This Podcast is was originally published on November 1, 2008, I have updated it with our new Podcast host information and I am representing it now. I hope you enjoy it, Joey I have never been a fan of bike racing videos in my Indoor Cycling classes. Too distracting. It’s very much like watching a NASCAR race, you feel compelled to watch, waiting for the inevitable crash or some other
Cameron Chinatti with Stages Indoor Cycling has an interesting webinar series going that she calls “The 7 Layer Cue Cake”. Calling all indoor cycling instructors: It’s time to get cookin’! If you spend countless hours slaving away over your playlists, substantial time concocting the perfect class plan and you still feel at a loss for the right words, then this webinar series is for you! Join CameronChinatti, Director of Education
Cyclists can be real fussy about their bike setup. In this video I show how you can bring some consistency to the saddle fore/aft adjustment between different bikes.
Is it possible to create Performance Cycling Classes that are entertaining and compelling, for both endurance athletes and non-cyclists? David McQuillen, with The Sufferfest video series, says you can with entertaining video content – note the emphasis on entertaining 🙂 I’ve been aware of David’s videos for years. Perfect for pounding away in the garage or your basement, but I didn’t consider them suitable for group cycling classes. Turns out I
John is it possible to add the BPM to all the songs in my iTunes library? The short answer for most of us is yes, with the exception of any tracks you purchased directly from iTunes back when much of their music carried DRM – Digital Rights Management. What follows is a complete video tutorial for adding the BPM to unprotected tracks in your iTunes music library. While not being
Over the past 3 years I have created a bunch of videos. Many were designed for the purpose of helping you quickly learn; how to use this site, solutions for using iTunes, using various types of software, etc… Unfortunately they were scattered amongst the thousand or so pages we have and some were tough to find 🙁 So I have created a page with links to the 15 most popular videos. You will
Last year my big goal was competing in my first full Triathlon. To prepare I followed the training from this excellent Triathlon Training DVD series produced by USA Triathlon. The series is designed for a beginner and it helped me understand exactly what I was getting into. It sells new for $125 and I have it for sale on ebay if you are interested in getting a jump start on
Your certification didn’t teach you this so I will. If you like to use music to encourage specific pedal cadences, check out this new video on how to use a tap-to-the-beat counter. Here is the link to get it for Windows Users. You can find the other 5 free videos over at http://www.mixmeisteracademy.com/using_itunes/
Here are some great stretches you can use in your class. I found this over at the ACE site and thought you might find it interesting.
My wife suggested that some listeners (and a certain Group Fitness Podcast Host) may not understand the “subscribe in iTunes” thing. So I made a short video that demonstrates subscribing to her new show; Group Fitness Talk Radio! It takes you through the whole process and includes how to set up your iPod so everything is automatic. Here is a link to a wide screen version
Here is a great video on proper bike setup that features Angie Sturtevant from CycleOps.