All In: SPINdurance 2019 455

Inspiration:  Happy Saturday WEEKEND WARRIORS!  We had a strong showing at the Spartan Stores YMCA Endurance Cycle DEMO Ride this morning!   About 20 riders, 19 tracks, and 90 minutes of work centered on the SWEET SPOT (spans upper Zone 3 to lower Zone 4)...goal was: Zone 1 (White): 5%...Zone 2 (Blue): 10-15%...Zone 3 (Green): 30%...Zone 4 … Continue reading All In: SPINdurance 2019 455

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Class Schedule: Fall 2018

It's time to FALL into a new fitness routine...be sure it includes Studio Cycling. Late September and into early October, both DDH and Spartan Stores YMCA branches will update their Cycle Studios with new Life Fitness IC-6 bikes and introduction of the Coach By Color method. This will be a great addition to the Greater … Continue reading Class Schedule: Fall 2018

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 … Continue reading I’ll Be There 424

Class Schedule: Winter 2016/17 …and FLYWHEEL Update 3.0

2017 is gonna be SPINTASTIC at YMCA locations throughout Greater Grand Rapids! Starting this week, 90 minute Endurance Rides are on the schedule Sunday afternoons. Let's go for a RIDE! WOLVERINE WORLDWIDE YMCA / Belmont - MON 5:10 - 6:10AM - SUN 1:00 - 2:30PM Endurance Ride (rotation schedule) DAVID D. HUNTING YMCA / Downtown … Continue reading Class Schedule: Winter 2016/17 …and FLYWHEEL Update 3.0

TEST RIDE: Fzique – Grand Rapids

Since my visit to Allegro Coaching, I heard from someone in one of my cycling classes about another cycling studio in town...Fzique. After some more searching, found their website and made plans for a studio visit. Fzique opened late April 2014 and continues to build their "community" by way of social networking (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) … Continue reading TEST RIDE: Fzique – Grand Rapids

Schedule: June / July 2014

So HAPPY to be back on the early AM crew at Spartan Stores YMCA, along with Matt, Ro, Margaret and Melissa...best way to start your day! The new schedule starts next week and runs through mid July. Spartan Stores YMCA – WED 6:00-6:45PM (Intermediate) – THR 5:15-6:00AM (Intermediate) See YMCA website for full Studio Cycling … Continue reading Schedule: June / July 2014

Schedule: May ’13

May is also National Mental Health Month. Consider supporting organizations like Hope Network Behavioral Health Services, based in West Michigan, serving hundreds of individuals with a variety of mental health conditions...from Ottawa County to Bay County. ...and in support of you own mental and physical health, SPIN often! Spartan Stores YMCA – MON 7:00PM (5/6) … Continue reading Schedule: May ’13

Cycling in the City

What organization offers more than 75 spinning classes weekly*, throughout greater Grand Rapids? The YMCA of Greater GR! • David D. Hunting (Downtown Grand Rapids) • Spartan Stores (Wyoming / Byron Center) – An Official Spinning® Facility • Wolverine World Wide Family (Rockford) • Visser Family (Grandville) • Southeast (Forest Hills / Cascade) Find out … Continue reading Cycling in the City