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

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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

2018…see ya!

2018 was a great year for Studio Cycling around the world…interest continues to grow at a strong pace with more boutique studios opening, more in-home fitness and live streamed classes (Peloton...I know of 3 people that took delivery in 2018), and new class formats.  I like this video post from the CEO of Peloton (December … Continue reading 2018…see ya!

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

Why SPOTIFY? My TOP TEN list…

I've been a Premium Spotify user for over 3 years now...looking forward to years and years of more great streaming with this awesome on demand music service! With recent news of Pandora's new PREMIUM plan and more than a year since Apple launched their APPLE MUSIC plan, SPOTIFY still rules in my Cycle Classes! (and … Continue reading Why SPOTIFY? My TOP TEN list…

My TOP 5 Blogs For YOUR Ride Inside

With this post, I celebrate fellow fitness / indoor cycling bloggers! There are many more than the ones included here, but these are my TOP FIVE. If you haven’t checked them out yet…start today. You can also find many on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram. For each one I include a brief introduction, a link … Continue reading My TOP 5 Blogs For YOUR Ride Inside

Sunday Funnies:  The Blacklist update

For any other Blacklist followers, Season 3 resumes this week (but you already knew that).   I remembered a scene from earlier this season and managed to get the clip on YouTube.  If you don't watch NBC's Blacklist (and you should), but you like SNL's Leslie Jones or enjoy a little Spin Class humor...CHECK THIS … Continue reading Sunday Funnies:  The Blacklist update

Cycling INSIDE the City – 2015 / 2016 Update

Cycling INSIDE the City …from A to Y, your guide to Studio Cycling in Greater Grand Rapids MI The options for indoor cycling in West Michigan are better than ever! Make 2016 your year to get into Indoor / Studio Cycling! Keep in mind that all locations offer no-cost or low-cost options to check out … Continue reading Cycling INSIDE the City – 2015 / 2016 Update

Introducing: The Mary Free Bed YMCA!

With all the recent events associated with the opening of this one-of-a-kind, $31M facility, I wanted to share some of the BUZZ with all of you! Check out the following links to news, pictures and videos of the newest west Michigan YMCA facility...The Mary Free Bed YMCA: Take a look inside the new Mary Free … Continue reading Introducing: The Mary Free Bed YMCA!