Next week Monday will be my last time in Cycle Studio for a couple of weeks, and I thought I try something different before heading out of town to visit family on Michigan's eastside and the Sunshine State. This will have an added element of class participation. The only tracks I'm planning on for sure … Continue reading Random Ride…Spin the wheel & SPIN 2 WIN!
WHM ’23: Women in support of Studio Cycling
WHM '23 - Celebrating women featured in FOR THE RIDE INSIDE!
Better Together: Women’s History Month 2023 – Endurance Mix 549
IT'S MARCH...Let's celebrate women, wellness, and STUDIO CYCLING with this 90-minute Endurance Ride!
Caffeine & Cycling performance
I spotted an article teaser from The New York Times: Scientists agree that drinking coffee before working out can improve performance. But it’s important to know the potential downsides and how to best use coffee to your advantage. Here's how to use coffee correctly before a workout...https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/02/well/move/caffeine-workout-exercise.html If you like the pictured mug, check this … Continue reading Caffeine & Cycling performance
I Know Whatcha Want 547
Happy President's Day Weekend...all three days of it! WANT MORE TIME OFF...paid time off! (Not so) sadly, I won't be ON for my regular 6PM class on Monday, but I'll be back from the cottage and back in the saddle for the Sunday (2/26) Endurance Cycling class at Mary Free Bed YMCA (10:30-noon). And for … Continue reading I Know Whatcha Want 547
ClassPass for Studio Cycling…and more!
Since 2013, ClassPass has been a great option for fitness enthusiasts to enjoy the benefits and unique vibe of boutique fitness studios without juggling multiple (and costly) memberships...in large metro markets, like NYC, LA, Chicago, and Miami. I just learned that ClassPass is also in Grand Rapids and other large cities through out Michigan (since … Continue reading ClassPass for Studio Cycling…and more!
Whole Lotta Love: Valentine’s Day Ride 545
This mix is 100% pure LOVE...isn't it crazy what LOVE can do? Ride Profile & Playlist: Warm-up: Love in This Club / Usher, Jeezy Combo flat: 100% Pure Love / Years & Years Attacks on a hill: Real Love / Dillon Francis, Aleyna Tilki Quick flat w/ Jumps: Tainted Love / Soft Cell Power Climb: … Continue reading Whole Lotta Love: Valentine’s Day Ride 545
Settle The Score: Super Bowl LVII Mix 544
Time for the BIG GAME...let's go for a BIG BAD-ASS RIDE!
Calling all Theme Riders…
February may be the shortest month of the year in terms of days...for indoor cycling, it's one of the BIGGEST months of the year! Theme rides are one of the biggest attractions for instructors and riders based on TEN YEARS of clicks at FOR THE RIDE INSIDE. My theme ride posts helped this blog land … Continue reading Calling all Theme Riders…
Make You Better 543
I often ask for music suggestions after each class...genres, artists, or specific tracks, but seldom get any takers. Well, last week after class I got a subtle ask for some music from The Decemberists. Building the profile and playlist for this ride has been a fun project this past week! By now, I'm guessing you've … Continue reading Make You Better 543