How to Nail a Combo Cycle Class

In this video we share tips on combo cycle classes – how to structure them, tips for success AND Pam takes us through basic, intermediate and advanced stability ball moves to create the ball portion of her signature Ball & Chain combo ride. You’re gonna love it! Share this!

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Help Riders Make Smart Decisions

Communication between cycling instructors and riders can be super challenging. Riders need to make smart decisions throughout the ride based on a number of internal and external factors and instructors need to try to connect with an entire room of people at once! Join Pam and Karen for a discussion that goes beyond standard RPE…

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Three Tips for Nailing Your Class Intro

Intro to Spin Class

Karen shares three tips for constructing an awesome introduction to your ride. Sometimes we’re so focused on coming up with an interesting profile and fresh playlist, we forget to spend time on how to articulate what our riders are going to do and why it will benefit them. Your intro is the perfect opportunity to…

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Quick Bike Set-Up Tips

How to set up a bike in Spin Class

  This is a short version of our Proper Bike Set-Up video – tips for hitting the key components of set-up when time is of the essence. Like when new riders come in one minute before class start time and need assistance (not that that ever happens ☺). Share this!

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Coaching Off the Bike

Coaching off the Bike – When do you do it? Why do you do it and how? There are no right or wrong answers, so in this video we’re sharing our collective thoughts on a hot topic – start small, build skill and confidence, be prepared! Share this!

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Pre Class Rituals

Do you have an “Instructor Persona” – a crafted YOU that climbs into the saddle to deliver an awesome experience? And do you have pre-class rituals that help you transition into that persona? If you’ve never consciously thought about the you you are when you deliver class – or want to be – watch this…

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Leading Post-Ride Upper Body Stretches

How to stretch after spin class

Pam takes us through four post-ride upper body stretches. Her yoga and Pilates knowledge and language shines through in the details of how to lead riders through these super important stretches and why they’re worth doing. Share this!

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5 Exercises to Strengthen Cycling Performance

Stretching for Spin Class

In this follow-up video to “What Robs Riders of Performance”, we step through five exercises you can recommend to your riders or include in a Cycle/Strength class format to specifically target rider’s weak spots. Learn why these exercises are perfect for helping to correct what robs your riders of reaching their full potential on the…

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What Robs Riders of Performance?

Spin Class Tips

You might have noticed that no matter how many times you’ve coached good form, some riders just don’t improve. It might not be your coaching ☺ but that the rider needs to do some strength training off the bike to be able to perform on the bike. We share tips for observing riders as they…

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Tips for Proper Bike Set-Up

We share tips and insights on one of the most important things instructors do: Proper Set-Up! Yes, it’s the foundation for everything – power, efficiency, form, safety and comfort level. And A1:C20 set-up isn’t just for new riders. Check your own settings periodically and scan your class during your warm-up to spot riders whose setting…

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