The computer industry has an acronym: G.I.G.O which stands for: GARBAGE IN = GARBAGE OUT It refers to the idea that if your input data/information is inaccurate (GARBAGE IN), then any computations, using that inaccurate data/information can’t be anything other than GARBAGE OUT. Over the years I’ve come to believe that you should carefully consider G.I.G.O as it could apply to the Heart Rate & Power training you offer in
Now that I’m an official Stages Indoor Cycling Master Educator, I figured I needed to create an Audio Profile so you can hear how I teach one of my Power classes. My profile is “Racing Your FTP”. The goal is very simple; beat your FTP or “Threshold Check” numbers on every set. The ride will consist of two warm up songs, a “Threshold Check”, and three efforts of around 12,
Who’s really in your class? Do you look up at a room full of smiling, fit, self-directed, endurance athletes? Or does your class more closely resemble the population where you live? In Part 1 I shared survey results that showed that a 20 Minute Threshold Field Test isn’t realistic (maybe practical would be a better word) for where most of us we teach – which is primarily large health clubs.