Keep On 493

Inspiration:  Never give up, stay the course, stick with it, hold fast, go for it....KEEP ON! Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Duration:  49 minutes Playlist and Ride Profile: Warm up - Still Ridin' / Yelawolf Alt Seated / Standing Flat - Body Back / Gryffin, Maia Wright Alt Seated / Standing Hill - Better Than … Continue reading Keep On 493

Take What You Want 489

Inspiration:  I used the full 60m and the shorter 45m versions of this POWERful mix for POWER TEST WEEK...the first week of the October.  Since we've used the ICG Power Training on the LifeFitness bikes at DDHY and SNY, I include an extended track (7 or 8 minutes) for members to take a 5m FTP … Continue reading Take What You Want 489

The Rising 486

Inspiration:  Time for a HIIT RIDE! Two versions of THE RISING, named for the Dallas Stars 2016 track.  Several sprint and attack intervals in this ride, along with some steady hill climbs and jumps...and a "free" track.  Each of the 9+ interval tracks has two sets of racing intervals 15-40 seconds. Over the holiday weekend, … Continue reading The Rising 486

Won’t Be Late 485

Inspiration:  It was a busy summer weekend in Grand Rapids, and its time to wind down with a Spin class blog post...and get ready for a busy week ahead!  One of the main attractions this weekend was on the Grand River...the Master's US Rowing National Championships.  Rowers from all over the US gathered in Grand … Continue reading Won’t Be Late 485

Another Level 482

Inspiration:  Taking it to ANOTHER LEVEL each week isn't easy...but it's so worth it!   Thanks to everyone who shows up ready work hard, have fun, and keep moving on the the next level.  I used both versions of this playlist/ride profile last Friday and Saturday...two amazing classes.  Saturday's class was the full hour version and … Continue reading Another Level 482

Truth 480

Inspiration:  Go INSIDE and find TRUTH, and a TRUE BURN!  Since I first heard Trapdoor's Bison (2016) a week ago, I couldn't wait to get it on a ride playlist...check it out!  Other favorites include the new Mark Ronson / Alicia Key's collaboration (title track), the Monsta X / French Montana collaboration (WHO DO U … Continue reading Truth 480

Turn It Up 479

Inspiration:  We're about halfway through 2019...so "you better TURN IT UP!"  These three words remind me of the SoulCycle promo from 2017...and you don't have to be a fan of SoulCycle to be inspired by this short video.   For this 45+ minute ride, get your CREW together and get ready to burn some cals!  Don't … Continue reading Turn It Up 479

Joy 477

Inspiration:  The Summer '19 Joy Ride starts this Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season!  More than the Bastille title track, several tracks on this ride are a perfect TEN on the Joy scale.  On this ride, expect a mixed terrain Joy Ride with quick intervals on flats and hills...power climbs and steep, … Continue reading Joy 477