This week is my 10th anniversary of being a certified Indoor Cycling Instructor (and blogger). And WOW, what a ride it has been! Coincidentally, Monday is also 10/10...PERFECT! My indoor cycling journey actually started a few months earlier than October 2012, while I was an adjunct finance professor at Davenport University. The University purchased about … Continue reading Indoor Cycling over the years…A DECADE IN THE SADDLE, still enjoying THE RIDE INSIDE!
Last weekend, my wife and I had another long weekend in Metro Detroit to visit the grand daughter (and her parents)...and another cycle studio visit. This time, Champ Cycle, just about 30 minutes outside of Detroit. I've been wanting to visit the studio and meet one of the instructors I connected with on Facebook/Instagram/Spotify over … Continue reading FIRST RIDE: ChampCycle (Macomb, MI)
Inspiration: Are you ready? 2020 is just days away! I say, GIVE IT TO ME...NOW! Yesterday was Schwinn Power certification day for the Lunar Cycle team with Schwinn Master Instructor Abbie Appel...wow! If you don't know Abbie, she's just about everywhere online: AbbieAppel.com, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest...and Spotify! I'm guessing you've heard of or … Continue reading Give It To Me (Now!) 499
While the next two posts are titled The FUTURE of Indoor Cycling, before looking into the Future, this PART I looks to the PAST and also the CURRENT state of indoor cycling as an essential fitness option for many...around the world! Let's go for a ride... While the earliest evidence of indoor cycling goes back … Continue reading The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part I of II
Continuing with the theme of post #425, here are some of the noteworthy Champions of studio cycling and some related resources. These are just a few of the many advocates, proponents, promoters, and supporters. Fitness research, instructor education & certification Spinning / Mad Dogg Athletics https://spinning.com/getting-started/ Be a SPINNING instructor video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiSZ0D5GlGU Les Mills (RPM … Continue reading Champions of Studio Cycling
Last night I talked my wife Bonnie into making a studio visit before heading off to church today. Here's the recap of our 8AM class with Kelly at Symmetry Training & Fitness studios on the SE side of Grand Rapids. Pre-class/ride planning Like most things these days, the customer experience starts with the company's website … Continue reading TEST RIDE: Symmetry Training & Fitness – Grand Rapids