Truth 480

Inspiration:  Go INSIDE and find TRUTH, and a TRUE BURN!  Since I first heard Trapdoor's Bison (2016) a week ago, I couldn't wait to get it on a ride playlist...check it out!  Other favorites include the new Mark Ronson / Alicia Key's collaboration (title track), the Monsta X / French Montana collaboration (WHO DO U … Continue reading Truth 480

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Turn It Up 479

Inspiration:  We're about halfway through 2019...so "you better TURN IT UP!"  These three words remind me of the SoulCycle promo from 2017...and you don't have to be a fan of SoulCycle to be inspired by this short video.   For this 45+ minute ride, get your CREW together and get ready to burn some cals!  Don't … Continue reading Turn It Up 479

Wednesday Poll: Ride Ready?

Whether you're an instructor or a participant, this applies to everyone...in the hour or so BEFORE your class / ride, what do you eat or drink for that added kick? On this subject...from MEN'S JOURNAL https://www.mensjournal.com/health-fitness/the-10-best-pre-workout-foods-you-can-eat/     Results of last POLL: What is your Indoor Cycling Instructor certification? Answer Percent Spinning / Mad Dogg … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Ride Ready?

Fire Alarm 478

Inspiration:  After discovering SPOTIFY's The New Alt playlist, I was inspired to create this all-alternative playlist.  Other than a few hills, this is mostly a quick-paced ride with a variety of jumps, sprints and other high-cadence stretches.  If you're looking for a shorter 45m class format, there's an ALTERNATIVE version for that too.  Several new … Continue reading Fire Alarm 478

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…

Joy 477

Inspiration:  The Summer '19 Joy Ride starts this Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season!  More than the Bastille title track, several tracks on this ride are a perfect TEN on the Joy scale.  On this ride, expect a mixed terrain Joy Ride with quick intervals on flats and hills...power climbs and steep, … Continue reading Joy 477

All This Power 476

Inspiration:  It's been a crazy couple of weeks...and about that long since my last post.  This profile has changed from a full hour, to a 45m ride...and back to a full hour, just in time for Monday morning Happy Hour (HOUR OF POWER) at the Wolverine Worldwide YMCA...less than 8 hours from now.  I don't have … Continue reading All This Power 476

Cycle Studio & Rider Feature – April 2019: LOVE Cycling Studio & Anna D.

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.

awesoME! 475

Inspiration:  Who's awesome?  YOU ARE! "...you can't spell AWESOME without (WE and) ME". We'll send off APRIL with this AWESOME ride and playlist....even though I won't be using it for most of my classes until May.  I have a 7+ minute section set for POWER TESTING, for all my POWER TRAINING classes during the first week … Continue reading awesoME! 475