FTP 90: Endurance Cycling….at GRYMCA

Introducing FTP 90 at the David D. Hunting YMCA - Grand Rapids, MI! FTP 90 is an 8-week Endurance Cycling experience that will kick-start your 2019 training and overall fitness...low-impact and BIG results! FTP is for Functional Threshold Power*...and 90 for the 90-minute ride and endurance training format. Classes are focused on endurance riding and make … Continue reading FTP 90: Endurance Cycling….at GRYMCA

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

Notes and other web resources for Endurance rides

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ en·dur·ance /inˈd(y)o͝orəns,enˈd(y)o͝orəns/ noun the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way. "Mary was close to the limit of her endurance in Steve's Endurance Cycling class" synonyms: toleration, tolerance, sufferance, forbearance, patience, acceptance ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Year after year, January through March is prime time for Endurance Rides in the Cycle Studio! These 90-minute … Continue reading Notes and other web resources for Endurance rides

Sweeter: LIVE / Endurance Ride 451

Inspiration:  This really is a SWEETER ride...and a great way to close out 2018.  19 live-recorded tracks...90-minute ride...mixed genre and several decades of amazing music.  Concerts recorded at venues across the country...New York, Detroit, Miami, Red Rocks, Redwoods and LA. Pick and choose your favorite tracks for a 45 or 60-minute ride, but be sure … Continue reading Sweeter: LIVE / Endurance Ride 451

Fire It Up 422

Inspiration: Heat things up this weekend, burn some calories, discover your strength...FIRE IT UP! Thanks for following here...and on Spotify! Share with others who share your enthusiasm for indoor cycling and have a GREAT WEEKEND! For the locals in Grand Rapids...see you at the Y: Spartan Stores Y at 7:30AM Saturday and 8:15AM Sunday...Mary Free … Continue reading Fire It Up 422

…Quick Machines (The BIG GAME Endurance Ride) 355

Inspiration: Another NFL pairing goes helmet to helmet this weekend for the SUPER BOWL 51. It's also time for another Sunday afternoon ENDURANCE RIDE. Here's a classic rock themed mix for a powerful 90 minute workout. Most tracks are longer (5 minutes plus) and geared for a steady pace along flat road or up hill … Continue reading …Quick Machines (The BIG GAME Endurance Ride) 355

Get Ready To Explode 326

Inspiration: For this ride I used longer tracks, 7-9 minutes, for more of an endurance theme...but no worries, still some intense sprinting to do this time. For the 4 Minutes track I used a drill from previous classes...the 1st minute is all seated, the 7th minute is all standing...the 2nd - 6th minute segments are … Continue reading Get Ready To Explode 326

Delirium 294 (Endurance Ride)

Inspiration: Posting a couple mixes / profiles used this weekend: first is a 45 minute profile, second is an hour long Endurance themed profile...I like the 60 minute version the best with some unique tracks that support the endurance work. For both, I used the same two tracks taken from the newest Ellie Goudling release … Continue reading Delirium 294 (Endurance Ride)

Undisclosed Desires 261

Inspiration: I managed to pull this mix together in record time, ready for the Thursday night Endurance Ride class at the Y in DTGR. My plan was to stick with the ENDURANCE theme and used longer rhythmic tracks for stretches of flat road and challenging hill climbs...with a few interval stretches along the way. This … Continue reading Undisclosed Desires 261

Tonight Belongs To U! (Endurance Ride) 259

Inspiration: For a change I thought I'd post this BEFORE the Thursday night Endurance Ride. I really like this mix for a solid Endurance theme. Just a couple interval tracks, everything else a steady run on flat road, or uphill! A few are repeats, some are classic rock...the rest are new (new to me). One … Continue reading Tonight Belongs To U! (Endurance Ride) 259