ICI/PRO Podcast #65 – Janet Toussaint on Selling Your Class On Endurance Training

Continuing this week’s focus on “selling endurance” – please enjoy this Podcast from our archives featuring Spinning Master Instructor Janet Toussaint. Sometime I feel like a parasite! I get a hold of a Master Instructor and I’m not satisfied until I have sucked as much information from him or her as possible. Janet Toussaint has some great ideas on how to sell the concept of Endurance Training to your class 

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Keep it Simple and Progress – The Peak Profile for Dec 2015 Week 1

I thought of this profile while I was sitting around the Thanksgiving day dinner table enjoying some great conversation with my brother-in-law’s family.  Kent Harvey, my brother-in-law’s brother is a world renown cinematographer who specializes in adventure films and has been the summit of Mount Everest 2 times.  Kent is an amazing and extremely safe climber.  He is often asked about all the deaths on Everest and he always talks 

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress – Profile Oct 2015 Week 1 At or Above Threshold

  Below you’ll find Week 1 of October’s @ or Above Threshold Keep it Simple and Progress indoor cycling profile. Workout Basics: 4 minute 30 second warmup 15 minute benchmark ride to find “Maximum Sustainable Wattage” 2 minute recovery 3 x 3 minute interval w/1 minute 30 secondrecovery after each 3 x 2 minute interval w/1 minute recovery after each 3 x 45 second interval w/10 seconds recovery after each 

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Club Industry 2015 – My Video “Show Me” Indoor Cycling Class

I’m on my way to Chicago for Club Industry 2015 to show off the new Stages SC3 Indoor Cycling bike. Cameron Chinatti and I will be leading a bunch of free training session, if you’re in the area please stop by and ride with us. Here are class descriptions and registration links: Here are the descriptions and form links to register for each: 8:30-10:00 – Oh no! Not the Power 

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Join Stages Cycling at Club Industry 2015 Next Thursday, October 8th, for FREE Training from the Company that KNOWS POWER!

  You don’t find opportunities to ride and learn from the experts everyday, let alone for FREE! Join Stages Indoor Cycling, Director of Education, Cameron Chinatti and Master Educator, Dennis Mellon and learn… Best Power Practices Video Rides to remember Stages Special Edition of Performance IQ Power zone training and more! Here are the descriptions and form links to register for each: – 8:30-10:00 – Oh no! Not the Power 

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress – Profile Sept 2015 Week 4 Above Threshold

Below you’ll find Week 4 of September’s @ or Above Threshold Keep it Simple and Progress indoor cycling profile. Workout Basics: 8 minute warmup 1 minute recovery 4 minute benchmark ride to find “Maximum Sustainable Wattage” 2 minute 30 second recovery 4  minute interval 2 minute 15 second recovery 4 minute interval 2 minute recovery 4 minute interval 1 minute 45 second recovery 4 minute interval 3 minute 15 second recovery 

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress – Profile Sept 2015 Week 3 Above Threshold

Below you’ll find Week 3 of September’s @ or Above Threshold Keep it Simple and Progress indoor cycling profile. Enjoy! Detailed Profile to Print Workout Basics: 5 minute warmup 5 minute benchmark ride to find “Maximum Sustainable Wattage” 45 second recovery 3  minute interval 45 second recovery 2 minute interval 45 second recovery 1 minute interval 45 second recovery 1 minute interval 45 second recovery 1 minute interval 6×20 seconds with 10 seconds 

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The Best Part of Your Day by Jay Duplessie

Something amazing happened to me after class this week. Somebody came up and said “thank you for the motivational story you told during class. I came in here down in the dumps, but I’m leaving in a much better mood and feeling grateful for what I have instead of what I don’t. Thank you.” I have no doubt that every instructor reading this right now has experienced this at least 

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress – Profile Sept 2015 Week 2 Above Threshold

  Below you’ll find Week 2 of September’s @ or Above Threshold Keep it Simple and Progress indoor cycling profile. Enjoy!   Detailed Profile to Print   Workout Basics: 5 minute warmup 5 minute benchmark ride to find “Maximum Sustainable Wattage” 45 second recovery 3  minute interval 45 second recovery 2 minute interval 45 second recovery 1 minute interval 45 second recovery 1 minute interval 45 second recovery Tabata Interval 8×20 seconds with 

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress – Profile (Sept 2015 Week 1)

    I have been receiving an incredible amount of positive feedback about these progressive profiles, so I have decided to provide ICI/Pro members with two profiles per week starting in September.  In order to keep it Simple and keep it Progressive I’m going to provide a profile every Wednesday that focuses on intervals that are @ or Above Threshold (Zones 4,5 and 6) and on Saturday or Sunday I’ll 

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress – Profile (Aug 2015 Week 3)

  Below you’ll find Week 3 of August’s Keep it Simple and Progress indoor cycling profile. Riders should start seeing, in their wattage numbers, and feeling how their bodies have adapted to the two previous weeks of high intensity intervals. Good Luck! Click here for a great article explaining the different zones. Workout Basics: 5 minute warmup 4 minute benchmark ride to find “Maximum Sustainable Wattage” 1 minute recovery 3 x 1 

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