With 126 locations (100 in the UK and 26 across Ireland and Europe), David Lloyd Clubs is a prominent leader in the health and fitness industry. They pride themselves in being a fitness destination for families and community members to connect and be active. To accomplish this goal, David Lloyd Clubs uses a comprehensive wellness approach for programming, especially in the area of group fitness. We sat down with Marie Graham, Lloyd’s Product Head Cycling Director, to gain some insight on how they are taking their indoor cycling classes to the next level with Stages Indoor Bikes and Stages Studio.
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Whether you’re training to win a world championship, training for your first race, or just riding for fun, a power meter can be the single best tool to increase your fitness and cycling performance. This guide will tell you all you need to know about power meters and why you need to ride with one.
It's no secret that when we find the perfect balance between work and rest, our fitness gains skyrocket. But it can be hard to trust the truth that the magic happens when we allow ourselves to rest and recover. We are told to work harder and go farther, but doing that all of the time only sets us up to fail, or get hurt. It's time to stop the glorification of workouts that almost kill people, and start training smarter.
From a few elite pro cyclists in the late ‘80s to indoor cycling studios all over the world, cycling with a power meter has become a standard both indoors and out. Here are the top reasons why teaching indoor cycling with a power meter can bring your classes and your members’ experiences to the next level!
Hands up if you like to see how far you’ve ridden, or how many calories you’ve crushed after a hard indoor cycling class. Data is rewarding and motivating, and data-backed workouts can make even the toughest ride feel purposeful and fun!
With the rise of power meters being used indoors, our indoor cycling world seems to have become hyper-divided between power-purist studios and rhythm-based studios. If you love cycling and find yourself putting together playlists for imaginary classes, then consider becoming a certified indoor cycling instructor. Here's what you need to know about becoming an indoor cycling instructor.
Most fitness centers experience an influx of new members around the start of the new year. Here are tips for keeping those new members engaged with your facility, while balancing the comfort and needs of your longtime, loyal members as well.
Stages Cycling has added a new rhythm-based experience to its Stages Studio group display software, where riders aim to ride to the beat of the music.
Congratulations on your new Stages bike and welcome to Stages! We want you to have the best, safest ride experience possible and hope this guide helps novice and veteran riders alike.
Stages Cycling's in-house designers are father-son duo Michael Stowe and Ilin Graves, whose synchronicity has been key for tackling projects at Stages.