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
Inspiration: The Summer '19 Joy Ride starts this Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season! More than the Bastille title track, several tracks on this ride are a perfect TEN on the Joy scale. On this ride, expect a mixed terrain Joy Ride with quick intervals on flats and hills...power climbs and steep, … Continue reading Joy 477
We're gearing up for a new ENDURANCE RIDE series at the Greater Grand Rapids YMCA...FTP 90! Demo classes underway this week...the 8-week series officially kicks off next week. In my ongoing preparation for this program, I wanted to share several resources with Y members and other cycling enthusiasts in the community. These are just a … Continue reading Preparing for your BEST Endurance ride…INSIDE!
If you're thinking about trying an indoor cycling class or know someone who is, the following points will help you get the most out of your first few classes, and get you hooked on studio cycling...for life! Phone (or text) a friend Connect with a friend, family member or co-worker and check out a class … Continue reading Studio Cycling…a first-timer’s 7-point guide to ENJOY THE RIDE!
Inspiration: These days there have been plenty of opportunities to squeeze in a sub class. It's the season of winter vacations, colds & the flu, even injuries...and subbing a co-worker's class. So as long as I'm in good health, in-town and not working one of my other jobs, I'm more than happy sub another class. … Continue reading One More Night 357