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How many studios can say they have members who come every day, often more than once a day? Kate Cracknell talks to the tHow many studios can say they have members who come every day, often more than once a day? Kate Cracknell talks to the team behind Shine Cycle and Shine X to discover the secrets of success at this community-focused studio.eam behind Shine Cycle and Shine X to discover the secrets of success at this community-focused studio.

Recovery at work

Recovery has become something of a buzzword recently, but as an instructor, how do you strike that perfect balance between staying well and running all your scheduled classes? World-renowned endurance coach Hunter Allen explains the Training Stress Score.

Future-proofed instructors

As indoor cycling evolves, how must education evolve with it to ensure we have the instructor workforce we need? Our expert panel share their thoughts.

Power Play

Heart rate, RPM, power zones… Which training method should your club or studio use in its indoor cycling classes, and why? For Peaks Coaching Group founder and CEO Hunter Allen, it’s all about power. He shares his thoughts with RIDE HIGH.

Back in the saddle

The global health club sector is bouncing back post-COVID, and indoor cycling is right there at the forefront. Jak Phillips and Kate Cracknell review the findings of recent research from global group exercise powerhouse Les Mills.

Go the extra mile

Yoga and pilates are hugely beneficial for indoor cyclists, as complementary classes that can help cyclists avoid injury and pain, as well as boosting performance in the saddle. We talk to the experts.

Are you vocally fit?

Are you a group exercise instructor with a tired or strained voice, or an operator whose instructors are struggling to be heard in class? Susie Millen, founder of My Vocal Fitness, shares five invaluable tips.

Riding for Brain Health

A recent cycling event raised over £58,000 for newly formed charity Head for Change – but cycling isn’t just a way to raise money for Alix Popham, the former Welsh rugby international. It’s also part of a daily routine designed to slow his own cognitive decline. He speaks to Kate Cracknell

Puk Lyng Thomsen

A leading light in the Danish ladies’ golf team, Thomsen is currently fighting her way back into the game after major surgery – and indoor cycling is proving a great ally. She speaks to Kate Cracknell

The pain-reducing power of VR

Studies show how use of virtual reality and immersive content can reduce perceptions of effort levels, and even muscle pain, during high-intensity cycling classes

It’s never too late

Interval training on an indoor cycle could just be the best form of exercise to keep muscles firing on all cylinders as we age. Ride High magazine reports…

The appliance of science

Les Mills uses science to road-test its cycling programmes. Bryce Hastings, Les Mills’ head of research, talks Kate Cracknell through some of the company’s extensive studies in the field of indoor cycling

The power of the Brand

A strong brand can be the difference between business success and failure in a crowded market – but many fitness businesses still fail to recognise this, says Peter van der Steege, founder and CEO of branding specialist Fitbrand. He speaks to Kate Cracknell.

Cycling: the anti-obesity drug

Scientists are currently exploring whether a hormone known as FGF21 can be used as a drug against diabetes and obesity. But new research suggests there may be a simpler option: our body will naturally produce far more FGF21 if it does a 60-minute indoor cycling workout

Beating the downward cycle of dementia

Can indoor cycling help alleviate the symptoms caused by dementia? Anders Justesen Lind – a physiotherapist working as part of an interdisciplinary dementia team in Frederikshavn, Denmark – reports

The best of all worlds

The ICA’s Jennifer Sage outlines her mission: to bridge the gap between cycling purists and the ‘party on a bike’ brigade, creating a resource that teaches instructors across the sector how to lead technically robust classes in a way that truly inspires and enthuses the riders.

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