Bonus post today…😎 No ride profiles, videos or news posts, just this 6 and a half hour Spotify collection that will destroy your ride! From ALL TIME LOW to ZZ WARD, and everything in between. Hold on tight…Enjoy the Ride! Steve 🚴🏻🎶😅 https://open.spotify.com/user/1245380664/playlist/6jJMrt7cXoN16PRj12s3Qt?si=Wh1zJSLsT9-OyaoZwj4COg AdvertisementsRead More Hard Drivin’ Ridin’ – 101 tracks
Two great tracks from one of my favorite groups…Linkin Park, and several other SPIN-worthy tunes in this 🔥🔥🔥 mix I put together FIVE years ago! ENJOY THE RIDE… 🚴🏻🎶😅 https://fortherideinside.com/2013/10/26/burning-126/Read More A Look Back: #128 / October 2013
After a year of monthly posts featuring Studio Cycling instructors, it’s about time to switch things up and hear from class participants! This month, starting with a local class regular…also a dedicated outdoor cyclist, Rob Teves. I’ve known Rob for a few years now and can usually count on him kicking up the gear, diggin’ […]Read More Guest Blog Post: Why I RIDE INSIDE, Rob T.
Since my last post, more progress in the GRYMCA Cycle Studios! There has been much discussion about FTP in preparation for LAUNCH WEEK (this week!). Below are some brief highlights from the certification training last Sunday and other helpful resources I have found for instructor and participants. BUT FIRST, a few links related to our […]Read More ICG + FTP = MORE POWER
Inspiration: This is PRE-LAUNCH week for two updated studios / studio cycling programs at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. Two of the five branches are in the process of updating the studio, equipment and instruction methods this week…kicking off the new program next Monday, October 8th! The new equipment is LifeFitness / IC-6 indoor […]Read More Here We Come 441
It’s so easy to pack a ride playlist with the latest tracks to hit Spotify…so I’m taking time each month to look back at ROCKSTAR rides from past years.
Check out this momentum building mix from 2015.
Inspiration: The full hour ride covers all nine SPINNING movements and should torch 100’s of calories along the way. A strong EDM spin on this one too…4 tracks from David Guetta’s 7 that hit Spotify last Friday. If you can’t checkout all the tracks here, then listen to my top 5: Burn Out, Just a […]Read More Fearless…Stronger…Better 440
It’s time to FALL into a new fitness routine…be sure it includes Studio Cycling. Late September and into early October, both DDH and Spartan Stores YMCA branches will update their Cycle Studios with new Life Fitness IC-6 bikes and introduction of the Coach By Color method. This will be a great addition to the Greater […]Read More Class Schedule: Fall 2018
A BIG THANKS to my niece Lauren D., who currently calls Philadelphia, PA home. Working in the Fitness industry since graduating Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI), I knew she’d have a great suggestion for this final Featured Instructor Guest Blog Post. Lauren, currently Senior Health Fitness Specialist at EXOS, has prior work experience at SC Johnson […]Read More For the LOVE of MOVEMENT: A Guest Blog Post by Kalika F 439
Inspiration: With each ride I routinely remind riders about the power of visualization, along with other prompts to check form, comfort level, cadence, etc. It’s remarkable what the combined impact of music and imagination in a group exercise setting can have on your effort and output. A web search on this topic will return several […]Read More Imagination 438