Good Morning 429

Inspiration: Here’s your GOOD Morning Ride! So many good tracks to check out here…whether your ride is at the start of your day, or closer to the end of your day. For the most part, I have a heavy AM schedule with several classes starting no later than 9:15AM four days a week…just one scheduled […]

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Man on a Mission 427

Inspiration: It’s been several weeks since cycle instructor and all-around athlete Matt Garbarino prepared his Guest Post for this blog. Matt is about halfway into his RUN ACROSS MICHIGAN, to pay tribute to and raise awareness of fallen law officers and their surviving family and friends. Matt has truly been on a MISSION for months […]

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Rise 426

Inspiration: A new month on the calendar today and time to RISE to the opportunity a new month can bring…day by day, make it your best month of the year. 2018 will be half over by the end of these 30 days in June. It can be overwhelming how quickly time passes, so just live […]

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Class Schedule: Summer 2018

The UN-official start of summer is here…and in Grand Rapids, MI it’ll be hot and humid through Memorial Day. Summer group fitness and cycling schedules at the GR-area YMCA’s start rolling out over the next week or two…LET’S RIDE! WOLVERINE WORLDWIDE FAMILY YMCA / Belmont – MON 5:10 – 6:10AM – FRI 9:15 – 10:00AM […]

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(Be A) Champion 425

Inspiration: CHAMPION: cham·pi·on, CHampēən, a person who fights or argues for a cause or on behalf of someone else, EX. “a champion of group fitness & studio cycling” synonyms: advocate, proponent, promoter, supporter, defender, upholder, backer Genre: Alternative, Country, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 61 minutes SPINlist and Summary Ride Profile: Warm up – New Light […]

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I’ll Be There 424

Inspiration: For the Cycle Instructor in me, this is a bittersweet time of year. Summer is MY season and I love all 100 days of Michigan Summertime. It’s also that time of year when class numbers fall off and fewer classes are on the schedule. Regardless of all that’s going on OUTSIDE and no matter […]

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Group Fitness, Spinning, and Dancing with a “LOCAL STAR”: A Guest Blog Post by Francine 423

For my “DAY JOB”, I serve as the CFO for a wonderful non-profit organization that serves older adults in a three-county region along the lake shore in western Michigan…Senior Resources of West Michigan. Nearly 100 people work for this AREA AGENCY ON AGING, one of 16 in the state of Michigan (there are 623 sister […]

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