Posts Tagged ‘resistance’
Resistance: Tackling the Why
In our video “Finding the Right Resistance,” we address what too little, too much and “just right” resistance looks and feels like. But what about “the Why”? Why might you favor a lighter or heavier resistance than the instructor is challenging you to find? For lighter resistance, the three most common reasons I hear are:…Read More
What Does “Make this Ride Your Own” Really Mean?
You’ve probably heard your instructor say it many times: Make this ride your own! But have you ever wondered what that means, exactly? Does it mean you should ignore the profile and do your own thing whenever you don’t feel like doing what the instructor has planned? Or does it mean that if the intensity…Read More
Finding the Right Resistance!
Indoor Cyclists: Make the most of your ride with the right resistance. Use the “Goldilocks for Cyclists” guide: How much is too little, too much and just right? Share this!Read More
Resistance Between Movements: So Many Options!
Picture this sequence of movements: 1:00 seated climb to a 1:00 standing climb into jumps on a hill for 30 seconds. How would you cue your riders on the transitions? Would you cue to add resistance a few seconds before they get out of the saddle (seated to standing climb), then accelerate when they reach…Read More