Cycling INSIDE the City 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI

Cycling INSIDE the City ...a guide to Studio Cycling in Greater Grand Rapids, MI Over the past 4 years, Grand Rapids has been BOOMING...housing, nightlife, cultural, business, recreation and FITNESS. It's time to take another look at the world of Studio Cycling in Grand Rapids! ___________________________________________________________________________________ 4G Athletic - New since 2016 https://4gathletic.com/ 2141 Port … Continue reading Cycling INSIDE the City 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI

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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

Preparing for your BEST Endurance ride…INSIDE!

We're gearing up for a new ENDURANCE RIDE series at the Greater Grand Rapids YMCA...FTP 90! Demo classes underway this week...the 8-week series officially kicks off next week. In my ongoing preparation for this program, I wanted to share several resources with Y members and other cycling enthusiasts in the community.  These are just a … Continue reading Preparing for your BEST Endurance ride…INSIDE!

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

Notes and other web resources for Endurance rides

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ en·dur·ance /inˈd(y)o͝orəns,enˈd(y)o͝orəns/ noun the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way. "Mary was close to the limit of her endurance in Steve's Endurance Cycling class" synonyms: toleration, tolerance, sufferance, forbearance, patience, acceptance ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Year after year, January through March is prime time for Endurance Rides in the Cycle Studio! These 90-minute … Continue reading Notes and other web resources for Endurance rides

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

Champions of Studio Cycling

Continuing with the theme of post #425, here are some of the noteworthy Champions of studio cycling and some related resources. These are just a few of the many advocates, proponents, promoters, and supporters. Fitness research, instructor education & certification Spinning / Mad Dogg Athletics https://spinning.com/getting-started/ Be a SPINNING instructor video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiSZ0D5GlGU Les Mills (RPM … Continue reading Champions of Studio Cycling

Are you a Spotify Premium subscriber (or planning to be)?

Open Spotify, search STEVE CANUM and my info should appear under PROFILES. Or better yet, you can follow this link: https://open.spotify.com/user/1245380664?si=PN5-_Q5ZRCa1njW5LOKSaA Spotify offers a variety of options...which change periodically, including: 30-day FREE Premium subscription 50% savings for Students A great Family Plan https://spotify.com