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What Is Revocycle Freewheel Pedaling?

You may not have realized it, but every Spin bike you've ever ridden is fixed-gear, which means the 50lb flywheel on the bike is literally locked to your pedals.   Once you get the wheel turning, it has huge momentum. You can feel the force of it by trying to suddenly stop your legs in a [...]

By | 2017-03-03T17:05:55+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Essential Tips To Survive-And Thrive- In Your Dance Party Spin Class!

We know, Spin class seems intimidating and scary and only for SUPER FIT people.   But here's the thing.....dance party studios don't know much about cycling or fitness, so that's why they make use of the...   Wizard of Oz Compensation: create lots of light and sound and smoke to make people think you are powerful and knowledgeable.   [...]

By | 2017-03-04T09:59:34+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spectacle, Distraction and Bad Form In Spin Class

Spin studios are engaged in a distraction and spectacle arms race- more flashing lights, louder sound, wilder 'dance moves', less clothing, more Victoria's Secret models.   Every day a new studio opens somewhere with some new shiny thing to better entertain you and distract you from what you're actually doing. With each turn of the [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:28:34+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intellectual, Sophisticated, Effective…Feminist?

Revocycle is a different kind of spin studio, and a different kind of fitness business. We're athletic, feminist, intellectual, authentically spiritual and totally lacking in trying to be cool.    Our background is not in 'fitness' culture. We come from academia and athletics; our founder taught at at top-ten national liberal arts college and has [...]

By | 2017-03-27T15:54:34+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join Us In The Smart Cycling Movement

Revocycle is the national leader of a new movement in indoor cycling....smart cycling.     Smart cycling means everything is changed about what you think of 'spin' class...the only similarity between us and your 'dance party on a bike' studio is bikes and speakers in a room.   Our foundational belief is that exercise is amazing....if [...]

By | 2017-02-04T09:55:26+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Would You Take A Barre Class From Someone Who Thinks Barre Is Dumb?

Revocycle is 180 degrees opposite of the hottest trends in the Spinning industry. We couldn't be more different from your average SpiritCycle, ThrobCycle, OnFireCycle, SexCycle, or whatever else they're calling them.   A little history- all of these are total ripoffs of SoulCycle, the NYC company that pioneered the idea that cycle instructors don't need to know [...]

By | 2016-12-31T08:52:50+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Revocycle’s Idea of Fun In Spinning

'Fun' is not the goal of a Revocycle class. Is it shocking to you that we said that?   Call us crazy, but we don't think an instructor screaming obscenities is fun. We fail to see the enjoyment in hearing damage and ringing ears. Contorting and swinging our bodies around in dangerous positions while attempting to get [...]

By | 2016-11-25T11:34:32+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barre and Yoga vs. Dance Party Spin Class vs. Revocycle

Barre and Yoga: calm voice Dance Party Spin Class: yelling, obscenity, vulgar Revocycle: calm, respectful, professional   Barre and Yoga: extensive instructor training, up to 200 hours including physiology and anatomy, experience required for safety Dance Party Spin Class: no experience required, submit a head shot for an interview--->actors and models; must be 'hot' Revocycle: [...]

By | 2016-11-11T08:47:33+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Revocycle- Serious, Scientific, Athletic Cycling Workouts

This ain't no party, this ain't no disco...this ain't no foolin' around.   At Revocycle, we bring 25 years of cycling experience and science to our proprietary program. If you want to use a bike to get fit, Revocycle is how you do it.   Serious. At Revocycle our goal is to get into the 'zone' of hard [...]

By | 2016-11-08T07:43:26+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Less Is More In Revocycle Indoor Cycling

We're a totally new and unique approach to indoor cycling. Revocycle is about using an indoor cycling to get fit.    Less chaotic---------->more mindful Less vulgar---------->more thoughtful Less 'Rockstar'------>more authenticity Less 'club scene'------>more barre or yoga Less 'sexy'------>more health and happiness Less dancing------>more happy knees and back less knee and spine damage------>more holistic health less [...]

By | 2016-11-02T09:26:32+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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