Seattle Athletic Club

Category Archives: Cycling

Apr
29

Gain an Edge: Pilates Helps Improve Cycling Performance

Cycling has been becoming increasingly popular as a sport, as an easy form of training and as a cheap form of commuting and transport. Training for cycling has been traditionally very simple; the more miles the better! But could the introduction of Pilates help the cyclist? The answer to this is a resounding yes – […]

Apr
29

May is National Bike Month – Does your bike need a tune-up?

Month of May   In celebration of National Bike Month, 2 Wheel Revolution is offering SAC members a special on standard bike tune-ups for $45 during the month of May! Fellow member and 2 Wheel Revolution owner, Ed Brewer, has been your Maple Leaf neighbor since 1990. He has 20 years of professional experience and […]

Aug
25

Cycling 101

Saturday, October 8th  | 10:30 am Wednesday, October 19th | 5:30 pm Complimentary for members.   Brand new to indoor cycle? Need a review? Join us for a 45-minute session of bike set up, class structure, modifications, and a mini workout. A short tutorial on the new consoles will also be included. For more information, […]

Apr
21

2 Wheel Revolution Bike Tune-up

July through August 2 Wheel Revolution is offering SAC members a special on bike tune-ups for the summer months! Fellow member and 2 Wheel Revolution owner, Ed Brewer has been your Maple Leaf neighbor since 1990. He has 20 years of professional experience and is a full-time cyclist and racer, himself. 2 Wheel Revolution offers […]

Mar
21

Indoor Cycle 101

Wednesday, April 20th | Cycle Studio  |  5:30 pm Brand new to indoor cycle? Need a review? Join us for a 45 min session of bike set up, class structure, modifications and a mini workout. Complimentary to members. For more information please contact Group Fitness Director, Sharron Tucker, at stucker@sacng.com  or 206-522-9400  ext. 250

Aug
25

Cycle 101

text & chat Please limit use of your cell phone.  If it is an emergency or  important communication please exit the cycle studio.   Talk Talking during class is very distracting to those around you. Please be part of the team as a whole.   Your body We ride close so we can feel each […]

Apr
16

Seattle Bicycle Laws & Regulations: What You Need to Know

This upcoming Friday, May 15th is Bike to Work Day in Seattle! We encourage everyone to participate in this fun event which promotes a healthy active lifestyle. With over 240 miles of bike trails surrounding the emerald city, we live in a great place to commute in an eco friendly and healthy way. In fact, […]

Oct
22

Seattle Bicycle Laws and Regulations: What You Need to Know

By: Fitness Intern, Quinton Augusto, Seattle Athletic Club Downtown.  This upcoming May 17th is Bike to Work Day in Seattle! We would love to encourage everyone to participate in this fun event which promotes a healthy active lifestyle. With over 240 miles of bike trails surrounding the emerald city, we live in a great place to […]

Mar
01

Tabata Interval Training

Recently, I’ve started incorporating Tabata Intervals into my indoor cycling classes. Those of you who’ve experienced these short intense intervals know how hard they are. First, let me explain the history, exactly what Tabata Intervals are, and finally, the science. In the mid-1990’s, Dr. Izumi Tabata, at the National Institute of Fitness and Sport in […]

Jan
27

Triathlon: Swim ∙ Bike ∙ Run

For some, just the thought of doing any one or more of these specific disciplines causes a fear response. I raced in my first sprint triathlon about nine years ago. For me, swimming was my achilles heel (think barge!) and a close second was running! I could swim to save my life, but that’s about […]

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