Krista PopowychKrista Popowych inspires fitness leaders, trainers and managers around the globe with her motivating sessions. As the 2014 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and a three-time (2016, 2008, 2003) canfitpro Canadian Fitness Presenter of the Year, Krista has shown an outstanding commitment to fitness. She is Keiser’s global director of education, as well as a Balanced Body® master trainer, JumpSport® consultant, DVD creator, published writer, Adidas-sponsored fit pro and IDEA Group Fitness Committee member. She loves to inspire others through education and movement, and her energy, creative sessions and real-life approach to instructing and training make her a highly sought-after presenter.
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Rowing and riding classes are dynamic workouts with real-life applications to both sports, rowing and cycling. The
introduction of power meters to indoor cycles and various preset programs on rowers have taken these classes to a whole new level. An understanding of the fundamentals of each sport, mixed with a little creativity, is all that is needed for an effective, fun fusion class.
Row and Ride Details
Total Time: 60 minutes
Equipment needed: indoor cycles and rowers
Step into almost any fitness facility and you’ll likely be overwhelmed by the vast array of high-tech equipment available to members. With so many options, why are people still interested in group fitness? Put simply, it’s the opportunity to participate and share in an experience.
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Celebrating Indoor Cycling:
Rides, Races, Drills & Skills
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