Wednesday Poll: Theme Rides

On the eve of Valentine's Day 2019, I got to thinking about theme rides for cycling class...a popular topic on various blogs and social media. IT'S WEDNESDAY, so here's THE POLL...   A quick recap of results of the poll on Class Formats: By far, the classic "SPINNING" experience was the most popular format at 43% … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Theme Rides

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Wednesday Poll: Music Streaming Services

Your music tracklist is the key to a great ride inside!  Over the years options for group fitness instructors have evolved, including:  cassette tapes, CDs, mp3 players, purchased content (i.e. iTunes), streamed content (i.e. Spotify).   There has been a lot of activity in the realm of music streaming services and things to consider include:  cost, … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Music Streaming Services

Nearly SIX years…and counting (and still Spinnin’)

I just received my annual subscription invoice for my website domain name…reminding me that another year of studio cycling and blogging has quickly passed! This fall will mark the start of YEAR #7…should be the best year yet! Like many other bloggers and indoor cycling instructors, I often thought about wrapping up this gig and … Continue reading Nearly SIX years…and counting (and still Spinnin’)

Go for a Virtual Ride!

If you can find about 45 minutes to get away…try this: Plug into to Spotify (http://open.spotify.com/user/1245380664/playlist/6mrd7FCkgGfWXa2ojRj2Tk), close your eyes, listen to these tunes and go for a virtual ride. Starting with a warm up…ending with a cool down and full body stretch, imagine a long stretch of road that is filled with a variety of … Continue reading Go for a Virtual Ride!