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4 Knockout Indoor Cycling Tips!

10.02.2012 | Categories: In Coaches Corner | Read More

1. Race in a Dim Room.
This might sound like a misnomer, but doing your racing in a dim room actually does help you. Racing in a dim room gives you a change from the normal scenery which will help your mind and give you a little bit more of a challenge for your indoor cycling workout. This is a complete change of pace from the “normal” daylight routine.

2. Alternate Workouts.
There are many different workouts that can be used in indoor cycling. There is spinning, strength training, and endurance, just to name a few of the workouts that can be done indoors. Use a combination of the workouts to really challenge you and use different segments to challenge you even more.

3. Use a Recumbent Bicycle.
Use a recumbent bicycle in your indoor cycling - you get a fantastic workout using one. Since you are in a recumbent position, there is no pressure on your wrists, back or neck and your vision actually improves. This is a fantastic way to get a workout without stressing your body to the extreme.

4. Use Music.
When using indoor cycling machines, you will need to have something that will bring excitement. Music is the best choice for this! Upbeat music and loud music will both help motivate you to keep going for the length of the workout. Since you do not have to worry about road traffic, you can keep going with the music during your workout.te Workouts.
There are many different workouts that can be used in indoor cycling. There is spinning, strength training, and endurance, just to name a few of the workouts that can be done indoors. Use a combination of the workouts to really challenge you and use different segments to challenge you even more.

3. Use a Recumbent Bicycle.
Use a recumbent bicycle in your indoor cycling - you get a fantastic workout using one. Since you are in a recumbent position, there is no pressure on your wrists, back or neck and your vision actually improves. This is a fantastic way to get a workout without stressing your body to the extreme.

4. Use Music.
When using indoor cycling machines, you will need to have something that will bring excitement. Music is the best choice for this! Upbeat music and loud music will both help motivate you to keep going for the length of the workout. Since you do not have to worry about road traffic, you can keep going with the music during your workout.

FIBO 2013

10.02.2012 | Categories: Tradeshows | Read More

April 11-14, 2013
Exhibition Centre Cologne, Germany 

http://m.fibo.de/?text=2

IHRSA 2013

10.02.2012 | Categories: Tradeshows | Read More

March 19-22, 2013
Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada

http://www.ihrsa.org/convention/ 

Athletic Business Conference & Expo

10.02.2012 | Categories: Tradeshows | Read More

Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2012
New Orleans, LA 

http://athleticbusinessconference.com/

Club Industry

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October 11-12, 2012
Las Vegas Convention Center 

http://www.clubindustryshow.com/National2012/public/enter.aspx  

LeMond Products used on ESPN Show - Sports Science

06.28.2010 | Categories: Fun News | Read More
The Emmy Award-winning TV series, hosted by John Brenkus, uncovers sports' biggest myths and mysteries by using cutting-edge technology to measure momentum, friction and the laws of gravity.

To help warm up before the test athletes are provided with a number of fitness machines including the LeMond RevMaster Pro, g-Force Ut and g-Force RT. 

Check Out The Sports Science Website

Training Tips: Chisel your physique

04.20.2010 | Categories: In Coaches Corner | Read More

blog/bikers.jpgCycling and running won't guarantee you a sleek physique no matter how fast or how far you go.
 
Many people cycle and run on a regular basis and yet we still have very little muscle tone and definition.  We have all seen the toothpick thin runner or cyclist.  They are skinny but they are not chiseled.  There are also many people who cycle and run on a regular basis but still have additional fat around their waist line and no sculpting of their muscles.
 
A well rounded conditioning program includes overall conditioning to build muscle as well as endurance, strength and flexibility.  Strength training is a must to sculpt body shape, change body composition, and create an athletic appearance.

Here are a few tips that will help increase overall lean muscle mass and start to transform your muscle into toned athletic physique: Read More

Training Tips - Yes You Should!

04.19.2010 | Categories: In Coaches Corner | Read More

Yes you should - do yoga!  Many of say that we will stretch after our workouts or on a recovery day, but it never happens.  Signing up for a stretching or yoga class can improve your daily performance and make a big difference in your weekly training plan.  
 
Many stretching and yoga classes focus on balance as well as increasing range of motion.  Better balance is an asset is running and cycling.  When you get off balance on the bike or if you start to turn an ankle running you can quickly recover if you have good balance and core strength.  Better balance reduces the chance for a fall.  Stretching can help with recovery because it increases blood flow to your muscles. It also can help with stress relieve by relaxing tense muscles that often accompany stress.

Spring's Secret Weapon

04.06.2010 | Categories: In Coaches Corner | Read More

Here's a secret weapon that can significantly improve your athletic performance this spring - it's all about the zzzzzzz's. Research suggests that adding more sleep can improve everyday workouts and sports performance (www.aasmnet.org).  Here are 10 tips to get more sleep so you can be your best :
 
1) Allow 8-9 hours for sleep each night
2) Go to bed at the same time every night
3) Get up at the same time everyday
4) No television in the bedroom.  Leave the bedroom as your sanctuary for sleeping and sex
5) Place the alarm clock somewhere where it can be heard but not seen
6) Keep the bedroom dark and quiet
7) Invest in a good mattress.  
8) Keep your bedroom at a comfortable temperature
9) Stay on a consistent exercise program
10) Relax with a book, music or meditation to unwind before bed

12 Great Training Tips to Slim Down for Summer

03.31.2010 | Categories: In Coaches Corner | Read More

Spring and summer often gives us all  a sense of urgency to lose any extra winter weight before pulling out those spandex cycling shorts and bathing suits.  Here are 12  great tips to take the winter weight off quickly.......
 

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