My knack for coaching started at a young age. Let's just say, I was the gym class all-star and have always loved sports and competition. My dad was and still is very active and competitive, so I guess I can thank him for those traits. I started practicing Gymnastics at the age of nine. That … Continue reading Guest Post: Nicole Shannon, Lunar Cycle Instructor
So even before the Coronavirus quarantine…have you ever dreamed of having your own in-home gym? You can walk in and use it whenever you want? No line, no check in, you can even workout in your pajamas! Treadmill, stationary bike, free weights...all for you. Also though, there’s no accountability, no community. You quickly find that … Continue reading Guest Post: Diane Smith, Lunar Cycle Instructor
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
A quick final post for the month of April... Unfortunately, my lead for a guest blog post this month was not able to make the April deadline, leaving me empty-handed for a guest blog post this month. Google search to the rescue! I found this Austin Texas Indoor Cycling Studio and Anna, their "Student Ambassador" … Continue reading Cycle Studio & Rider Feature – April 2019: LOVE Cycling Studio & Anna D.
Post-PFP ride selfie: Marnie with Dave and Nina in the Cycle Studio, David D. Hunting YMCA, Grand Rapids, MI This month I needed some help with the guest post, so I connected with one of the rock star cycling instructors at the local YMCA...Marnie Linna. Marnie's a Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise & Cycling Instructor...and … Continue reading The POWER of Pedaling…for Parkinson’s: A Guest Blog Post by Bill M.
Well...I've been urging Beth to contribute a post for months now and so here we FINALLY have it! I've had the pleasure of knowing and riding with Beth for nearly as long as I've been an instructor / member at the local YMCA (about 5 years now!). Like many west Michiganders, when given the option, … Continue reading You’re never too old to enjoy your childhood: A Guest Blog Post by Beth L.
For January's Guest Post, I am so happy that this regular rider took time to share a special message. (BTW...by "regular" I mean FREQUENT, certainly not ordinary!). We share an ear for music and a passion for the power of cycling. Take just a few minutes to meet RJ... I was just 20 years old … Continue reading Riding As A Lifestyle: A Guest Blog Post by RJ
It's December, and while the days may be getting shorter...working out inside is on the rise! Good thing we have 31 days this month...it's a busy month that will go by quickly. This post is a great way to kick off the new month, another GUEST BLOG POST! I have a BIG THANKS to Dave, … Continue reading Why I Cycle…From Indoors to Outdoors to Beyond: A Guest Blog Post by Dave Ringle
Jon is an indoor cycling enthusiast in Durham, North Carolina...and this month's guest contributor! You might remember Jon from an earlier post, last summer: https://fortherideinside.com/2018/07/25/happy-hump-day-🤣/ SPINNING is for Everyone The tree canopies are yellow and orange, the temperature has dropped into the 40s, and Home Depot features Christmas trees at the entrance to the store. You know what that means - Spin Season! … Continue reading SPINNING is for Everyone: A Guest Blog Post by Jon Holt
After a year of monthly posts featuring Studio Cycling instructors, it's about time to switch things up and hear from class participants! This month, starting with a local class regular...also a dedicated outdoor cyclist, Rob Teves. I've known Rob for a few years now and can usually count on him kicking up the gear, diggin' … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Why I RIDE INSIDE, Rob T.