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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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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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 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 (Aug 2015 Week 1)

Below you’ll find Week 1 of August’s Keep it Simple and Progress indoor cycling profile.  Over the past few months we have been working hard but with the limited rest most of the work was being performed in the Lactate Threshold and VO2 Max Zones of 90-120% of Threshold.  The August progression is going to call for higher intensities into the Aerobic Capacity Zone of 121-150% of Threshold.  Because of these higher 

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

Last month I started this “Keep it Simple and Progress” profile post.  In my classes this has been a huge success!  Many riders have excitedly shared with me their wattage and/or resistance improvements.  It’s so rewarding to see and hear how we, as instructors, are changing lives through health and fitness everyday. I’ve been using this 3 week progressive training technique, with great success, for many years as a coach, 

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress, Reduce the Rest (Week 3 Progression)

Here is the 3rd post of my new “The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple and Progress” profile feature on ICI/Pro.  My goal with these profiles is to show how easy it can be to create just one profile every 3 weeks and with some subtle changes in riding position, RPM, interval and recovery duration as well as a new playlist each week theses workouts will “feel” different but 

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The Power of 3 – Keep it Simple, Let the Body Adapt and Progress (Week 2 Progression)

Last week I wrote about how my simplest sets and profiles are most often my most popular.  I have also found that if I simply progress profiles from week to week, usually in 3 week blocks, my classes enjoy the familiarity of the workout and see progressive improvement. To add progression to a block of workouts all you need to do is add time to each interval or reduce recovery 

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The Power of 3 Simple Sets and the Science of Anchoring Time and Effort (Week 1 Progression)

The more I teach the more I find that the simplest profiles are the most popular.  I often put together simple profiles and I’m always worried that my participants are going to be bored, but the longer the intervals and the more I repeat each set the more they love it. This gives participants more and more opportunities to understand the set and perfect how they perform it.  When you 

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