spINTENSITY: Keep it under control!

With 2020 well underway...a flood of new, returning fitness-seekers are HIITing gyms, fitness studios and CYCLE STUDIOS everywhere.  Many unaware of or uneducated about how to effectively manage the intensity of their fitness activity.  I'll review a few common tools and techniques for keeping it safe. RPE: Rating of Perceived Exertion The most basic technique … Continue reading spINTENSITY: Keep it under control!

Why I Ride Inside…Lunar Cycle Owners Share Their Stories AND A Look Back: Instructor Guest Blogger Updates

I love hearing stories about how indoor cycling has been a life changer (even a life saver)!  Read on for two such stories from the owners and co-founders of Lunar Cycle, a new boutique indoor cycle studio set to open in Grand Rapids next month (January 2020).  If you follow most posts here...you should already … Continue reading Why I Ride Inside…Lunar Cycle Owners Share Their Stories AND A Look Back: Instructor Guest Blogger Updates

The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part II

Part II continues from Part I, covering a brief history of Indoor Cycling...starting in the 1990's, and revisiting the fitness, health and wellness benefits of Studio Cycling that exist today. So much is underway behind the scenes right now, preparing for a launch event in January 2020... https://www.lunarcyclestudio.com/ The Future of Indoor Cycling in Grand … Continue reading The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part II

Rules of the RIDE…INSIDE

We're just weeks away from the perennial busy season in the fitness industry!  Here are sixteen pointers to make the most of your next (maybe your FIRST) cycle class. - Arrive about 7-10 minutes prior to scheduled start time to get set-up and start a light warm up (if its your first time, make it … Continue reading Rules of the RIDE…INSIDE

Indoor Cycling: Guide to Ride & 2020 Studio Preview (Grand Rapids, MI Edition)

Its been less than a year since my last update on Studio Cycling options in Grand Rapids, but with holiday gift-giving and New Year resolution planning, I thought it would be a great time for an update.  So, whether you're looking for yourself or someone on your holiday shopping list...you have more than a dozen … Continue reading Indoor Cycling: Guide to Ride & 2020 Studio Preview (Grand Rapids, MI Edition)

Magic- For the Ride Inside’s Steve Canum celebrates a birthday- new year & new motivation – Wellness Grind

For the Ride Inside's Steve Canum discusses the pillars of wellness, his journey to keep fit, and how he shares his passion for indoor cycling via his blog. — Read on wellnessgrind.com/steve-canum/ THANKS SO MUCH WENDIE / WELLNESS GRIND FOR THE INVITATION TO JOIN YOU AND OTHERS FOR YOUR LAUNCH WEEK...BE WELL and BEST WISHES … Continue reading Magic- For the Ride Inside’s Steve Canum celebrates a birthday- new year & new motivation – Wellness Grind

Are Those Push-Ups in My Indoor Cycling Class Actually Doing Anything? | SELF

Indoor cycling class is a great cardio workout, but I've been wondering: Do push-up on the bike do anything? Or do I have permission to stop doing them? — Read on http://www.self.com/story/push-ups-indoor-cycling-class