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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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