spINTENSITY: Keep it under control!

With 2020 well underway...a flood of new, returning fitness-seekers are HIITing gyms, fitness studios and CYCLE STUDIOS everywhere.  Many unaware of or uneducated about how to effectively manage the intensity of their fitness activity.  I'll review a few common tools and techniques for keeping it safe. RPE: Rating of Perceived Exertion The most basic technique … Continue reading spINTENSITY: Keep it under control!

Wellness Grind: Ready To Go!

http://www.wellnessgrind.com/ready-to-go-playlist-nye/ Wendie, author of the Wellness Grind health, wellness & lifestyle blog shared this with me this morning...take a few minutes to check out this post, playlist and DETAILED ride profile. Wendie puts her heart & soul into these rides...this one will get you READY TO GO! Again, Happy New Year...be well & as always, … Continue reading Wellness Grind: Ready To Go!

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

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

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)

No Stress 494

Inspiration:  It's THANKSGIVING week, and I'm sure you didn't need me to remind you of this! There are mixed emotions around this time of year...heading into December holidays, shorter (and colder) days, a new year weeks away, etc. - all the things that bring on a flood of STRESS for many.  While I'm no master … Continue reading No Stress 494

A look back: #249 Prime Time (Endurance Ride) April 2015

Happy TBT! And tonight it's kick-off night for the 8-week FTP 90 Endurance Cycling series! Tonight I'm digging into the archives for a PRIME mix that I originally posted in 2015...it's a CLASSIC! Enjoy the Ride! 🚴🏻🎶😅 https://fortherideinside.com/2015/04/03/prime-time-endurance-ride-249/

Class Schedule: Fall 2019

LET'S RIDE...INSIDE! _______________________________________________________________________ WOLVERINE WORLDWIDE FAMILY YMCA / Belmont (Keiser M3 Bikes) - MON 5:10 - 6:10AM ...Monday Morning Happy Hour! _______________________________________________________________________ GRAND RAPIDS PARKS & RECREATION / Downtown GR (RALLY SPINNERS) - TUE 6:15 - 7:00PM _______________________________________________________________________ DAVID D. HUNTING YMCA / Downtown GR (LifeFitness / ICG / Coach By Color Power Training format) … Continue reading Class Schedule: Fall 2019

Magic- For the Ride Inside’s Steve Canum celebrates a birthday- new year & new motivation – Wellness Grind

For the Ride Inside's Steve Canum discusses the pillars of wellness, his journey to keep fit, and how he shares his passion for indoor cycling via his blog. — Read on wellnessgrind.com/steve-canum/ THANKS SO MUCH WENDIE / WELLNESS GRIND FOR THE INVITATION TO JOIN YOU AND OTHERS FOR YOUR LAUNCH WEEK...BE WELL and BEST WISHES … Continue reading Magic- For the Ride Inside’s Steve Canum celebrates a birthday- new year & new motivation – Wellness Grind