Wednesday Poll: Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification

As an indoor cycling instructor with any reputable studio, keeping your certification current is not an option.  Good to know that instructors have many options to choose from...depending on the requirements of your studio.  I have only been certified through the Spinning / Mad Dogg...the original indoor cycling program developed by John Baudhuin and Johnny … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification

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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

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 … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Studio Cycling class format

2018…see ya!

2018 was a great year for Studio Cycling around the world…interest continues to grow at a strong pace with more boutique studios opening, more in-home fitness and live streamed classes (Peloton...I know of 3 people that took delivery in 2018), and new class formats.  I like this video post from the CEO of Peloton (December … Continue reading 2018…see ya!

Ha Leh Lou Ya 448

Inspiration:  It's a brand new week and another fresh mix for your RIDE INSIDE.  Coming off the Thanksgiving feast and heading into more good eats and treats this December...time in the cycle studio is MANDATORY to burn off all those excess calories.  This ride playlist and profile will GET 'R DONE! Finish up this 11th month … Continue reading Ha Leh Lou Ya 448

Success in the Cycle Studio: A Guest Blog Post by Tash 428

Tash (for Natasha) and I first connected a while ago via FB, Instagram or Twitter. You quickly pick up on Tash's passion and enthusiasm for group fitness and specifically indoor cycling in her frequent and random posts, pictures and tweets. Somehow along the way I learned that June is our birth month, and we make … Continue reading Success in the Cycle Studio: A Guest Blog Post by Tash 428

2017 Twelve Days of Fitness – A Wellness Challenge

This holiday season, don't let the busy time distract you from the things that keep you WELL and able to enjoy this month with friends and family! One way to help keep that focus and challenge yourself to be more MINDFUL is to celebrate the TWELVE DAYS OF FITNESS. For these days from December 11th … Continue reading 2017 Twelve Days of Fitness – A Wellness Challenge

Class Schedule: Fall 2016

Back to Class! After 3 months of summer fun and freedom, time to get back into a routine...cooler weather and steamy cycle studios. Indoor Cycling continues to be the GO TO workout for intense interval training, powerful cardio, calorie torching group exercise programs. In the Greater Grand Rapids area, the BEST offering of indoor cycling … Continue reading Class Schedule: Fall 2016

Hey Hey Hallelujah 315

Inspiration: The month is passing quickly and it's been over two weeks since I've posted. Today I had two classes, including another RPM class to sub for, so be sure to check out the shorter 45m version on Spotify. Some current favorites that I've been using a lot...Work, Don't Need Nobody, It Ain't My Fault, … Continue reading Hey Hey Hallelujah 315

The Warrior 276

Inspiration: This past week I final took my first Les Mills RPM Indoor Cycling class. The Grand Rapids area YMCA has been rolling out many of the Les Mills group ex programs (BodyCombat, BodyPump, Body Flow...and RPM) since early this year along side all other "free style" classes previously offered. My class was a good … Continue reading The Warrior 276