S(pi)nthesis 281

Inspiration: After discovering Pyramid from the WAYF soundtrack, I found their Synthesis track on Spotify and came up with the obvious name for this ride…a blend of Spinning and Amazing Spotify Tracks: S(pi)nthesis. This mix is packed with enough good music to fill your full hour ride…and more music from the WAYF movie soundtrack. Hop…

Schedule: Fall 2015

It’s that time of year again, back to school…back to the gym…and back to work! Looking forward to a great fall and more great classes! WOLVERINE WORLD WIDE FAMILY YMCA / Rockford – MON 5:10 – 5:55AM – SAT 7:00-8:00AM (rotation schedule) DAVID D. HUNTING YMCA / Downtown Grand Rapids – SAT 9:15 – 10:00AM…

…Faster 280

Inspiration: Surprise…lots of quick footed sprinting on tap for this ride, with a few hills along the way to mix it up. Thanks to fellow Y instructor Marcia for the tip on Andrew Ripp and a few great riding tracks, including Falling Faster for a sweet warm up. Cole’s Memories is one of several great…

Take You Higher 279

Inspiration: Another Thursday AM class is just hours away and another fresh ride-ready mix is on Spotify. Lots of current tracks here, but don’t skip past some classics: Somebody To Love, Let It Happen, Won’t Get Fooled Again. I’ll test the sound system with Deadmau5 Avaritia and Shake The Earth. We’ll have a great finishing…

SoulCycle LOOP

Originally posted on LocallyFit:
Last weekend, my boyfriend (Nick) and my parents and I traveled to Chicago for my Uncle’s wedding weekend!  We had a fabulous time with family and friends, but it was also an opportunity for us to explore the Windy City, as out of the four of us, only one of us had…

Light It Up 278

Inspiration: Got an early start on my ride playlist & profile for next Thursday’s early morning HAPPY HOUR ride. Today it’ll serve as my car ride playlist for this weekend’s trip to Chicago…planning to use my FREE ride ticket to ride at the SOULCYCLE studio in the loop…their newest location and windy city FLAGSHIP studio…

TEST RIDE: CycleBar – Royal Oak (Metro Detroit)

This past weekend I was in the Detroit area for a special Dad/Daughters weekend. It was a quick trip away from my home in NE Grand Rapids, but we managed to squeeze lots in: lunch in Royal Oak, trip to the Holiday Market for dinner items to cook at home, a movie…Trainwreck!, checked out an…

Stronger 3.0 277

Inspiration: TGIF! A big mix here with a little bit of everything. The new Kiesza and TobyMac (and Fifth Harmony) tracks are great for a group ride inside…check them out. Time to get on with the weekend… Genre: Alternative, Christian, Country, Electronic/Dance, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 48 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm up…

The Warrior 276

Inspiration: This past week I final took my first Les Mills RPM Indoor Cycling class. The Grand Rapids area YMCA has been rolling out many of the Les Mills group ex programs (BodyCombat, BodyPump, Body Flow…and RPM) since early this year along side all other “free style” classes previously offered. My class was a good…

Heatwave Run and Weds Spin Playlist.

Originally posted on thedancingrunner:
7 mile heatwave run done this morning. Holy heat and humidity…this was a tough one but I always feel happy to be done! Thankfully I got it done before the triple digits hit later today. Let’s get straight to this week’s spin playlist! One of my favorite things I love about…

Nothing Left 275

Inspiration: Now that I have over a 90 minute round trip commute Monday through Thursday (yes…Fridays off and a THREE DAY WEEKEND!), I have more time to listen to music and find those perfect tunes for sprints, jumps, hills, runs, rolling hills, warmups and cool downs! Here’s a 60 minute mix for my classes this…

I Can Feel It 274

Inspiration: This week exercise your visualization skills, along with your body. FEEL the bike, the road, the music, the energy…FEEL the ride [inside]. You can’t help but feel all these great tracks, including: You Know You Like It, One More, Children of the Wild, Thunderstruck, With or Without You. Thanks for following & sharing…make August…