As the ski season out here in Colorado winds down I thought I would put together one more People are Awesome ski video. Non-Premium members can find this video, audio free, on my YouTube Channel by Clicking Here Below, Premium Members can download this video with The Power of 3 Mashup – Like I Can, Something Big, Once A Day. Originally posted 2016-03-15 16:53:59.
Now that I’m an official Stages Indoor Cycling Master Educator, I figured I needed to create an Audio Profile so you can hear how I teach one of my Power classes. My profile is “Racing Your FTP”. The goal is very simple; beat your FTP or “Threshold Check” numbers on every set. The ride will consist of two warm up songs, a “Threshold Check”, and three efforts of around 12,
Have you ever met someone and liked them instantly? You can’t explain why but you immediately felt an emotional bond. I’m not talking about sexual attraction, but rather a genuine and wholesome feeling of fondness and respect towards this person. In a job interview, you are more likely to be hired if the interviewer connects with you as a person. In a business situation, you are more likely to get
The holiday season is fast approaching and finding the perfect gift for the athlete on your list can be quite a challenge! The sheer volume of fitness gadgets, gear, and gizmos is enough to overwhelm even the savviest of shoppers! But fear not. Take a deep breath and relax because I’ve compiled a list of incredibly cool gifts for your favorite fitness enthusiast. Got great ideas of your own? Post
As many of you know I’ve worn many hats in the fitness industry, I’ve been an Assistant General Manager, Operations Manager, Fitness Director, Triathlon Coach, Master Swim Team Coach, Master Educator, Personal Trainer, Group Exercise and Indoor Cycling Instructor. Throughout my almost 25 years in this customer service industry I have heard many member comments, complaints and compliments. Through these years I have grown a thick skin but the
This video gives me goosebumps every time I watch it! Premium Members can download this Video for free by following the links below: Originally posted 2016-07-21 09:12:52.
Blink, Blink, Blink …………………goes the clock on your VCR. Yep, I said it, VCR. It is mind boggling to me that I have children (ages two and four) who will never know a Tape Player, VCR, 8 Track, and possibly even a DVD. Technology moves fasters than the fastest cyclist on his/her best day. But this story isn’t about VCR’s or technology. It’s to illustrate a point about
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. Right Click to Download or Print this Class Profile [/wlm_private] Click here for a great article explaining the different zones. Click here to Downloadable Power Postcard to Print Click here to Downloadable Zone Chart that includes StagesIQ
It is with great pleasure that I introduce Barbara Hoots, one of the new columnists at www.indoorcycleinstructor.com -John By Barbara Hoots It’s 5:30 a.m. and you can hear the sound of a low but persistent hum in the Spinning room. Listen carefully, and in between the grinding of flywheels you can hear the whispers, “Is she late…… again?” Time management is the foundation for building the hottest class in the
After an exhausting but exhilarating week of grand opening festivities, I’m thrilled to unveil the new Spinning® studio at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Transforming a basketball gym into an indoor cycling studio was challenging, but with the help of a passionate Student Activities Staff and talented Theater Department, the facility unfolded on schedule, came in under budget, and the final result was simply breathtaking. Students and faculty members were
Pain sucks. When we get injured or sore or uncomfortable, we instinctually try to fix it. We reach into our medicine cabinets, pop some pills, and “get back out there.” But are we really doing ourselves a service? Can we actually be inadvertently putting ourselves at risk? Turns out, maybe so. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which include ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve), celecoxib (Celebrex) and a ton of others,