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

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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!

Rogue Ones 450

Inspiration:  MERRY CHRISTMAS! Here's a ROGUE RIDE for you.  8 of the 9 Spinning movements and 17 great tracks, including these favorites:  Remember, Pretty Lies, So Close, Help Me Mama, If You Were Mine, This Is What I Live For, Rogue Ones and comethru!  For shorter classes, I have the 45 minute Spotify playlist below. … Continue reading Rogue Ones 450

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

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 … Continue reading The Journey 431

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

Roll With Me 361

Inspiration: Keeping it simple this time: First day of Spring 2017...Subbing an 45m class in the morning...Great new music via SPOTIFY! Be sure to check out tracks by Danko Jones, Rag'n'Bone Man, Bush and San Holo. Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, Country, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 48 minutes SPINlist and Summary Profile: Warm Up … Continue reading Roll With Me 361

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

Where I Wanna Be 325 (and Flywheel update)

Inspiration: The theme for this ride was a recurring theme for the weekend. Starting with WHERE I WANNA BE (WIWB) on Friday mornings for my 9AM ride (the Cycle Studio at the Mary Free Bed YMCA)...Followed by WIWB for an impromptu weekend getaway (in Downtown Chicago)...Followed by WIWB for Big City Indoor Cycling (at the … Continue reading Where I Wanna Be 325 (and Flywheel update)

Ride Of Your Life 320

Inspiration: My weekend class rotation schedule and subbing commitments has made for a busy 5 day run with 8 classes. So...with a full weekend of classes, I really needed (wanted) to put together a fresh 60m tracklist and ride profile, really working toward that ULTIMATE ride. I think this one is very close to it! … Continue reading Ride Of Your Life 320