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

Wednesday Poll: Theme Rides

On the eve of Valentine's Day 2019, I got to thinking about theme rides for cycling class...a popular topic on various blogs and social media. IT'S WEDNESDAY, so here's THE POLL...   A quick recap of results of the poll on Class Formats: By far, the classic "SPINNING" experience was the most popular format at 43% … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Theme Rides

Wednesday Poll: Studio Cycling class format

Back in the day, if you said you were going to SPIN CLASS, most people had a good idea of what that meant.  Today, with all the amazing and varied options...indoor cycling comes in many shapes and sizes.  Today's POLL:  share your favorite format(s)...either as a rider/participant or as an instructor/coach. I found the following … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Studio Cycling class format

Wednesday Poll: Music Streaming Services

Your music tracklist is the key to a great ride inside!  Over the years options for group fitness instructors have evolved, including:  cassette tapes, CDs, mp3 players, purchased content (i.e. iTunes), streamed content (i.e. Spotify).   There has been a lot of activity in the realm of music streaming services and things to consider include:  cost, … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Music Streaming Services

Wednesday Poll: Cycling Shoes

Practically every sport, indoor or outdoor, has a uniquely designed shoe to maximize performance and comfort…and reduce risk of injury. Indoor cycling isn’t any different.  While a shoe that's specific to indoor studio cycling isn't common, mountain biking shoes tend to be the best option for your RIDE INSIDE! When shopping for a cycling shoe … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Cycling Shoes

The 2018 Studio Cycling SURVEY Results…and FIND IT!

It's been a while since the last survey (2015!), you can check it out HERE. Before getting into the results, I just wanted to re-post this SoulCycle link.  I play this at the start of class every once in a while (like this morning's class)...it's so inspiring, motivating, and SO TRUE!  Check it out for … Continue reading The 2018 Studio Cycling SURVEY Results…and FIND IT!

Nearly SIX years…and counting (and still Spinnin’)

I just received my annual subscription invoice for my website domain name…reminding me that another year of studio cycling and blogging has quickly passed! This fall will mark the start of YEAR #7…should be the best year yet! Like many other bloggers and indoor cycling instructors, I often thought about wrapping up this gig and … Continue reading Nearly SIX years…and counting (and still Spinnin’)

Fall 2015 Rider Survey RESULTS

Here's an update to an earlier post: ____________________________________________ With the new schedule underway, I want to know more about what will KEEP you coming back for MORE! Please take a quick 3-5 minutes to complete this anonymous 10-question survey, via SURVEY MONKEY.  I'll use this feedback to rock your ride. Thanks...see you soon! http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/383VG2T ____________________________________________ … Continue reading Fall 2015 Rider Survey RESULTS

Ride Requests

Do you have a great track on YOUR playlist that's ride worthy? Comment below with details about the title, artist and genre. What is your favorite terrain, movement/position during your ride...hills, flat road, seated, standing, sprints, jumps, running with resistance? Comment below. Do you have a suggested ride profile that would work well with a … Continue reading Ride Requests