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Using Science To Maximize Your Cycling Workout

The founder of Revocycle has a Ph.D. in biology, has studied with John Ratey, M.D. of Harvard Medical School, and has ridden bikes for 25 years.   He observed 'dance party' spin classes and realized that spinners are not being told the truth.   You should know that in this industry anybody can buy 20 spin bikes, [...]

By | 2016-08-08T15:43:01+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting Serious In Cycle Classes

Revocycle is for people who are serious about using an indoor cycle to get really fit.   We are not a "non-stop party on the bike". We're people who want to do an exercise well. Think about it- if you can dance around and do 'around the worlds' while pedaling, you are by definition not cycling hard and therefore [...]

By | 2016-07-28T06:43:18+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Simple Ideas That Make Revocycle Revolutionary

The Revocycle fitness concept is a revolution in thinking about Spinning exercise. Like a lot of revolutions, it's based on some very simple, and in retrospect, obvious ideas. Cycle classes should use pedaling to get you in shape Alignment and position are essential in exercise Knowledge and experience are important when teaching a fitness program You may [...]

By | 2016-06-24T09:15:08+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

Truth, Love and Beauty In Indoor Cycling

At Revocycle we absolutely love the cycling exercise form. We find it beautiful, meditative, powerful. Like a yogi loves her practice, we love ours.   That's why we teach you to do it well, just like a good yoga teacher.   The truth is if you can do 'dance' moves while pedaling, then you aren't pedaling hard... and leaving the [...]

By | 2016-04-07T08:08:12+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Totally Off-Trend Indoor Cycling

We're the strangest indoor cycling studio in the country. We know.... 'dance party on a bike' Spin classes are absolutely, totally the trend. Most indoor cycling studios are started by people who have never ridden a bike for exercise, never taken any certification, and think cycling is 'boring'.  Thus you have 'oblique moves', 'choreography' and 'around the worlds'. Think [...]

By | 2016-04-06T15:15:46+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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