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If You Want To Use An Indoor Cycle To Get Fit, Revocycle Is How You Do It

Revocycle is an entirely new approach to Spinning. We wanted a cycle class, not choreographed dance classes that didn't get us fit, hurt our knees and backs, and ruined our hearing. And indoor cycling is built for cycling exercise, not 'around the worlds' or 'corner to corners'.   We wanted a class that was taught with [...]

By | 2016-06-03T10:04:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Is Spinning A ‘Party’ and Yoga and Barre Are Mindful?

We're no more fun than your yoga or barre class. In fact, we're not trying to be fun.....we're trying to be good. And Revocycle is, guaranteed, the most effective and safe indoor cycling workout in the country.  Have you ever questioned why barre, yoga, strength training are all about focus and form and alignment whereas every Spinning studio is [...]

By | 2016-05-26T06:29:26+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prince and The Genius Of Fearless Vision

Whether you loved his music or not, Prince was a towering figure in the music industry. Ask any professional musician who worked with him and they'll say the same thing: Prince was a genius.  At just 18 years old he was offered record contracts by major labels.....and he turned them down. He insisted that he be the [...]

By | 2016-04-25T18:26:28+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Most Effective Spinning Workout In The Nation

Revocycle is the most effective Spin workout in the nation.   The reason is simple. We took the radical step of bringing freewheel pedaling into the Spin class. You may not realize it, but until now all Spinning bikes have actually helped power your legs. Like riding an electric bicycle, the heavy flywheel is sending [...]

By | 2016-04-10T10:45:45+00:00 April 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bringing The Mind And Style of Barre and Yoga To Spin Class

Revocycle is taking Spin classes in a new direction. We draw on the mindful and body-aware teaching style of yoga and barre workouts and focus on proper alignment and form for a better, safer Spin workout.     Think about it...both yoga and barre are super challenging and require focus and concentration, right? But of [...]

By | 2016-04-08T09:47:21+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2nd Wave Spinning- Athleticism and Form

2nd Wave Spinning is about incorporating experience and exercise science in indoor cycling to get really fit. 1st Wave in Spinning is about 'dance party on a bike', all sorts of moves and upper body motions (corner to corners, around the worlds), distraction and entertainment. It may surprise you learn that all of these dance moves are forbidden by the [...]

By | 2016-02-25T10:45:21+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using Science To Get Fit In Spin Class

Our Revocycle founder holds a Ph.D. in biology, has taught at elite colleges, and studied with John Ratey, M.D. of Harvard University Medical School. He has been cycling for 25 years. He is not an actor or underwear model. In order to use an indoor bike to get fit, you need to know what you [...]

By | 2016-01-27T12:47:46+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Athletic, Mindful Indoor Cycling

At Revocycle we're athletes. We think like athletes and we love movement in all it's amazing forms. And you are an athlete too! You have the same body, same ligaments, same muscles, same joints as all other athletes.  Here's a brief resume of our founder Cycling for exercise 25 years; raced from 1985 to 1997 [...]

By | 2015-11-24T08:53:20+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Authenticity- Act Like You’ve Been There Before

Vince Lombardi, the greatest football coach of all time and a legendary motivator, told his players "When you get in the end zone, act like you've been there before" What he's talking about is confidence, coolness really. If you're so excited to score a touchdown that you absolutely have to dance around and draw attention [...]

By | 2015-11-18T19:23:27+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sound, Fury and Hearing Loss In Spin Class

Most spin classes are so loud that studios hand out earplugs. Most of the time you can barely hear the instructor over the noise. Loudness is not equal to good sound. Hearing your instructor is not a bad thing. In the laboratory, scientists who study the stress response subject test animals to loud distorted sound [...]

By | 2015-11-16T19:52:13+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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