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  • Start a Fire 🔥 500

    Start a Fire 🔥 500

    Inspiration:  New day, New Year, NEW DECADE…all start today!  Also today, reached #500 for playlist/ride profile posts here!  Let’s START A FIRE…everyday, every time we’re in the Cycle Studio.  The inspiring SoulCycle FIND IT! promo clip from 2017 always get’s me FIRED UP…I hope this first post, playlist and ride profile do the same for […]

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  • Take What You Want 489

    Take What You Want 489

    Inspiration:  I used the full 60m and the shorter 45m versions of this POWERful mix for POWER TEST WEEK…the first week of the October.  Since we’ve used the ICG Power Training on the LifeFitness bikes at DDHY and SNY, I include an extended track (7 or 8 minutes) for members to take a 5m FTP […]

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  • Run Like Hell 459

    Run Like Hell 459

    Inspiration:  Today in west Michigan, students aren’t the only ones home for a SNOW DAY!  My employer announced the office was closed due to a Winter Storm Warning with heavy snowfall and drifting.  And later this week, forecasts call for the coldest temps and wind chills since 1994. I have some extra time to catch up […]

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  • The Journey 431

    The Journey 431

    Inspiration: Just took THE JOURNEY for a test ride this morning at 7:30…and for an encore ride at 10:15. With all the positive feedback (and sweat on the floor), this is my new FAVORITE RIDE! More of a rock theme on this one…but still a good variety for a crowd-pleaser. I NEVER use a track […]

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  • Heart Beat Here 406

    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 […]

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  • Ooh Lordy 399

    Ooh Lordy 399

    Inspiration: An INTERVAL overload with some challenging hill climbs today…Ooh Lordy! A variety of music will take you along for the ride. Great tracks by TobyMac, Danny Byrd, Black-G, Youngr (title track), Brothers Osborne and more. Check them ALL out…Enjoy the ride! Genre: Alternative, Christian, Country, EDM, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 60 minutes SPINlist and […]

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  • Sweat 372

    Sweat 372

    Inspiration: I just finished my first week of work since being away on a 10 day vacation at the cottage (see some pics below). This week I’m subbing a couple 45 minute classes, so YES, time for an new playlist and ride profile. There’s a good mix of current and older tracks that will make […]

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  • (Twenty) Seventeen 352

    (Twenty) Seventeen 352

    Inspiration: Our NEW YEAR is off to a great start…two holidays to kick off 2017: the actual NYD on Sunday and the observed holiday today, Monday the 2nd! I have a rough plan for the year, making for the best one yet (despite the neah’ sayers!) More balance (literally, with plans for at least one […]

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  • Happy Place 322

    Happy Place 322

    Inspiration: This post is inspired by and dedicated to LaughFest ’16. The annual and SERIOUSLY FUNNY event that provides the BEST MEDICINE throughout the greater Grand Rapids community. This year’s event kicked off last Thursday and runs practically non-stop through the 20th. First and foremost, this is an awareness and fundraising event that’s all about […]

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