Articles & Research
(AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH ONLY)

For the past 20 years, we've compiled the most comprehensive library of information on indoor cycling available. Here you will find in-depth research and articles related to the Spinning® program and the indoor cycling industry.

About the Spinning Program

10th Anniversary of the Spinning program [Adobe PDF]
By Erika Bruhn, Editor, Spinning Instructor News
Source: Spinning Instructor News, April 2004,Volume 8, Issue 3
Understanding the 40-minute Ride [Adobe PDF]
By Erika Bruhn, Editor, Spinning Instructor News
Source: Spinning Instructor News, April 2004,Volume 8, Issue 3

The Science Behind the Spinning Program

Spinning Program Science [Adobe PDF]
By Edmund Burke, Ph.D.
Source: Spinning Instructor Manual, Appendix B2
Hot Stuff: Thermoregulation [Adobe PDF]
By Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.
Source: Spinning Instructor News, June 2003, Vol. 7, Issue 6

Your Heart Rate

220-age: One Formula Doesn't Fit All [Adobe PDF]
By Jennifer Klau, Spinning Master Instructor
Source: Spinning Instructor News, October 2003,Volume 7, Issue 10
Heart Rate Monitoring [Adobe PDF]
By Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.
Source: Spinning Instructor Manual, Appendix C

Diet and Nutrition

American Dieting Madness [Adobe PDF]
By Jennifer Ward, RD, LDN, CLC
Source: Spinning Instructor News, September 2004,Vol. 8, Issue 8
Energy Foods [Adobe PDF]
By Erika Bruhn, Editor, Spinning Instructor News
Source: Spinning Instructor News, November 2003,Volume 7, Issue 11

Injury Prevention

Overcoming Discomfort [Adobe PDF]
By Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.
Source: Spinning Instructor News, May 2003, Vol. 7, Issue 4
Finish What You Started in Your Spinning Journey [Adobe PDF]
By Angie Sturtevant, Spinning Master Instructor
Source: Spinning Instructor News, May 2002,Vol. 6, Issue 5
Cleat Alignment [Adobe PDF]
By Matthew Warner
Source: Spinning Instructor News,August 2001.Vol. 5, Issue 8

Advanced Training Tips

Crush That Century! [Adobe PDF]
By Doug Katona
Source: Spinning Instructor News, July 2004,Volume 8, Issue 6
Endurance Training [Adobe PDF]
By Joey Adams, (Master Instructor,Vermont)
Source: Spinning Instructor News, June 2004,Volume 8, Issue 5
Periodization [Adobe PDF]
By Johnny G
Source: Spinning Instructor News, February 2003, Vol. 6, Issue 12

Cross Training

Indoor Cross Training [Adobe PDF]
By Nicole St. Jacques, NSCA- CPT, Spinning® Master Instructor
Source: Spinning Instructor News, August 2004, Vol. 8, Issue 7

Instructor Resources

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Protecting Your Vocal Cords [Adobe PDF]
By Luciana Marcial-Vincion, M.A. Exercise Physiology
Source: Spinning Instructor News, August 2003, Vol. 7, Issue 7
Taking the Leap to Working Full-Time in the Fitness Industry [Adobe PDF]
By Amanda Vogel, MA
Source: Spinning Instructor News, March 2004, Vol. 8, Issue 2
Incorporating Heart Rate Training: How Do I Get My Students to Wear Heart Rate Monitors? [Adobe PDF]
By Jane Toussaint
Source: Spinning Instructor News, December/January 2003, Vol. 6, Issue 12
The Power of Mind/Body Training [Adobe PDF]
By Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.
Source: Spinning Instructor News, April 2002, Vol. 6, Issue 3

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