Why I Ride Inside…Lunar Cycle Owners Share Their Stories AND A Look Back: Instructor Guest Blogger Updates

I love hearing stories about how indoor cycling has been a life changer (even a life saver)!  Read on for two such stories from the owners and co-founders of Lunar Cycle, a new boutique indoor cycle studio set to open in Grand Rapids next month (January 2020).  If you follow most posts here...you should already … Continue reading Why I Ride Inside…Lunar Cycle Owners Share Their Stories AND A Look Back: Instructor Guest Blogger Updates

Own It 495

Inspiration:  I love 'FREE STYLE' rides, because I find the music, I design the ride profile, and I pick the appropriate cues for an intense and motivating ride...I'm invested and OWN IT from start to finish!  Thanks to SPOTIFY, I have so much great music available.  Thanks to WordPress, I'm able to share it out … Continue reading Own It 495

Indoor Cycling: Guide to Ride & 2020 Studio Preview (Grand Rapids, MI Edition)

Its been less than a year since my last update on Studio Cycling options in Grand Rapids, but with holiday gift-giving and New Year resolution planning, I thought it would be a great time for an update.  So, whether you're looking for yourself or someone on your holiday shopping list...you have more than a dozen … Continue reading Indoor Cycling: Guide to Ride & 2020 Studio Preview (Grand Rapids, MI Edition)

We Back 487

Inspiration:  Fall schedule is ON, days are shorter, nights are cooler and studios are fuller...riders are back in the saddle! WE BACK is a perfect track for this time of year.  The full hour mix has a combination of some new tunes and some favorites from past rides...check it out. ENJOY THE RIDE! Genre: Alternative, … Continue reading We Back 487

Are Those Push-Ups in My Indoor Cycling Class Actually Doing Anything? | SELF

Indoor cycling class is a great cardio workout, but I've been wondering: Do push-up on the bike do anything? Or do I have permission to stop doing them? — Read on http://www.self.com/story/push-ups-indoor-cycling-class

A Look Back: March 2013 #52

On this Throwback Thursday, this Look Back goes to the early days of this blog...when it was called steve:spin:list and I had less than a year in the saddle as an instructor. Seal's Amazing, Madonna's Give It 2 Me, and The Killers Mr. Brightside are favorites used on many rides! Check out IT'S TIME...#52 March … Continue reading A Look Back: March 2013 #52

Cycling INSIDE the City 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI

Cycling INSIDE the City ...a guide to Studio Cycling in Greater Grand Rapids, MI NOTE: See the 2020 update HERE! Over the past 4 years, Grand Rapids has been BOOMING...housing, nightlife, cultural, business, recreation and FITNESS. It's time to take another look at the world of Studio Cycling in Grand Rapids! ___________________________________________________________________________________ 4G Athletic - … Continue reading Cycling INSIDE the City 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI

You’re never too old to enjoy your childhood: A Guest Blog Post by Beth L.

Well...I've been urging Beth to contribute a post for months now and so here we FINALLY have it! I've had the pleasure of knowing and riding with Beth for nearly as long as I've been an instructor / member at the local YMCA (about 5 years now!). Like many west Michiganders, when given the option, … Continue reading You’re never too old to enjoy your childhood: A Guest Blog Post by Beth L.

Guiding Light 454

Inspiration:  For the 2019 RESOLUTIONISTS out in full force now, a GUIDING LIGHT can be the key to success and maintaining a sustainable modification of behaviors (i.e. no more bad habits).  In the Cycle Studio another guiding light could be right in front of you!  With the new year, why not take time to set new … Continue reading Guiding Light 454

Spooky Scary Skeletons (Halloween Theme Tracks 2018)

Maybe some of these tracks will rattle your bones for a Halloween-theme ride this month! Mix & match with your personal favorites and Enjoy the Ride! On Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/1245380664/playlist/3sUT07TWmjNkOMxN8Alx2k?si=JB999h4jQA-jWkHU72x9fw