Wanted 471

Inspiration:   This may be your MOST WANTED ride & playlist for April!  So much great, current music here...and a BURNER 60-minute ride profile too.  I recently discovered an artist that I love for her motivational, get fired-up music, RAYELLE!  Like many good finds...Rayelle's GET READY is from a TV commercial...this one from the current Samsung … Continue reading Wanted 471

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The POWER of Pedaling…for Parkinson’s: A Guest Blog Post by Bill M.

Post-PFP ride selfie:  Marnie with Dave and Nina in the Cycle Studio, David D. Hunting YMCA, Grand Rapids, MI This month I needed some help with the guest post, so I connected with one of the rock star cycling instructors at the local YMCA...Marnie Linna.  Marnie's a Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise & Cycling Instructor...and … Continue reading The POWER of Pedaling…for Parkinson’s: A Guest Blog Post by Bill M.

Great Wide Open: SPINdurance 2019.6 470

Inspiration:  Tonight was the last FTP 90 of the season...this was a good final ride into Spring, Summer and Fall rides outside.  Many tracks are based on suggested artists and genres from the FTP 90 Tuesday night regulars!  It's been a great ride since late January when we started offering these endurance classes...until the fall it'll … Continue reading Great Wide Open: SPINdurance 2019.6 470

Get Dat 469

Inspiration:  Taking this for a SPIN soon...should be a BURNER with just over an hour of great tunes...19 in all!  Have an awesome weekend...the first of Spring for everyone north of the equator.  ENJOY THE RIDE! Genre:  Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Duration:  62 minutes Playlist and Summary Ride Profile:  -01- Good Time / Ocean Park Standoff Settle in, … Continue reading Get Dat 469

Something in the Air: SPINdurance 2019.5 467 & FTP 90 LIVE Ride 468

Inspiration:  Only one more SCHEDULED FTP 90 / Endurance Ride next week...but we are working on extending these rides through April!  More to come... This is our ride from a couple weeks ago (YES...running behind on my posts).  Until the ride we did this week, Something in the Air was my favorite endurance ride this year.  … Continue reading Something in the Air: SPINdurance 2019.5 467 & FTP 90 LIVE Ride 468

No Regrets 466

Inspiration:  Ride with NO REGRETS!  Don't regret missing the details below...including these FAVORITE (and all current) tracks from Warm-up to Cool-down:  Finest Hour, No Sleep, Freak, Survivor, Sucker, One, Reason, One Less Day (see the Video!), Give It To Me, Talk About It, No Regrets, Peer Pressure Balkan Disco, and Life Must Go On...All of … Continue reading No Regrets 466

A Look Back: March 2013 #52

On this Throwback Thursday, this Look Back goes to the early days of this blog...when it was called steve:spin:list and I had less than a year in the saddle as an instructor. Seal's Amazing, Madonna's Give It 2 Me, and The Killers Mr. Brightside are favorites used on many rides! Check out IT'S TIME...#52 March … Continue reading A Look Back: March 2013 #52

Wednesday Poll: Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification

As an indoor cycling instructor with any reputable studio, keeping your certification current is not an option.  Good to know that instructors have many options to choose from...depending on the requirements of your studio.  I have only been certified through the Spinning / Mad Dogg...the original indoor cycling program developed by John Baudhuin and Johnny … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification