Sally Edwards, the originator of Heart Zones Training, and I discuss the origin of Zone based Heart Rate Training. Sally explains its importance to conducting an effective Indoor Cycling Class and the fallacy of using age based Max Heart Rate charts and formulas. Listen to the show below or subscribe with iTunes with the link on the right. https://indoorcycleinstructor.com.s3.amazonaws.com/007_Sally_Edwards_Part_1.mp3
I’m finally getting ahead on my interviews so I’m not scrambling to meet my biweekly Podcast commitment to you. Get them automatically (and free) by subscribing with iTunes. Here’s what you can look forward to… ICI Podcast #7 – Part One Sally Edwards talks about the history and importance of Heart Zones training. ICI Podcast #8 – Part Two Sally Edwards and I discuss her upcoming Heart Zones USA Active
In Podcast #5, I talk about a service where you can create your own Indoor Cycling Class Promotion Card that includes your picture and printing on the back. Here are the front/back proofs I made online in about 15 minutes. Very simple & effective. Click the pictures to create your own.
This is awesome! When I started this I wasn’t sure if there would be any Spinning Instructors who would actually want to listen. I know 1000 downloads isn’t that many, but considering that it’s only been a month and Podcast #5 was posted yesterday, it is a milestone for me. I’m planning on on some very special guests in the near future so keep subscribing and listening. If you have
September means the end of summer for many. School is starting and schedules are changing. I look at changes like these as a great time to start promoting myself and my class. My goal is to have full classes, for my Sunday 2 hour endurance rides, by Thanksgiving. Yes, I know that’s a long way out. The marketing and the promotion of you and your Spinning class takes time. I’m
How effective are you at coaching to specific levels of exertion? Do you use the RPE Scale? Or some percentage of age predicted maximum heart rate? As an old bicycle racer it was common for me to reach my max heart rate at the end of a sprint. How many of your participants have really been to (and know) their true max? Communicating my intended exertion level was a real
Too cool for words! imagine, your legs are toast but the rest of you is screaming for more! Hop off your Spinning bike and on to a Krank Cycle for another hour to complete your workout. THE UPPER HALF! Kranking is a brand new group format from Johnny G that can compliment your indoor cycling classes . I can’t wait until we get some here in Minnesota. Click the picture
I found the music I use as the “bumper” between the intro and the interviews on Garage Band. The song is called Base of Life, by Luke Gallen. You can download it free here along with lots of other great music. Base of Life has an “E” level Training Rate – it communicates a pedal cadence of 88 RPM. Watch the introduction to Training Rates video to learn more or
I got a compliment this morning and I wanted to share it with you. I subbed a class at a club where I don’t normally teach. It’s common to see members I recognize and two people I knew came in and set up right in the front. Seeing some familiar faces was very motivating and we had a great ride together. After class they came up and told me; “we
In the process of doing the research for this BlogI came upon this site; www.indoorcyclingstore.com They don’t sell anything but Indoor Cycling Bikes. How cool is that? There must be a whole lot of “Spinners” out there. Anyway I found this bike they have for sale. From the site: The image is no longer available – they switched to a flash site. http://www.bodycraft.com/ It feels just like a road bike!
The Indoor Cycle Instructor Podcast is now available in the itunes Podcast Directory! You can subscribe by clicking the orange chicklet below. Subscribe in a reader New to Podcasting? What’s with this Subscribing thing? Once you subscribe, iTunes will check each day to see if I have posted a new Podcast. If I have, iTunes will automatically download it so it’s ready for you to play or transfer to your