Breaking out of the COMFORT ZONE: A Guest Post by Matt G. 408

For a change of pace, I thought I would stick closer to home for the February GUEST POST…. meet Matt Garbarino. A couple of months ago I bumped into Matt after one of my Sunday AM spin classes at the Spartan Stores Family YMCA. At the time I was working on “WHO?” for one of…

Us: Valentine’s Day Theme Ride 407

Inspiration: I picked up a class on the 14th…so here’s the Valentine’s Day theme ride. I found a good mix of current and classic tracks (a few from my last post)…this one just a little more sweet and spice! Check out the two tracks with Quavo, the Julia Michaels track from Fifty Shades Freed and…

Heart Beat Here 406

Inspiration: The American Heart Association designates February as HEART MONTH. As STUDIO CYCLING instructors, coaches, and participants, we know everything that Studio Cycling brings to the table when it comes to a great cardiovascular fitness program. Notable tracks…Us, home (NBC teaser for RISE), Are You (50 Shades…), Don’t Stay, Stronger Than I’ve Ever Been (the…

Beautiful People: Black History Month Tribute Ride 405

Inspiration: And another THEME RIDE! This February we celebrate Olympians, Valentines…and history-shaping African Americans! This playlist is just over an hour, and I could have continued on for several more hours to properly recognize all the amazing artists. This mix covers a variety of music genre over many decades…Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, Country, EDM,…

Fire N Gold: 2018 Winter Olympics Tribute 404

Inspiration: Another THEME RIDE! Olympians from 90 nations around the world are gathering in South Korea with visions of FIRE N GOLD! Keeping with the mountain terrain of Pyeongchang Country, this ride profile has several climbs. For added motivation, riders should imagine what it took for all 2,925 athletes to make the cut for this…

The Last One: 2018 Super Bowl Theme Ride 403

Inspiration: Game day in 1 week…ride for your team! The featured playlist and profile are for the 45 minute class, but there’s an extended 60 minute playlist too. Both are loaded with classic and current rock…and a game day track by Country superstar, Carrie Underwood (SEE THE VEVO LYRIC VIDEO). Other artists featured on the…

#NEVERCOAST @flyCHI: A Guest Post by Jeremy S. 402

This month Facebook shared a couple MEMORY posts that fit well with today’s JANUARY Guest Post…one was a memory from 4 years ago when I posted news about FLYWHEEL opening a studio in Scarsdale, NY. The other, a memory from a year ago when I took a FLY60 class in Chicago / Old Town…with Jeremy…

I Wanna Go Out 401

Inspiration: The title of this post says it all! Troye Sivan’s on SNL this weekend, Fall Out Boy’s latest is out now, Black Veil Brides were at 30 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids last night, WAR CRY is my new favorite from Social Club Misfits…these and 14 other artists featured on today’s playlist. For the…

Fall In 400

Inspiration: FOUR HUNDRED! No shortage of playlists and posts here at FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! A little irony with this FALL IN post… For the extended MLK Jr Holiday Weekend, my wife and daughters and I had a getaway weekend at our cottage in northern Michigan. Other than a 3 hour ROAD TRIP Saturday afternoon,…

Ooh Lordy 399

Inspiration: An INTERVAL overload with some challenging hill climbs today…Ooh Lordy! A variety of music will take you along for the ride. Great tracks by TobyMac, Danny Byrd, Black-G, Youngr (title track), Brothers Osborne and more. Check them ALL out…Enjoy the ride! Genre: Alternative, Christian, Country, EDM, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 60 minutes SPINlist and…

Good Company (A Country Ride) 398

Inspiration: After seeing some FB discussion about favorite Country music tracks for Spin class, I decided to put this together, taking a few of the suggestions in the discussion. A few repeats from favorites by Zac Brown Band, Brothers Osborne, Brantley Gilbert and other new / new-to-me Country tracks (I don’t do much Country, but…

Shinin’ Bright 397

Inspiration: HAPPY NEW YEAR! Just two days in, but we’re off to a great start and SHININ’ BRIGHT! I’ve not been in the gym since Christmas Eve, the holidays have bumped me off track, but today it’s all good and was back at the Spartan Stores YMCA for a back to back 2-45 minute ride…