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Indoor Cycling: Basics & Beyond Print CE Course-3rd Edition

Indoor Cycling: Basics & Beyond Print CE Course-3rd Edition


Available As

    Print Course

    Course components are delivered as printed products:

    · Workbook

    · DVD

    · Continuing education exam

    Indoor Cycling: Basics & Beyond, Third Edition Print CE Course 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.

    In this course, you will review the bike components and setup for each participant. You will also learn correct posture, body positioning, indoor cycling technique, and instructions on modifying and monitoring exercise intensity. Supplementing these guidelines are 24 photos and a DVD that add visual demonstration of appropriate bike fit and setup as well as a class demonstration using various training elements.

    This revised third edition of the 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 organizations.


    A continuing education course for group fitness instructors and other health and fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    About the Course

    Completing the Course

    Getting Started

    Equipment Terminology

    The Bicycle

    Proper Body Alignment

    Hand Positions

    Safety Precautions

    Power Consoles

    Power Consoles

    Class Structure

    Indoor Cycling Terminology

    Types of Training

    Class Format


    Phases of the Workout


    Sample Classes

    Sample Drills

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Professional Teaching Habits

    Practical Component Worksheet and Assignments

    DVD Guide

    DVD Guide


    Rating of Perceived Exertion

    10 Tips for Indoor Cycling

    Indoor Cycling Best Practices


    About the Faculty


    Exam and Continuing Education Materials

    Course Completion Instructions

    Written Exam

    Exam Answer Sheet

    Easy Track Form

    Course Evaluation

    About the Author

    Norma Shechtman, BS, MS, MA, was the 2003 American Council on Exercise (ACE) Fitness Professional of the Year and was nominated by ACE as one of the top three fitness professionals in the world. She has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education as well as a master’s degree in kinesiology. Shechtman holds certifications in Pilates, personal training, group fitness, kickboxing, indoor cycling, and water fitness. She travels the world presenting the latest training information to fitness professionals.