Fire’t Up 490

Inspiration:  There's a chill in the air outside...things are heating up inside and we're having a good ride with this new mix.  There are two versions posted below, the summary ride profile is for the 45 minute class.  The mix is named for the Brantley Gilbert track...a little something for country music fans.  Plenty of … Continue reading Fire’t Up 490

Take What You Want 489

Inspiration:  I used the full 60m and the shorter 45m versions of this POWERful mix for POWER TEST WEEK...the first week of the October.  Since we've used the ICG Power Training on the LifeFitness bikes at DDHY and SNY, I include an extended track (7 or 8 minutes) for members to take a 5m FTP … Continue reading Take What You Want 489

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

Music Feels Better 332

Inspiration: Several tracks from New Music Friday on Spotify last week. The notable tracks include: Betty Who's redux of I Love You Always Forever, Star by Skillet, GREAT NIGHT by NEEDTOBREATHE, Good Girls by Elle King, We Are Better Together by Art Nation, and local favorite...Michigan by Arms Akimbo. Some other great tracks on repeat … Continue reading Music Feels Better 332

Best Thing 297

Inspiration: We all know it...we it comes to an all-around great fitness routine, Indoor Cycling is the BEST THING going! Great music, challenging ride profiles and coaching, no-judgment zone, intense interval work, challenging endurance rides, mind-body connection, solid core training, amazing cardiovascular workout...you get it! Make a great thing even better by mixing in some … Continue reading Best Thing 297

Best I Ever Had 237

Inspiration: This is the playlist/profile from my Sunday AM class the other day. Unfortunately the day was off to a frantic start as I slept through both alarms and had to make a 40 minute commute in under 30 minutes to get there by scheduled start time. Fortunately I made it safe & sound and … Continue reading Best I Ever Had 237

Team (Best of 2014) 229

Inspiration: 2014 has come and gone as quickly as the flywheel spins! I hope it was a great year for you and your friends, family and fitness followers! Here's a quick update on my year of indoor cycling and blogging...and a playlist of some favorite tracks used in classes this year: 23 tracks and 82 … Continue reading Team (Best of 2014) 229