iFit Connected Fitness Now Streaming Vietnam Cycling Series
July 1, 2020
(LOGAN, Utah) — iFit, the leading interactive, connected fitness technology, is now streaming its advanced, 15-part Vietnam Global Workout cycling series. iFit subscribers can virtually cycle through the country’s quaint towns, beautiful beaches and countryside while embarking on a challenging and information-filled workout.
For those riding on iFit-enabled cycles such as NordicTrack and ProForm, iFit provides a realistic virtual cycling experience as iFit automatically adjusts resistance, incline or decline throughout the workouts. For example, as you cycle the Hai Van Pass, you’ll feel your bike’s incline change to reflect the actual terrain. iFit takes advantage of the unique motorized incline and decline found on NordicTrack and ProForm cycles, the only brands in the home fitness market with this feature.
iFit’s series explores many culturally rich locations of Vietnam, including the famous Bamboo Bridge, Old Town, Marble Mountain and more. Led by iFit Trainer Casey Zaugg, the series focuses on increasing VO2 max, tempo training, improving endurance and tackling functional threshold power (FTP) workouts. The variation in the workouts is physically demanding, improves cardiovascular health and makes for an engaging series.
iFit Trainer Casey Zaugg has been focused on endurance nutrition and semi-professional mountain biking since 2010. He has raced all over Utah for the Utah Mountain Biking Team and provides a wealth of cycling knowledge to iFit members.
The series is ideal for the more advanced cyclist. To participate in this workout series, cyclists should be able to work at a high cadence, resistance or mixture of the two for a sustained period, ranging from 5 to 20 minutes. It’s a great program for those wanting to gain speed and endurance, and improve their cycling form and knowledge.
The iFit Global Workout Vietnam cycling series contains 15 workouts, each ranging from 30 to 40 minutes:
- Cu Chi Tunnel, Ho Chi Minh City
- Old Town, Hoi An
- Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho
- Marble Mountain, Da Nang
- Red Beach, Da Nang
- Canal Bridges, Lai Vung
- Hai Van Pass (VO2 max ride), Phu Tho
- Hai Van Pass (FTP ride), Phu Tho
- Pottery Village, Hoi An
- Communal House, Can Tho
- Old Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City
- Cau Hai Lagoon, Phu Loc
- Bamboo Bridge, Hoi An
- Lap An Lagoon, Lang Co
- Pomelo Kingdom, Binh Minh
Consumers can also cast from their smartphone via Apple TV or Google Chromecast for a big-screen TV experience. Those cycling on bikes without iFit technology can still stream the iFit Vietnam Global Workout series and manually adjust their machine. Simply download the iFit app in the Apple Store or Google Play, sign up for the 30-day free trial, prop the smartphone on your equipment and follow along as you manually adjust your bike.
The iFit Vietnam Global Workout series is available now to all iFit members and free trial users.
Suggested iFit-enabled products include:
NordicTrack Grand Tour ($1,299)
ProForm Studio Bike Pro (free with 3-year iFit membership at $468/year)
Caption: iFit Trainer Casey Zaugg rides alongside the Thu Bon River in the iFit Vietnam Cycling Series, where iFit members virtually cycle through white sand beaches and charming countrysides.
iFit pioneered interactive connected fitness and was issued its first of many patents in 1999. Founded with the belief that the majority of consumers would benefit from a “virtual workout coach”, iFit’s trainer-led streaming workouts have helped millions of consumers around the globe start their fitness journey. iFit subscription workouts offer a range of options, many of which require little to no equipment, such as bodyweight training, HIIT cardio workouts and yoga.
iFit powers interactive workouts on NordicTrack, ProForm home fitness equipment and Freemotion Commercial equipment, such as treadmills, stationary bikes, rowers, ellipticals and strength towers. Patented interactive tech enables the exercise machines to automatically adjust in sync with iFit trainer’s instructions in the streaming workouts: speed, incline and decline on treadmills, resistance, incline and decline on stationary cycles, and resistance on rowers and strength towers. The benefit: workouts are gently progressive and guided by experts, and iFit members stay motivated and reach their fitness goals.
iFit, NordicTrack, ProForm, Freemotion and more are the principal brands of ICON Health & Fitness, the global leader in home, commercial and connected fitness. Based in Logan, Utah, the 42-year old company has a multi-decade heritage of innovation and quality. ICON and iFit currently hold more than 275 fitness patents, with 138 pending. iFit workouts are available in English, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and French, German, and Portuguese with more languages planned for 2020.