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
So we’ve talked about why Indoor only riders will benefit from Power Training, and in the last post we reminded the avid outdoor cyclist just why Power is a must for their continued growth and improvement riding outside… but how to get started. That’s the question I’ve heard from a number of folks that have just gotten new Keiser M3 Power bikes (even though our Power Training system from
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.
Welcome to the The Weekly Ride by Cycling Fusion Welcome to our new era of The Weekly Ride, you get: Full Ride PDF Apple Music Playlist Spotify Playlist File to Download the Ride directly into My Fitness DJ (Yes, no Programming) The Ride will be available for purchase in the iClass Builder Store (No Programming) A Podcast of the ride being delivered by a master instructor.
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 your classes… why aren’t you? The proper way to do this would be to ask you personally; so why don’t you include jumps
I feel that “jumps” (the controlled/rhythmic/on-the-beat type – not the random “popcorn” or David Lee Roth varieties) have gotten a bad rap as of late. I love when they’re a part of a class, enjoy teaching jumps and see them as beneficial for multiple reasons… here are five* for you to consider: #1 Jumps can provide Cognitive Dissociation I found this description at craigharper.com.au Picture yourself riding an exercise (stationary) bike
My guest for this Podcast is Dr. Haley Perlus. Haley and I discuss Indoor Cycling Instructor Burnout, what it is, where it comes from and how to conquer it! Haley is a doctor of sport and exercise psychology. She is an expert at empowering individuals to achieve peak performance. In addition to her expertise in exercise psychology, Haley has been an indoor cycle instructor for 11 years. She’s one of
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,
Watt Is Power? Or rather what is power? With a title like that, we could be here for days. Perhaps a better title would have been: What Is Power As It Relates To Cycling or even more to the point would be: Training on Indoor Cycling or Spinning® Bikes With Power. But as you see, that would have been quite a long and clunky title. So I spared you. Naturally,
Welcome to the The Weekly Ride by Cycling Fusion Welcome to our new era of The Weekly Ride, you get: Full Ride PDF Apple Music Playlist Spotify Playlist File to Download the Ride directly into My Fitness DJ (Yes, no Programming) The Ride will be available for purchase in the iClass Builder Store (No Programming)
It’s a given that different people come into our classes with different expectations, needs and goals. How can we as instructors/trainers accommodate their individual needs without alienating any single group? Let’s take two hypothetical participants – Susan and Bob. They’re the same age, but Susan is interested primarily in weight management, arguably the most common fitness goal, while Bob is interested in getting stronger, fitter and faster on the bike