Week of Jan 13: "Not a First Class" Class

Week of Jan 13: "Not a First Class" Class

Indoor cycling is great because everyone can do 'something. But there are some things that everyone can’t do. With the new year, it’s always a challenge to keep my regulars interested while still offering something to the neophytes.

So you just completed the FTP Test . . . 2019

So you just completed the FTP Test . . . 2019

We dedicate today’s effort to Jackson Pollock.  I always wonder how he knew he was done?  I typically ask you the same question while in spin class.  It’s usually when you’re out of breath.  Armed with training zones, you can ward off that exhausted state and go longer and farther.


Using Heart Rate Training Zones

Using Heart Rate Training Zones

I often see riders peek at their wrists to check on their heart rate.  It’s important to realize heart rate is a reaction to the work being done, not necessarily a reflection of how much work you are doing. Heart rate zones help you approximate effort.