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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

Ron Burgundy: “It’s Science!”

Science is everywhere, even in your spin class. Science informs everything we do here at Revocycle- heck, we were started by a real scientist who also happens to have ridden bikes, studied cycling, and raced bikes for 25 years! Lucky YOU.....science in service of greater fitness through cycle exercise!     Bike Fit, Pedal Speeds, [...]

By | 2015-10-20T09:45:32+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Give Genuine Compliments to Be More Happy :-)

We love the Happify site. It's a project that summarizes all the scientific ways to genuinely create happiness in our lives! And it seems one of the best things you can do to be happy is give genuine compliments. You know how that feels? It takes a little bit of presence and thought to really [...]

By | 2015-09-19T11:46:05+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Good Cycling Position and Technique Are For Everyone

Cycling is a complex movement form that uses many different muscles in the legs, core and the hips, all of which  must be synchronized to create a strong, effective and powerful pedal stroke. It's a beautiful thing, and it benefits from good position, concentration and focus not unlike yoga or barre work. That concentration creates [...]

By | 2014-10-08T18:45:06+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Community & Culture|0 Comments
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