesome it is to have access to a group display. The new game I play with my riders in not allowing them to take ANY easy recovery. Below is a copy of the poster I use to explain my zones: Riders are amazed at
Stages Indoor Cycling and VisomX have teamed up to create the best mobile power training app to date. Click Here to be taken the App Store. Stay tuned for more posts on set up and use.
I have been receiving an incredible amount of positive feedback about these progressive profiles, so I have decided to provide ICI/Pro members with two profiles per week starting in September. In order to keep it Simple and keep it Progressive I’m going to provide a profile every Wednesday that focuses on intervals that are @ or Above Threshold (Zones 4,5 and 6) and on Saturday or Sunday I’ll
With the rumors swirling of the imminent breakup of the Foo Fighters I decided to put together a mix of some of my favorite Foo Fighters songs. Walk by Foo Fighters Learn To Fly by Foo Fighters My Hero by Foo Fighters Non-Premium Members can listen and or purchase this mix at Legitmix Get more Dennis Mellon remixes at Legitmix Premium Members can download this mix for