Give It To Me (Now!) 499

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

Top Tracks of ‘19 498

How can you really distill 52 weeks of great spin class music into a 45 minute / full hour playlist?! I can't! So here's my best effort...a 100 minute, 30 track playlist. With the help of my 'bot-friends at Spotify, I started with WRAPPED 2019 & YOUR TOP SONGS 2019, picked memorable spin-worthy tunes and … Continue reading Top Tracks of ‘19 498

Why I Ride Inside…Lunar Cycle Owners Share Their Stories AND A Look Back: Instructor Guest Blogger Updates

I love hearing stories about how indoor cycling has been a life changer (even a life saver)!  Read on for two such stories from the owners and co-founders of Lunar Cycle, a new boutique indoor cycle studio set to open in Grand Rapids next month (January 2020).  If you follow most posts here...you should already … Continue reading Why I Ride Inside…Lunar Cycle Owners Share Their Stories AND A Look Back: Instructor Guest Blogger Updates

The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part II

Part II continues from Part I, covering a brief history of Indoor Cycling...starting in the 1990's, and revisiting the fitness, health and wellness benefits of Studio Cycling that exist today. So much is underway behind the scenes right now, preparing for a launch event in January 2020... https://www.lunarcyclestudio.com/ The Future of Indoor Cycling in Grand … Continue reading The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part II

Shoot the Moon 497

Inspiration:  I'm a little obsessed with the Moon these days!  And so were news reporters recently, as the Cold Moon got plenty of press last week when the last full moon of the decade made its appearance at 12:12am on 12/12/19...and coincidentally, in Grand Rapids, MI it was a COLD moon with the temperature around … Continue reading Shoot the Moon 497

Rules of the RIDE…INSIDE

We're just weeks away from the perennial busy season in the fitness industry!  Here are sixteen pointers to make the most of your next (maybe your FIRST) cycle class. - Arrive about 7-10 minutes prior to scheduled start time to get set-up and start a light warm up (if its your first time, make it … Continue reading Rules of the RIDE…INSIDE

The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part I of II

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

Work This Body: Thirty Seconds To Mars v. Walk The Moon 496

The last full moon of 2019 makes an appearance on the 12th, and this playlist will help you git r done! On Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/1245380664/playlist/6tNoHmyVwnd0K2CnC6dclw?si=7NnXM9sfR0OmWKeX1WPH0Q On YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GW1lyrRpXtM https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1ffPQGYHJYQ spIN THE NEWS: https://www.corpmagazine.com/break-room/talent-work/lunar-cycle-coming-to-downtown-grand-rapids/

Own It 495

Inspiration:  I love 'FREE STYLE' rides, because I find the music, I design the ride profile, and I pick the appropriate cues for an intense and motivating ride...I'm invested and OWN IT from start to finish!  Thanks to SPOTIFY, I have so much great music available.  Thanks to WordPress, I'm able to share it out … Continue reading Own It 495

Indoor Cycling: Guide to Ride & 2020 Studio Preview (Grand Rapids, MI Edition)

Its been less than a year since my last update on Studio Cycling options in Grand Rapids, but with holiday gift-giving and New Year resolution planning, I thought it would be a great time for an update.  So, whether you're looking for yourself or someone on your holiday shopping list...you have more than a dozen … Continue reading Indoor Cycling: Guide to Ride & 2020 Studio Preview (Grand Rapids, MI Edition)