It’s so easy to pack a ride playlist with the latest tracks to hit Spotify...so I’m taking time each month to look back at ROCKSTAR rides from past years. Check out this momentum building mix from 2015.
Another great Spin class playlist and ride profile...featured music video & related news story!
Inspiration: A new month on the calendar today and time to RISE to the opportunity a new month can bring...day by day, make it your best month of the year. 2018 will be half over by the end of these 30 days in June. It can be overwhelming how quickly time passes, so just live … Continue reading Rise 426
Inspiration: After seeing some FB discussion about favorite Country music tracks for Spin class, I decided to put this together, taking a few of the suggestions in the discussion. A few repeats from favorites by Zac Brown Band, Brothers Osborne, Brantley Gilbert and other new / new-to-me Country tracks (I don't do much Country, but … Continue reading Good Company (A Country Ride) 398
Inspiration: NO...NEVER! We're NOT giving in. This is my favorite ride mix of the month (so what if it's just the first of the month). For the kiddos it's back to school, for the rest of us it's BACK TO YOUR HARDCORE WORKOUT ROUTINE, and that includes those 45-60+ minute Spin classes! Here's a ride … Continue reading Not Giving In 379
Inspiration: When was the last time I posted a BATTLE OF... Theme ride? Right! It's been too long. Not sure how I came up with this pairing, but no question these artists are AMAZING when it comes to EDM / Pop and Alternative Pop Rock...#1 in their genre. So who's the winner of this battle? … Continue reading I Don’t Care…Let’s Go: Fall Out Boy vs. Calvin Harris 376
Inspiration: Another weekend...sure to FLY by quickly, two days are just not enough! Sunday I've got a couple full hour classes and I've been working on this ride profile and mix for a while now, it's RIDE READY! Lots of hard driving motivating tracks...plenty of HILL work on this one. It'll be a BONUS ride … Continue reading Whatever It Takes 373
Inspiration: This week, more sad news of a death in the music and entertainment industry. Chris Cornell of Soundgarden (and Audioslave) died this past Wednesday while in Detroit as part of their 2017 tour. Here's one of several stories about the 52-year old entertainer...http://www.spin.com/2017/05/good-times-bad-times-soundgarden-breakup/ Along with a couple Soundgarden tracks on the playlist today...there are … Continue reading Drink In My Hand 368
Inspiration: TGIF! For all you MOTHERS, have a great Sunday/weekend. I hope you get a good ride in (our out) - see SPin the News at the end of this post. It's a big weekend in Grand Rapids...the 40th running of the Riverbank Run (sponsored by Fifth Third Bank) - the largest 25K road race … Continue reading Revolution 367
Inspiration: Three words to motivate you this month: NEVER. GIVE. UP. We'll survive these last few weeks of 2016 and look forward to an amazing 2017. I used both versions of this mix last week...check them out this weekend. Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 62 minutes / 51 minutes Ride … Continue reading Never Give Up 345