Here We Come 441

Inspiration: This is PRE-LAUNCH week for two updated studios / studio cycling programs at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. Two of the five branches are in the process of updating the studio, equipment and instruction methods this week…kicking off the new program next Monday, October 8th! The new equipment is LifeFitness / IC-6 indoor […]

Read More Here We Come 441

Fearless…Stronger…Better 440

Inspiration: The full hour ride covers all nine SPINNING movements and should torch 100’s of calories along the way. A strong EDM spin on this one too…4 tracks from David Guetta’s 7 that hit Spotify last Friday. If you can’t checkout all the tracks here, then listen to my top 5: Burn Out, Just a […]

Read More Fearless…Stronger…Better 440

Imagination 438

Inspiration: With each ride I routinely remind riders about the power of visualization, along with other prompts to check form, comfort level, cadence, etc. It’s remarkable what the combined impact of music and imagination in a group exercise setting can have on your effort and output. A web search on this topic will return several […]

Read More Imagination 438

Are You Ready 437

Inspiration: Ready or NOT…end of summer is near and about time to get back in that routine of things. It’a all good though, just ENJOY THE RIDE! Enjoy these tunes too…like the opening track from Jess Glynne (my current addiction!), Shame, Best I Ever Had (a regular repeater), Ching Ching, a new Calvin Harris / […]

Read More Are You Ready 437

The Crazy Ones 432

Inspiration: Here’s to US! Some powerful tracks for intense sprints, climbs, jumps, rolling hills and runs! Favorites include: Tear It Down, Natural, The Crazy Ones, Come This Far, Sanctuary and Happy Now. Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 62 minutes SPOTIFY SpinList: 60m version 45m version Natural – Imagine Dragons …Health Benefits of Cycling […]

Read More The Crazy Ones 432

The Journey 431

Inspiration: Just took THE JOURNEY for a test ride this morning at 7:30…and for an encore ride at 10:15. With all the positive feedback (and sweat on the floor), this is my new FAVORITE RIDE! More of a rock theme on this one…but still a good variety for a crowd-pleaser. I NEVER use a track […]

Read More The Journey 431