While it may seem redundant to say, most indoor bikes do not move. Please, stop and think about that for a moment. We are not talking about forward motion or distance, of course an indoor bike does not move forward. But what about the other motions that are involved in cycling. When a rider is out of the saddle, most riders sway the bike from side to side a bit.
Exercises to Boost Hip Strength Originally By Dan Kehlenbach – Active.com When discussing muscles involved in the pedaling motion of cycling, most people think of quadriceps and hamstrings. While these muscles certainly play an important role, the many muscles of the hip also deserve attention, and the weight room is the perfect place to keep them functioning properly. Before discussing different strength and mobility exercises, we should first look at
Periodization is the backbone of an instructor’s success, and it can quickly become the key to your popularity as an instructor and it will become the foundation for your students to reach their goals. Periodization is the process of structuring training into progressive phases or blocks of time that are organized into Macro, Meso and Micro cycles. The outdoor cycling community uses periodization as a method to increase their strength
This week features the 2018 Holiday ride from Joey. The ride is primarily focused towards strength, but there is a fair mix of cadence work. Good luck and have fun. Joey Get all of the ride details HERE. Get all of the ride details HERE. Joey’s “2018 Holiday Ride” Playlist 1: “Wizards in Winter (Instrumental)”, Trans-Siberian Orchestra (The Lost Christmas Eve) 2: “Mmm Yeah (feat. Pitbull)”, Austin Mahone (The
This weeks ride is from Joey. It is a recording of the 2017 Holiday ride as a warmup to this year’s 2018 Holiday ride. Good luck and have fun. Joey Get all of the ride details HERE. Get all of the ride details HERE. Joey’s “121817 Holiday 60” Playlist 1: “Linus and Lucy”, Vince Guaraldi Trio (A Charlie Brown Christmas (Expanded Edition)) 2: “Right Now (feat. David Guetta) [Dyro
Jesse Piersol is a frequent contributor to the Spinning News and also an Adjunct Professor at West Chester University. There she teaches Public Speaking as well as Business and Professional Speech Communications. We discuss an article she wrote for the June 2007 issue – Literally Speaking. Jesse explains: “I’ve found that fundamental elements of literature, such as setting, character, plot, and point of view can turn an uninspired ride into
This weeks ride is from Dave Norfleet, the creator of My Fitness DJ! – This is Dave’s first ride with us, but we hope there will be many more on the way. Good luck and have fun. Joey Full version of the ride PDF is available HERE. Get all of the ride details HERE. Get all of the ride details HERE.
“This weeks ride is from Amy! – This is a copy of one of the rides that Amy does during the Cycling Fusion Certifications to show the new instructors a sampling of various drills that they can use to build their rider’s skills.” Joey Short version of the ride PDF is available HERE. Get all of the ride details HERE. Get all of the ride details HERE.
Technology can be a great thing for our classes – as long as all of your Instructors have been trained to use it properly. I’m seeing a bunch of clubs and studios having enormous success with performance data tracking and display systems. These systems connect to the consoles all of the new Indoor Cycle’s with power and then display the information on a big screen + send out those
This weeks ride is from Joey! – “This ride was fun to put together. You will recognize all of the music, and be tempted to sing along with most of it. This is a really hard ride. Normally, we structure endurance rides to begin with a higher cadence so that it first stresses the cardio vascular system and then the muscular system. The theory behind this is that the
This weeks ride is from me, Joey! – “In all honesty, I was dreading putting together this week’s ride. My classes have been after me to put together a few theme rides, which I almost never do. This weeks ride is focused on music from the 1970s. I am in the endurance working phase of my micro-periodization for my classes, so I had the profile already put together in