Planning and structuring indoor cycling classes

Whilst it might seem to those in my indoor cycling classes that sessions are thrown together at the last minute, there is some thought that goes into planning them! Alongside employment in various coaching, teaching, and research roles I have taught indoor cycling classes at the same fitness facility for over 15 years. In this …

Planning and structuring indoor cycling classes

Part II: Intervals Introduction As identified in part I of this series of posts, the first decision I make when planning an indoor cycling class is whether it is going to be an interval-based or continuous session. In this second post of the series, I will discuss the further decisions I make if I opt …

Planning and structuring indoor cycling classes

Part III: Continuous In part II of this series I discussed my approach to planning and structuring interval-based sessions for indoor cycling classes in a health and fitness setting. In this post I will discuss some of the approaches I have used when opting for a continuous session, instead of an interval-based session. A continuous …

Planning and structuring indoor cycling classes

Part IV: the 2-hour class In parts I, II, and III of this series I discussed the two broad approaches (i.e., interval and continuous) I use to plan and structure indoor cycling classes. Typically these classes, regardless of approach, are 45 minutes in duration (including warm-up and cool-down periods). However, 2-hour classes have recently become …