Inspiration: Winter has returned to Grand Rapids, MI this weekend...a few inches of snow, sub-zero temps and talk about even colder wind chills! It's a great day to hibernate with a new Spotify SPINlist for an upcoming Endurance Ride. Several classic rock tracks from Styx, The Doobie Brothers, The Police, Fleetwood Mac and Steely Dan...and just … Continue reading On The Move: SPINdurance 2019.1 458
Introducing FTP 90 at the David D. Hunting YMCA - Grand Rapids, MI! FTP 90 is an 8-week Endurance Cycling experience that will kick-start your 2019 training and overall fitness...low-impact and BIG results! FTP is for Functional Threshold Power*...and 90 for the 90-minute ride and endurance training format. Classes are focused on endurance riding and make … Continue reading FTP 90: Endurance Cycling….at GRYMCA
Inspiration: Hills, Intervals, Jumps...Dada Life and Lady Gaga for an hour ride inside. Enjoy the Ride! Genre: EDM, Pop Duration: 62 minutes Summary Ride Profile & Playlist: Warm up - One Last Night On Earth (Speaker of the House Remix) / Dada Life Alt Seated / Standing Flat - Applause / Lady Gaga Hill - Born … Continue reading Do It Till Your POKER FACE Hurts: Dada v. Gaga Battle Ride 456
Happy New Year! My first job out of college was with a CPA firm...every year, January through mid-April was known as "BUSY SEASON"...all hands on deck and working plenty of overtime. Now, about 30 years later...it's BUSY SEASON for me again, and some NEW classes for 2019 📣! For all Grand Rapids area YMCA's, new group … Continue reading Class Schedule: Winter 2019
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ en·dur·ance /inˈd(y)o͝orəns,enˈd(y)o͝orəns/ noun the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way. "Mary was close to the limit of her endurance in Steve's Endurance Cycling class" synonyms: toleration, tolerance, sufferance, forbearance, patience, acceptance ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Year after year, January through March is prime time for Endurance Rides in the Cycle Studio! These 90-minute … Continue reading Notes and other web resources for Endurance rides
2018 was a great year for Studio Cycling around the world…interest continues to grow at a strong pace with more boutique studios opening, more in-home fitness and live streamed classes (Peloton...I know of 3 people that took delivery in 2018), and new class formats. I like this video post from the CEO of Peloton (December … Continue reading 2018…see ya!
A great HIIT format...and Tribute to our American Hero’s!
Two great tracks from one of my favorite groups...Linkin Park, and several other SPIN-worthy tunes in this 🔥🔥🔥 mix I put together FIVE years ago! ENJOY THE RIDE... 🚴🏻🎶😅 https://fortherideinside.com/2013/10/26/burning-126/
Inspiration: This is PRE-LAUNCH week for two updated studios / studio cycling programs at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. Two of the five branches are in the process of updating the studio, equipment and instruction methods this week...kicking off the new program next Monday, October 8th! The new equipment is LifeFitness / IC-6 indoor … Continue reading Here We Come 441
It's time to FALL into a new fitness routine...be sure it includes Studio Cycling. Late September and into early October, both DDH and Spartan Stores YMCA branches will update their Cycle Studios with new Life Fitness IC-6 bikes and introduction of the Coach By Color method. This will be a great addition to the Greater … Continue reading Class Schedule: Fall 2018