Category Archives: Indoor Cycling

Don’t Breathe Like THIS GUY

If you Google “mouth breather,” you’ll get several hits that show Napoleon Dynamite, or rather, Jon Heder in the 2004 film Napoleon Dynamite. As funny as that movie was, calling someone a mouth breather isn’t funny. It’s more of an insult, … Continue reading

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I’m no fitness expert, but I know enough to post my opinion on the internet…

As a Spinning® instructor, I regularly read several  articles, blogs, and Facebook posts from a variety of fitness professionals. Lately, there’s been a lot of outrage over claims that Spinning makes you fat and gives you big thighs. Really? Here’s breaking … Continue reading

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Repetition, Repetition, Repetition

Yesterday I wrote about how my 30-mile ride last Saturday was easier than the 26-mile ride on Friday, even though the conditions were similar. I chalk it up to repetition. The more you do something, the easier it gets. Today … Continue reading

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Not Half Bad

I finally did it! I got hired as a Spinning instructor and taught my first class. After my interview/audition, I walked out to my car thinking, “wow, I didn’t realize how nervous I was in there.” Naturally, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Am I Certifiable?

Just a year ago, I was becoming an indoor cycling addict while preparing for the annual MS Ride. The indoor training made me stronger on the road, which helped me accomplish my first century on that ride. Doing so also … Continue reading

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Still Trying To Ride My Way Lean

In my last post, I complained that the recommended interval training in Ride Your Way Lean was overly complicated. Although I haven’t memorized that chart, I did incorporate some intervals into my rides the past few weeks. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Everybody Has Bad Days

The road beat me on Saturday. I started out strong, even though it was already hot and windy at 5 am.  Then my foot began to burn as I circled the south side of South Mountain, and soon I couldn’t … Continue reading

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