W, for the WIN! 535

All the W's...for the WIN (from Washington DC)!

Pride Ride 192

Found this THEME RIDE from 2014…I think it’ll work just fine for PRIDE MONTH 2022!

...it's all about Studio Cycling!

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Inspiration: Over the last several weeks there’s been a steady PRIDE buzz with many events happening from coast to coast. West Michigan’s 2014 day was last Saturday, June 14th. Here’s a mix that works great for an intense 45 minute ride…with Pride!
Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop.
Approximate time: 48 minutes
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Warm up – Proud – Proud
Seated / Standing Flat – Wings – Wings – Single
Seated / Standing Hill – Rainbow – Who You Are (Platinum Edition)
Sprints – Get Outta My Way – Aphrodite (Deluxe Experience Edition)
Seated Hill and Running with Resistance – Born This Way – Born This Way (Bonus Track Version)
Jumps – Do My Thing (feat. Janelle Monáe) – All of Me (Deluxe Version)
Standing Hill – Pride and Joy – The Essential Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
Seated / Standing Hill – Runnin’ – Trespassing (Deluxe Version)

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Great Wide Open: SPINdurance 2019.6 470

Thanks to the Covid pandemic, haven’t done one of these extended ENDURANCE RIDES since March 2019! Anyone else missing these intensely fun 90-minute training rides…or have you been doing them at home or in the studio?

...it's all about Studio Cycling!

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 have to be the 45- and 60-minute rides INSIDE.

Genre:  Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock

Duration:  96 minutes

Playlist and Summary Ride Profile: 

Warm up – Great Wide Open / Thirty Seconds To Mars

Alt. Seated / Standing Flat – MIA / Bad Bunny, Drake

Continued Climb, transitions to quick flat – Only You / UNKLE, Wil Malone, Miink

Seated climb…steady pace and gear – I’m Just Being Honest / Weezer

Standing Flat & Seated Sprints (3X @ 30-40s) – Fire Alarm / Castlecomer

Seated Climb with increasing resistance – Better Days / Southside…

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Pumped Up: The PEACEMAKER Ride 522

Not your everyday THEME RIDE, but I like it for something different from my typical ride mix. And if you’re a classic rock ‘n roller, you will too! If you haven’t seen HBO Max’s DC series staring John Cena as Chris Smith (aka Peacemaker), it MIGHT be worth checking out. 🤣 The series soundtrack is … Continue reading Pumped Up: The PEACEMAKER Ride 522

V Day 521

February is the shortest month of the year and yet is packed with month-long themes: Black History, Heart Health, Cancer Prevention, and all-things love, romance, chocolates and flowers. It's also the month when gyms, fitness clubs and cycle studios return to "normal"...after 30+ days into the new year, resolutioners giving up on wide-eyed plans for … Continue reading V Day 521

Further Up: Mr. 305 in the 616 (Pitbull Mix) 502

Inspiration:  The 305 area (South Florida) sounds pretty good now...compared with the 616 area (West Michigan)...and with the newest Pitbull release out, this theme ride sounded like a good idea.  This is also a nod to fellow Miami area cycle instructor Adam Ginsberg (GinsSpins), winding down and enjoying the #onelastdance at RedBike Cycle Studio. Here's … Continue reading Further Up: Mr. 305 in the 616 (Pitbull Mix) 502

Howl At The Moon 🌔🌕🌖 501

Inspiration:  Friday night 1/10/2020...the first full moon of the new decade will surely bring the wolves out! In Grand Rapids, it's also the public reveal of the newest cycle studio to hit the fitness, health & wellness scene...LUNAR CYCLE!  Over the past several weeks I've been working with 10 other fantastic trainers / instructors and the … Continue reading Howl At The Moon 🌔🌕🌖 501

Wellness Grind: Ready To Go!

http://www.wellnessgrind.com/ready-to-go-playlist-nye/ Wendie, author of the Wellness Grind health, wellness & lifestyle blog shared this with me this morning...take a few minutes to check out this post, playlist and DETAILED ride profile. Wendie puts her heart & soul into these rides...this one will get you READY TO GO! Again, Happy New Year...be well & as always, … Continue reading Wellness Grind: Ready To Go!

Give It To Me (Now!) 499

Inspiration: Are you ready?  2020 is just days away!  I say, GIVE IT TO ME...NOW! Yesterday was Schwinn Power certification day for the Lunar Cycle team with Schwinn Master Instructor Abbie Appel...wow!  If you don't know Abbie, she's just about everywhere online:  AbbieAppel.com, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest...and Spotify!  I'm guessing you've heard of or … Continue reading Give It To Me (Now!) 499