Glossary of Terms and Acronyms
Boston Sports Club
Cambridge Athletic Club
Downtown Crossing, location in central Boston.
The act of moving between positions 1, 2, and 3
A series of sprints (or jumps)
#1: sitting on the saddle of bike
#2: standing upright; center of gravity about the saddle; light touch on the handlebars
#3: hands stretched out to the end of the groups of the handlebar; center of gravity just in front of the saddle (i.e. not too far forward). There should not be too much pressure exerted on the handlebars.
Ride Easy: sitting in the saddle (standard position #1) with low resistance
Racing In the Saddle: hands move out to the side of the handlebar, quicker pace. This can also be done while shifting your butt to the front of the saddle for a shorter pedal stroke and thus even quicker pace.
Climb: see standard position #3
a style of spinning from Les Mills. See the intro post here.
Short bursts (< 1 minute typically) of rapid pedaling
The term for a series of intervals consisting of 8 sprints of 20 seconds each, separated by 10 second breaks. Used primarily (only?) by Megan.