TGIF! Random thoughts about indoor cycling…

Without a guest post (again), I found SEVEN interesting resources and stories to share.  AND...if you are a regular indoor rider, and can put your thoughts on the keyboard...let's connect!  Email me at Steve@ForTheRideInside.com, and we'll set up a guest blog post on FOR THE RIDE INSIDE soon. #1 - Whether you're a first timer, … Continue reading TGIF! Random thoughts about indoor cycling…

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Studio Cycling…a first-timer’s 7-point guide to ENJOY THE RIDE!

If you're thinking about trying an indoor cycling class or know someone who is, the following points will help you get the most out of your first few classes, and get you hooked on studio cycling...for life! Phone (or text) a friend Connect with a friend, family member or co-worker and check out a class … Continue reading Studio Cycling…a first-timer’s 7-point guide to ENJOY THE RIDE!

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

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

Cycling in the City: NYC Edition

Planning a trip to NYC in the near future? Check out this post via Racked NY - Workout Wednesday. Many studios offer a complimentary first ride. Hey, Indoor Cycling Studios: What's Your 'Thing'? Wednesday, July 2, 2014, by Laura Gurfein

Go for a Virtual Ride!

If you can find about 45 minutes to get away…try this: Plug into to Spotify (http://open.spotify.com/user/1245380664/playlist/6mrd7FCkgGfWXa2ojRj2Tk), close your eyes, listen to these tunes and go for a virtual ride. Starting with a warm up…ending with a cool down and full body stretch, imagine a long stretch of road that is filled with a variety of … Continue reading Go for a Virtual Ride!

For indoor cycling enthusiasts, from Spinning.com

A good variety of resources: http://www.spinning.com/en/enthusiasts Must see...these SAFE RIDING tips (2010) should not be ignored! http://www.spinning.com/file/download/tinymce_file_browser/99/Keep_it_Safe.pdf Periodization, from Johnny G (2003)...just right for any New Year! http://www.spinning.com/file/download/tinymce_file_browser/36/Periodization.pdf

What to expect at your first class…

A couple articles found on the web... From Greatist, Know Before You Go... http://greatist.com/fitness/know-before-you-go-spin-class-042612/ Another... Indoor Cycle / Spinning Class (Portions taken from http://www.fitnessgear101.com) Indoor cycles or studio cycles (or Spinners) help to strengthen your cardiovascular abilities, tone your glutes, calves, thighs and in addition, are an excellent way to get those legs slim and … Continue reading What to expect at your first class…