Since 2013, ClassPass has been a great option for fitness enthusiasts to enjoy the benefits and unique vibe of boutique fitness studios without juggling multiple (and costly) memberships...in large metro markets, like NYC, LA, Chicago, and Miami. I just learned that ClassPass is also in Grand Rapids and other large cities through out Michigan (since … Continue reading ClassPass for Studio Cycling…and more!
New Studio Opening: CYCED (Texas)
Cycling enthusiasts in central Texas are psyched about 2023...boutique cycle studio, CYCED, Bee Cave, TX opened this week...HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here's what caught my eye: Immersive indoor cycling studio now open in Bee Cave https://communityimpact.com/austin/lake-travis-westlake/business/2023/01/04/immersive-indoor-cycling-studio-now-open-in-bee-cave/ And the CYCED website: https://www.cyced.com/ To the owners, staff, and members/riders...ENJOY THE RIDE!
HOME…for the Holidays!
Just a quick post with this HOME-grown playlist for the season! Just over an hour of 'HOME' themed tracks...ONLY A FEW ARE CHRISTMAS-themed! Enjoy the mix, enjoy the Holidays, and always... ENJOY THE RIDE 🚴🎶😅 open.spotify.com/playlist/2OOarxXJmTH3KzglMWMOGF
Thanksgiving 🔥 536
It's been a while, and I know this ride is posted at the 11th hour...but better late than never! HAPPY THANKSGIVING and wishing you the best for the holidays. ENJOY THE RIDE! Playlist & Summary Ride Profile 1 Warm-up: I'm a Mess / Avril Lavigne, YUNGBLUD 2 Combo flat: Let Yourself Free / Fitz and … Continue reading Thanksgiving 🔥 536
RE-POST: Start a Fire 🔥 500
Today, Monday night studio cycling at Mary Free Bed YMCA goes to a FULL HOUR ride! Time to FIRE UP! More 60-minute fresh mixes to come, but this week I'll be doing an encore ride with this popular pre-pandemic ride (just barely "pre") from January 2020. https://fortherideinside.com/2020/01/01/start-a-fire-500/ Original post: January 1, 2020 NEVER FORGET! Completely … Continue reading RE-POST: Start a Fire 🔥 500
Nothing Good Comes Easy 532
Happy Sunday from the massage chair at Davi Nail & Spa (East Grand Rapids, MI)...with my wife for a couples pedicure on a windy & rainy day. The weather got in the way of our road/trail ride...so here we sit. With my next cycle class at the Mary Free Bed YMCA tomorrow (Monday, 6pm), … Continue reading Nothing Good Comes Easy 532
Sweetest RIDE 529
Plenty of current pop tracks packed into this 45+ minute HIIT ride. Enjoy the SWEETEST Ride 🚴🎶😅 Playlist and summary ride profile: WARM UP: INDUSTRY BABY / Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow ALT SEATED / STANDING FLAT: Sweetest Pie / Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa ALT SEATED / STANDING HILL with optional FIGURE EIGHTHS: Honest … Continue reading Sweetest RIDE 529
Make It Look Easy 526
Summary Profile and Playlist: WARM UP: WONDER / morgxn, PVRIS SEATED FLAT W/ SPIN-UPS: Falling Up / FIXL, Matt Wills, Andy Kulter POWER CLIMB: Make It Look Easy / Valley Of Wolves ALT SEATED / STANDING HILL: Hallucination / Regard, Years & Years ATTACKS ON A HILL: Waiting To Feel Like This / Louis The … Continue reading Make It Look Easy 526
Great Wide Open: SPINdurance 2019.6 470
Thanks to the Covid pandemic, haven’t done one of these extended ENDURANCE RIDES since March 2019! Anyone else missing these intensely fun 90-minute training rides…or have you been doing them at home or in the studio?
for the ride inside...Music playlists, Ride profiles, Guest posts, Studio reviews, and more...
Inspiration: Tonight was the last FTP 90 of the season…this was a good final ride into Spring, Summer and Fall rides outside. Many tracks are based on suggested artists and genres from the FTP 90 Tuesday night regulars! It’s been a great ride since late January when we started offering these endurance classes…until the fall it’ll have to be the 45- and 60-minute rides INSIDE.
Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock
Duration: 96 minutes
Playlist and Summary Ride Profile:
Warm up – Great Wide Open / Thirty Seconds To Mars
Alt. Seated / Standing Flat – MIA / Bad Bunny, Drake
Continued Climb, transitions to quick flat – Only You / UNKLE, Wil Malone, Miink
Seated climb…steady pace and gear – I’m Just Being Honest / Weezer
Standing Flat & Seated Sprints (3X @ 30-40s) – Fire Alarm / Castlecomer
Seated Climb with increasing resistance – Better Days / Southside…
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What we’re doing matters: Guest Post by Cori McCurren, Instructor – CycleBar Grand Rapids
My love affair with group fitness dates back about a decade. I have always been interested in Wellness, so much so that I completed a degree in Exercise Science from Grand Valley State University (GVSU). I had big starry-eyed dreams of 'changing the world' and helping people fall in love with their health. Straight out … Continue reading What we’re doing matters: Guest Post by Cori McCurren, Instructor – CycleBar Grand Rapids