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4 Min Jump Style Routine for Indoor Cycling Workout: FITNESS DIVA DELIRIUM DRILL by STEPHANIE LOZON

Fast and Furious Spin Class 4 Part Jumps to Rihanna’s Unapologetic!This drill come from one of our YMCA instructor peeps at Mixes (man there are so many of you!) STEPHANIE LOZON who is a volunteer cycle Instructor at her local YMCA. She went from being a dedicated participant taking quite a a few classes a week […]

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Best New Music For Indoor Cycling and Spin Class for April 2016

Best Music Bets for your Spin Class Drills and Routines from April 2016 Every month I have the pleasure of pulling together the top 30 or so tracks that really made a difference in my classes for the last month.  Why do they make it on this list?  Sometime I love them because they are so […]

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10 New Songs, Albums And Remixes That Rocked my Spin Class In Sept 2015

10 New Songs, Albums And Remixes That Rocked my Spin Class In Sept 2015

Going through the playlists and spin class profiles for Sept is rather like a Rorschach inkblot test, the Rorschach technique, or simply the inkblot test which is a psychological test in which subjects’ perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation.  Well… looking at the songs the resonated with me I got to […]

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Indoor Cycling Workout Of The Day: 10 Min Russian Climbing Step Intervals feat. Sarah McLachlan Fallen Remix

This my friends is one of my all time favourite songs and remixes to ride to.  10 minutes of heaven.  The reworking McLachlan’s spacious tunes are nearly endless and Sarah McLachlans “Fallen” remix by Gabriel & Dresden Anti-Gravity Mix is stunning, beautiful and powerful.  I could ride this song a dozen ways but the jacking up the […]

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Spin Class One Leg Isolation Drills – PEDALING SMOOTH LIKE BUTTER Playlist and Cues feat Deadmau5

This one leg isolation drill with playlist is inspired my one of my personal favourite artistsDeadmau5.  Let me quote Garrett Kamps at Spin magazine so you get a sense of the style: “So enter Zimmerman. If he didn’t exist, EDM would have to invent him. The man and his genre make great foils for one another: One is […]

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45 Min Spin Workout

45 min Spin Workout and Indoor Cycling Routine ft “Ravercise” Mix by Brazzabelle

Enjoy this awesome 45 min spin workout because Friends don’t let friends “Ravercise” alone!! Share this mix with your fellow instructors or friends!  Here is the not so secret scoop – instructors! – Interval training workouts are the antidote to boring classes and training plateaus.  In todays playlist we will play around with speed, timing, and […]

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Indoor Cycling Routine: 8 min Climb with intervals- Developing The Perfect Pedal Stroke with Royal Blood

Todays featured artist and song is Royal Blood are a British rock duo formed in Worthing in 2013. The band’s sound is reminiscent of and rooted in modern blues rock, hard rock and garage rock. I have a drill for their awesome rocked out tune called “Figure It Out.”  To introduce them and to understand […]

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Mashup Music for Spinning – Featured Artist: LeeDM101

A mashup is a song or composition created by blending two or more pre-recorded songs, usually by overlaying the vocal track of one song seamlessly over the instrumental track of another. I really enjoy using this form of music in my spin classes. The music is often has a high BPM and more important to […]

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4 Min Power Climbing Drill: Friday Night Indoor Climbing Music Ideas (Doors vs Hadouken)

Here is a clever mashup by DJ Le Clown (so many clever mashups!!) with one of my favourite English bands Hadouken vs the Doors.  Your riders will love the familiar Doors song Whisky Bar reinvented in the skin of Hadouken relentless beat – perfect for a banger drill!  We will run a 4 min climbing […]

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