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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

A Different Way To Look At Spinning

Revocycle is coming from a very different place than most Spin Studios. We're about bringing mind-body practice into the cardio of indoor cycling- good body awareness and alignment just like you do in yoga or barre, for the same reasons. We tune into the workout rather than try to entertain or distract you from it. We [...]

By | 2016-07-28T11:35:08+00:00 July 28th, 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

Warning! We’re Much More Difficult Than Regular Spinning

 Every other spin class uses fixed-gear spin bikes that help you pedal....cheat, really.   How do you know? Try stopping your legs in a spin class. You can't. The bike is pedaling you. Now get on the regular exercise bike in the gym and stop your feet. There...that's freewheel pedaling.   Revocycle, and our Natural [...]

By | 2016-06-02T10:00:52+00:00 May 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

Mindfulness And Indoor Cycling

Our lives are filled with constant email, phone calls, distractions. Facebook and Instagram, texting and traffic jams. The current trend in Spinning- the loud, chaotic and hot nightclub-style dance-party-on-a-bike -is both a symptom and an expression of our age of multitasking and distraction, a continuation of the chaotic lives we already lead. The antidote to our multitasking lives [...]

By | 2016-03-28T18:19:28+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Professionalism, Knowledge and Experience In Spin Class

Professionalism in fitness is knowing what you're doing and teaching how to do it well so that you can get the most benefits and protect your body from injury. At Revocycle we know cycling. And we know how to get very fit using cycling exercise. Riding with good form and high power output is how you burn calories [...]

By | 2016-03-07T13:13:35+00:00 March 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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