“Mastering The Basics: Cycling” Peloton Program: Classes List & Schedule

Peloton’s “Mastering the Basics: Cycling” program offers a fantastic introduction for beginners on the Peloton Bike. It’s a great way to explore various class styles, experience different coaching styles from multiple instructors, and build your confidence using the Peloton platform.

Program Overview

Program Description

Here’s how Peloton describes “Mastering the Basics: Cycling”: “Get ready to boost your biking game with this 6-week program. You’ll uncover fresh techniques to build strength and boost your stamina, whether it’s incorporating weights into your ride or mastering interval training. After this program, you’ll be prepared for any cycling challenge.”

Program Badges

Of course, no Peloton program is complete without badges! You’ll snag a Bronze badge when you finish 14 classes, a Silver one after 20 classes, and the prestigious Gold badge awaits you after successfully completing 26 out of the 28 total classes.


Meet the awesome lineup of 21 Peloton coaches for the “Mastering the Basics: Cycling” program:

With this diverse group of coaches, you’ll have a fantastic range of guidance and motivation throughout your cycling journey.

How to Join

As of now, you can hop into these programs right from your Peloton Bike, Tread, or the Peloton Digital app. You won’t find them on Peloton’s website, though. To dive in, just head to the programs section, locate the “Mastering the Basics: Cycling” program, and hit that join button.


Here’s a rundown of the weekly classes included in the program. Keep in mind that Peloton has spiced things up a bit by locking these classes. You’ll unlock them as you make your way through the program. But if you can’t wait, you can click on any class name in the list below to locate it. Once you find it, you can bookmark it or add it to your stack and dive right in.

1st Week Class List & Schedule

Begin Week 1 by focusing on your form and perfecting your technique. Don’t forget to treat yourself to a nice post-ride stretch after every class. And for those extra TLC moments, reserve one weekday and one weekend day for more extended stretches and recovery. Your body will thank you!

2nd Week Class List & Schedule

Let’s kick off Week 2 with some Beginner and Advanced Beginner rides to get you going. And to add a dash of fun, why not throw in a Pop Ride? Make sure to schedule two well-deserved rest days during the week and also on the weekend for some quality stretching and recovery time. Your body will appreciate the balance!

3rd Week Class List & Schedule

Week 3 has arrived, and it’s the perfect moment to bring in those light hand weights to your routine. Don’t forget the importance of those post-ride stretches, and make sure to include two days of well-deserved rest in your schedule. Your journey is progressing beautifully!

4th Week Class List & Schedule

Week 4 is all about sharpening your skills and boosting your strength. Give a shot at your first strength class to complement your cardio workouts. And don’t forget to pamper yourself with those post-ride stretches and the gift of two rest days. Your progress is truly remarkable!

5th Week Class List & Schedule

In Week 5, keep building your confidence on the Bike. And get ready to feel the burn with your very first Resistance Bands workout and Intervals & Arms class. You’re on fire!

6th Week Class List & Schedule

You’ve boosted your endurance, incorporated arms into your rides, and even mastered riding out of the saddle! Congratulations, you’ve nailed the basics. Now, let’s finish the program with strength and determination!

If you’re interested in discovering more about the various training programs offered by Peloton, you can visit our webpage for a comprehensive list.

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