A Look Back…#315 February 2016

From Rolling Stone, February 23, 2016: 10 New Artists You Need to Know: February 2016I only know about Kaleo and Way Down We Go (check it out if you haven't listened yet)...but haven't heard much since 2016. https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/10-new-artists-you-need-to-know-february-2016-15987/ Hey Hey Hallelujah (for the ride inside)...this was my favorite ride and playlist of the 29 days! … Continue reading A Look Back…#315 February 2016

We Got the Power 462

Inspiration:  Power...MORE POWER!  More great MUSIC to power your ride INSIDE.  Three favorite power climbin' tracks:  We Got the Power, Incredible, Dreamin.   MR. ROBOTO (Styx) is the THROWBACK track on this playlist and seems to be a favorite after three classes this week!  Great new releases to start and end the ride too.  Happy BDay Khalid...21 … Continue reading We Got the Power 462

This Mountain 461

Inspiration:  TGIF!  A couple weeks ago I heard the title track for this ride and have been building the profile and playlist since.  Today it's done...a great start to the new month!  Just a few hills ahead here...some sprint intervals mixed in. So what's noteworthy?  Thunder to the Ground makes for a great opener, Mountain At … Continue reading This Mountain 461

On The Move: SPINdurance 2019.1 458

Inspiration:  Winter has returned to Grand Rapids, MI this weekend...a few inches of snow, sub-zero temps and talk about even colder wind chills!  It's a great day to hibernate with a new Spotify SPINlist for an upcoming Endurance Ride.  Several classic rock tracks from Styx, The Doobie Brothers, The Police, Fleetwood Mac and Steely Dan...and just … Continue reading On The Move: SPINdurance 2019.1 458

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

Heart Beat Here 406

Inspiration: The American Heart Association designates February as HEART MONTH. As STUDIO CYCLING instructors, coaches, and participants, we know everything that Studio Cycling brings to the table when it comes to a great cardiovascular fitness program. Notable tracks...Us, home (NBC teaser for RISE), Are You (50 Shades...), Don't Stay, Stronger Than I've Ever Been (the … Continue reading Heart Beat Here 406

Fire N Gold: 2018 Winter Olympics Tribute 404

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiPySgn84W8 Inspiration: Another THEME RIDE! Olympians from 90 nations around the world are gathering in South Korea with visions of FIRE N GOLD! Keeping with the mountain terrain of Pyeongchang Country, this ride profile has several climbs. For added motivation, riders should imagine what it took for all 2,925 athletes to make the cut for … Continue reading Fire N Gold: 2018 Winter Olympics Tribute 404

The Last One: 2018 Super Bowl Theme Ride 403

Inspiration: Game day in 1 week...ride for your team! The featured playlist and profile are for the 45 minute class, but there's an extended 60 minute playlist too. Both are loaded with classic and current rock...and a game day track by Country superstar, Carrie Underwood (SEE THE VEVO LYRIC VIDEO). Other artists featured on the … Continue reading The Last One: 2018 Super Bowl Theme Ride 403

Class Schedule: Winter 2018

Still in 2017, but 2018 is already shaping up to be a busy year. Make this your year to encourage a friend, family member, co-worker to check out an indoor cycling class! Flywheel, SoulCycle...or locally, at one of these great spots: GRAND RAPIDS PARKS & RECREATION / Downtown Grand Rapids - TUE 6:30 - 7:25PM … Continue reading Class Schedule: Winter 2018

Wild… 316

Inspiration: A favorite track in this mix is Wild Child by Cardinox! Others to check out...Multiplied, Catch (remix), Help Me Run Away and My Kind of Swag. Genre: Alternative, Christian, EDM, Pop Approximate time: 52 minutes Ride Profile & Tunes: Warm Up - Multiplied / NEEDTOBREATHE Seated / Standing Flat- Wild Child / Cardinox Seated … Continue reading Wild… 316