Strong Ones 301

Inspiration: This was the ride at 7 and 9 today...for the Strong Ones out early on a drizzly Saturday AM (it really should be snowing by now here). This one covers all 9 of the "Spinning movements". Be sure to check out Slow Down, Born Again Teen, Alive, Snake Eyes and My Body for some … Continue reading Strong Ones 301

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Shake a Leg 298

Inspiration: Part II of this Two-Post Sunday AM... If you haven't checked out the newest releases from One Direction, Justin Bieber, Armin Van Buuren or The Chainsmokers...listen to a few of them here! See the short YouTube teaser for Bieber's CHILDREN track at the end of this post. Also a favorite repeat and solid sprint … Continue reading Shake a Leg 298

Never Enough 296

Inspiration: For some of the best things in life, seems like it's NEVER ENOUGH. Along with some new tracks, this playlist includes some recent favorites that I can't get enough of. Other favorites to go along with the music on this ride: Sprints, Standing Hills, Sprints, Jumps on a Hill, Sprints and an awesome cool … Continue reading Never Enough 296

Nothing Left 275

Inspiration: Now that I have over a 90 minute round trip commute Monday through Thursday (yes...Fridays off and a THREE DAY WEEKEND!), I have more time to listen to music and find those perfect tunes for sprints, jumps, hills, runs, rolling hills, warmups and cool downs! Here's a 60 minute mix for my classes this … Continue reading Nothing Left 275

Christmas Lights 228

Inspiration: MERRY CHRISTMAS...Happy Holidays! As I put this mix together, it was sunny and 52 degrees in Grand Rapids. Needless to say, unseasonably warm for us...and no hint of a White Christmas this year. The 40+ inches of snow from November has melted away (anything that remains is grey/black ice!). I kept the Christmas music … Continue reading Christmas Lights 228

Heroes 186

Inspiration: Some NEW and recent...and not so recent releases in this mix. Must check out TEN FEET TALL, SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM, OVERTIME, CHANGES and SEARCHLIGHT. Enjoy the Ride and the long holiday weekend! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Electronic, Pop. Approximate time: 63 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes Wake Me - The Fire … Continue reading Heroes 186

Magic Carpet Ride 163

Inspiration: 60 minute ride mix for the early morning riders...more flat road than hills this time. Panic! Miss Jackson is a great track, but I use the Karaoke version (it's on Spotify). Check out Erase...great track to get things going after warm up! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 63 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview … Continue reading Magic Carpet Ride 163

Strong 139

Inspiration: Time to let the post Thanksgiving Holiday blahs go...and get another playlist assembled for class next week. Also am experimenting with some iTunes links, recommended by Chris at http://www.spinningfreak.com (check out his site if you haven't yet!) Genre: Alternative, Christian, Rock, Dance, Pop Approximate time: 62 minutes Ride Playlist: High Hopes Count On Me … Continue reading Strong 139

Get It Tonight 074

Spring 2013 SPIN #24 (50 min) 01. 3:53 WARM UP / I'm Alive (Life Sounds Like) – Michael Franti 02. 5:40 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Live While We're Young (Dave Aude Remix) – One Direction 03. 4:01 SEATED & STANDING HILL / Games Without Frontiers – Moving Picture Show 04. 3:20 JUMPS / TiK … Continue reading Get It Tonight 074