Courses, Fitness & Health

Learn how to take indoor cycling classes

Indoor Cycling: Basics & Beyond is a comprehensive guide that will help group exercise instructors establish a strong foundation for teaching indoor cycling.

It covers the science and applied aspects of planning an effective class, including bike setup and positioning, class structure, teaching tips and training protocols.

You will learn correct posture, body positioning, indoor cycling technique and instructions on modifying and monitoring exercise intensity.

Supplementing these guidelines are 24 photographs and a DVD that visually demonstrates the appropriate bike fit and setup as well as a showing a class demonstration of the various training elements.

This course includes information on training with power consoles and wattage, outlines seven types of workouts and offers methods for using 10 basic cycling skills to vary each workout.

Sample drills and teaching tips are provided in addition to a warm-up routine; interval, fartlek and RPM training; and a cool-down.

The course concludes with a 30-question multiple-choice continuing education exam for credit through participating organisations.

This continuing education course is suitable for group fitness instructors and other health and fitness professionals.

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