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  • Indoor Cycling over the years…A DECADE IN THE SADDLE, still enjoying THE RIDE INSIDE!

    Indoor Cycling over the years…A DECADE IN THE SADDLE, still enjoying THE RIDE INSIDE!

    This week is my 10th anniversary of being a certified Indoor Cycling Instructor (and blogger).  And WOW, what a ride it has been! Coincidentally, Monday is also 10/10…PERFECT! My indoor cycling journey actually started a few months earlier than October 2012, while I was an adjunct finance professor at Davenport University.  The University purchased about […]

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  • Coast (“NEVER COAST”) 533

    Coast (“NEVER COAST”) 533

    Hailee Steinfeld & Anderson .Paak’s recent track COAST, is the inspiration for this ride post and tribute to former favorite boutique cycle studio FLYWHEEL. Co-founded by boutique cycling “powerhouse” Ruth Zukerman, Flywheel “obtained a cultlike status among riders for its competitive leaderboard system, had 42 indoor cycling and barre studios around the United States, including […]

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  • Howl At The Moon 🌔🌕🌖 501

    Howl At The Moon 🌔🌕🌖 501

    Inspiration:  Friday night 1/10/2020…the first full moon of the new decade will surely bring the wolves out! In Grand Rapids, it’s also the public reveal of the newest cycle studio to hit the fitness, health & wellness scene…LUNAR CYCLE!  Over the past several weeks I’ve been working with 10 other fantastic trainers / instructors and the […]

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  • The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part I of II

    The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part I of II

    While the next two posts are titled The FUTURE of Indoor Cycling, before looking into the Future, this PART I looks to the PAST and also the CURRENT state of indoor cycling as an essential fitness option for many…around the world!  Let’s go for a ride… While the earliest evidence of indoor cycling goes back […]

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

    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 […]

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  • All This Power 476

    All This Power 476

    Inspiration:  It’s been a crazy couple of weeks…and about that long since my last post.  This profile has changed from a full hour, to a 45m ride…and back to a full hour, just in time for Monday morning Happy Hour (HOUR OF POWER) at the Wolverine Worldwide YMCA…less than 8 hours from now.  I don’t have […]

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  • Wednesday Poll:  Studio Cycling class format

    Wednesday Poll: Studio Cycling class format

    Back in the day, if you said you were going to SPIN CLASS, most people had a good idea of what that meant.  Today, with all the amazing and varied options…indoor cycling comes in many shapes and sizes.  Today’s POLL:  share your favorite format(s)…either as a rider/participant or as an instructor/coach. I found the following […]

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  • Champions of Studio Cycling

    Champions of Studio Cycling

    Continuing with the theme of post #425, here are some of the noteworthy Champions of studio cycling and some related resources. These are just a few of the many advocates, proponents, promoters, and supporters. Fitness research, instructor education & certification Spinning / Mad Dogg Athletics https://spinning.com/getting-started/ Be a SPINNING instructor video: Les Mills (RPM and […]

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  • #NEVERCOAST @flyCHI:  A Guest Post by Jeremy S. 402

    #NEVERCOAST @flyCHI: A Guest Post by Jeremy S. 402

    This month Facebook shared a couple MEMORY posts that fit well with today’s JANUARY Guest Post…one was a memory from 4 years ago when I posted news about FLYWHEEL opening a studio in Scarsdale, NY. The other, a memory from a year ago when I took a FLY60 class in Chicago / Old Town…with Jeremy […]

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  • Class Schedule: Winter 2018

    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 […]

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