Won’t Be Late 485

Inspiration:  It was a busy summer weekend in Grand Rapids, and its time to wind down with a Spin class blog post...and get ready for a busy week ahead!  One of the main attractions this weekend was on the Grand River...the Master's US Rowing National Championships.  Rowers from all over the US gathered in Grand … Continue reading Won’t Be Late 485

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Focus 293

Inspiration: Friday may be my OFF day from the "day job", but I was ON for subbing a mid-morning spin class this week! As I was getting ready to pull things together this AM, I remembered another NEW MUSIC FRIDAY update was available on SPOTIFY, so I quickly pulled together a fresh playlist with some … Continue reading Focus 293

…Faster 280

Inspiration: Surprise...lots of quick footed sprinting on tap for this ride, with a few hills along the way to mix it up. Thanks to fellow Y instructor Marcia for the tip on Andrew Ripp and a few great riding tracks, including Falling Faster for a sweet warm up. Cole's Memories is one of several great … Continue reading …Faster 280

Don’t Stop Me Now 251

Inspiration: Spotify's New Music Tuesday was one of the BEST updates this week. A few tracks included in this 45-minute ride spinlist, along with some other current and classic favorites. Have a GOOD TIME! Genre: Pop, Rock, Alternative, Dance. Approximate time: 46 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm up - Turn Your Light on … Continue reading Don’t Stop Me Now 251

Synchronize 233

Inspiration: I picked up a few classes to sub this past week, so I had a few extra rides/playlists to put together. This one is for the standard 45 minute class and includes some good finds...thanks to Spotify! Grand Rapids hosted Jukebox The Ghost for a concert last week, so I found a good track from their … Continue reading Synchronize 233

(Spin) Happy 156

Inspiration: Every other Saturday AM is Beginner Cycle at the Spartan Stores YMCA. All Beginner classes are just 30 minutes long, and it's time for an updated ride mix. Get HAPPY! Genre: Alternative, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 31 minutes Ride Playlist: Happy (from "Despicable Me 2") - Happy (from "Despicable Me 2") - Single Timber … Continue reading (Spin) Happy 156

Faster 105

Summer 2013 SPIN #28 (51 min) 01. 3:29 WARM UP / Faster – Matt Nathanson 02. 3:41 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Woman's World – Cher 03. 3:09 SEATED FLAT / The Railroad Waits for No One (The Lone Ranger) – Hans Zimmer 04. 6:37 SEATED & STANDING HILL / Never Close Our Eyes (Almighty … Continue reading Faster 105