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Warm Up or Cool Down Video – Landscapes

Warm Up or Cool Down Video – Landscapes

  I'm always looking for Warm Up and Cool Down videos and I think I just created my all time favorite. Check it out. [wlm_private 'PRO-Platinum|PRO-Monthly|PRO-Gratis|PRO-Seasonal|Platinum-trial|Monthly-trial|PRO-Military|30-Days-of-PRO|90 Day PRO|Stages-Instructor|Schwinn-Instructor|Instructor-Bonus|28 Day Challenge'] http://pro-contributors.s3.amazonaws.com/Landscapes.mp4   Right Click and follow directions below to download   To download any of the above media on a Mac: Right Click on the blue underlined link Select "Download Linked File As" Select a download location Once file is completely downloaded, find it in the location you selected Drag the file into your iTunes or Media Player library OR Right Click on the file and Select "Open With" From the drop down menu...

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Danny Macaskill Video

Danny Macaskill Video

  New Danny Macaskill IC Video! [wlm_private 'PRO-Platinum|PRO-Monthly|PRO-Gratis|PRO-Seasonal|Platinum-trial|Monthly-trial|PRO-Military|30-Days-of-PRO|90 Day PRO|Stages-Instructor|Schwinn-Instructor|Instructor-Bonus|28 Day Challenge']  ...

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Where did Spotify's Playlist Timer Go?

Where did Spotify's Playlist Timer Go?

What the @#$%^& was Spotify thinking by removing the total playlist time in the latest update? The number of followers has zero value to me when I'm building a playlist. Last week my Spotify displayed this message offering to update, which I regrettably did. Now I...

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Get Lost in the Moment Video

Get Lost in the Moment Video

  Sometimes I need a cool video to play as a warm up song.  This video is perfect!  Beautiful scenery, classic rock song and a smooth flowing video that everyone can appreciate and "Get Lost in the Moment." The entire, full length, movie is available for download...

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The Power of 3 – Three Song Harmonically Mixed Music Sets, Let's Go Country!

The Power of 3 – Three Song Harmonically Mixed Music Sets, Let's Go Country!

I'm not embarrassed to say that I like country music.  Country is a genre that many indoor cycling instructor avoid, but I embrace it.  I get more complements about playing country music than any other genre.  Country music IS popular and has a HUGE following.  I live...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0021 – 2018 Holiday Ride Podcast

ICI/PRO Podcast 0021 – 2018 Holiday Ride Podcast

  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...

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress – Profile (Sept 2015 Week 1.1 @ Threshold)  Do You FTP?

The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress – Profile (Sept 2015 Week 1.1 @ Threshold) Do You FTP?

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy.   Over the last 2 years I've been performing a FTP (Functional Threshold Power) test on the first Thursday and Friday of every month in every facility I teach in that has bikes with power.  I have yet to have anyone complain or comment...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0018 – 100818 Drills And Skills Ride Delivered by Amy

ICI/PRO Podcast 0018 – 100818 Drills And Skills Ride Delivered by Amy

  “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...

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The Great Spotify Enigma Survey

The Great Spotify Enigma Survey

e·nig·ma [uh-nig-muh]  noun, a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation: Spotify is such an awesome service for Indoor Cycling Instructors, it's an enigma to me... why so few Instructors are actually using it. Or maybe it just looks that way. I'm basing my...

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Using Spotify Off Line

Using Spotify Off Line

Click the title for full post: Another question about Spotify: I was off to teach a class on Friday and always listen to my playlist on the drive over and all the songs were skipping. I tried rebooting my iPhone and still no luck. Luckily I had my iTunes playlist on...

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Tech Tuesday – Free Trial From Spotify

Tech Tuesday – Free Trial From Spotify

I love Spotify! It's hands down the most convenient service on earth for discovering, sampling and sharing music. I use Spotify every day and enthusiasticly promote it to anyone who will listen. If you're privileged to live in an area where it's available, you can try...

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Spotify Troubles?

Spotify Troubles?

"The trouble with becoming dependent on technology... we're then completely at the mercy of something we have near zero little control over." Anonymous I learned a valuable lesson this past Thursday night > check your device to ensure your...

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The Spirit of Vail Video

The Spirit of Vail Video

  With ski season upon us I thought I would share a video from one of my most favorite places on earth, Vail Colorado. [wlm_private 'PRO-Platinum|PRO-Monthly|PRO-Gratis|PRO-Seasonal|Platinum-trial|Monthly-trial|PRO-Military|30-Days-of-PRO|90 Day...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0015 – 082018 70s Endurance Ride Delivered

ICI/PRO Podcast 0015 – 082018 70s Endurance Ride Delivered

  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...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0011 – 071618 Increasing Tension Ride Delivered

ICI/PRO Podcast 0011 – 071618 Increasing Tension Ride Delivered

  This ride is from Joey!! - “This was a fun ride to create. This is one of my favorite types of classes. I love the increasing tension class because it builds endurance, builds strength, and teaches the riders how to manage their tension Short version of the...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0020 – 120718 2017 Holiday Ride Podcast

ICI/PRO Podcast 0020 – 120718 2017 Holiday Ride Podcast

  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...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0019 – 111218 High Hopes Ride Delivered by Dave Norfleet

ICI/PRO Podcast 0019 – 111218 High Hopes Ride Delivered by Dave Norfleet

  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...

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Jumps – 5 possible reasons you aren't offering them… even though your riders will appreciate you adding them to your classes Pt 2

Jumps – 5 possible reasons you aren't offering them… even though your riders will appreciate you adding them to your classes Pt 2

  In Jumps — 5 Reasons Riders Might Appreciate You Adding Them To Your Classes Pt 1 I feel I offered 5 pretty substantial reasons why your participants would appreciate you adding Jumps as a regular feature in your classes. So if you're not including jumps in...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0017 – 100118 80s Endurance Ride Delivered

ICI/PRO Podcast 0017 – 100118 80s Endurance Ride Delivered

  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...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0014 – 080618 Boombayah Ride Delivered

ICI/PRO Podcast 0014 – 080618 Boombayah Ride Delivered

  This ride is from Gene!! - “PLEASE: Listen to the podcast of Gene delivering this ride at www.indoorcycleinstructor.com (ICI/Pro). This class is a mixed class that was pretty hard. I hope you enjoy this ride as much as I enjoyed riding and recording it.” Joey...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0013 – 073018 Explosive Strength Ride Delivered

ICI/PRO Podcast 0013 – 073018 Explosive Strength Ride Delivered

  This ride is from Joey!! - “PLEASE: Listen to the podcast of Joey (me) delivering this ride at www.indoorcycleinstructor.com (ICI/Pro). This class is focused on explosive power with some seated and standing strength that is primarily used to pre-exhaust the...

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ICI/PRO Podcast 0012 – 072318 Interval Heaven Ride Delivered

ICI/PRO Podcast 0012 – 072318 Interval Heaven Ride Delivered

  This ride is from Gene Nacey!! - “This week”™s episode of The Weekly Ride was an amazing pleasure for me; I was able to take, and record, Gene Nacey delivering this weeks ride, which he authored. As an instructor, I find that I have very little time to get out...

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Free Music Friday – Down Dirty

Free Music Friday – Down Dirty

This week's ride focused on cadence work.....I absolutely love cadence work. While I think the hardest work we do is speed work (that is next week), I find cadence work to be the most satisfying. I love working on the control and building the leg's ability to...

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Using Music – An Instructional Series

Using Music – An Instructional Series

  This is post one in a multi-post series that will explain how to use and select music to compliment your class. As the series progresses, I will be sure to include the links to the previous posts so that the entire series can be found in the latest post. As an...

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Favorite Track(s) of The Week

Favorite Track(s) of The Week

Sprints, speed work, accelerations, cadence building drills-whatever you call them, we all use them in our classes.  I love collecting songs that  have a natural pick up (usually on the chorus) to use for this purpose.  Today I'm sharing two of my favorites along with...

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The Loud Ones – Class Work Set Profile using the Stages Sprint Shift

The Loud Ones – Class Work Set Profile using the Stages Sprint Shift

Ride Name: The Loud Ones Work Set Length: 13:44 + 7:17 recovery [21 minutes] The Sprint Shift on the new Stages SC3 bike is your interval training solution. Left position for easy, Center position for medium, Right position for hard. Make micro-adjustments with the...

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What new with iTunes 11?

What new with iTunes 11?

Not much of anything. Really. There's no changes that I can see that would be of any value to you, as a Fitness Instructor. The preferences section is exactly the same - OK, not exactly; they've removed the option for gap-less playback, but kept the cross-fade....

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