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Mainstream Music Monday: A Great Warm-Up for Anyone

This week’s warmup track has a great crescendo at the end to lead you into your workout, or it can be used as an interval during your ride.

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Friday Favorites: A Fresh EDM Mountain Climb

Although this song is about a mountain, it’s more suitable for a small hill based on its duration and bpm. This catchy tune is from an album that just dropped today.

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Obsessed With Cycling Drills: Teaching Rolling Hills in Your Cycling Classes

Riding rolling hills on a bicycle can be a thrill, especially when they are short and continuous. Because of this, they translate beautifully into indoor cycling classes. But teaching rolling hills is more than just alternating a climb with a “downhill.” To coach them in an authentic way, it’s important to understand how a cyclist would approach them, how gravity will affect your speed of ascent, and how cyclists take the descent. Then you need to know how to use the energy of the music to define your ups and downs. They are so much fun that your riders will be asking for them by name!

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Mainstream Music Monday: A Sassy Song for Surges

Let’s get a little philosophical as we ride, shall we?

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Friday Favorites: A Warm, Sunny Song

It has been rather snowy and cold in the northeastern United States and this week I just needed to share this warm, sunny track to remind us of better days yet to come. It works great as a recovery track, or a warm-up/cool-down. Any way you ride it, it is a great track from an unexpected hard rock artist.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Girl Power! March is Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is March 8

March is Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is March 8th. Your riders will love our Three Divas profile, or simply sprinkle some of these “girl power” tracks in your next playlist!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Songs That Ask Questions

What’s Up? Who Knew? Isn’t She Lovely? How Long? Who Can It Be Now? Are You Ready? Who Are You? What Am I? How Will I Know? (Can You) Tell Me Why? Who Do You Love? So many great questions, so many great songs! You’ll surely find some fun ones for a theme ride in this curated playlist of more than 310 songs, all that ask important questions.

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Mainstream Music Monday: It’s Only Rock and Roll, But It’s a Great Climb!

It’s so good to be bad! This song catches you right away with the steady rock tom-tom beat and bass.

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Friday Favorites: Tender, Sweet, Romantic

A stripped-back song featuring an angelic melody, calming vocals, and poetic lyrics will beckon you into an emotional trance for your cool-down.

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Wednesday Timeless Classics: Versatile and Timeless

If you’ve been in the Spinning® world a while, you’ve been hearing songs from this group since the early days, and they never get tiring. This is one of those songs. It can slide perfectly into many different crevasses of your profiles. Such diversity makes this one of those must-have songs you will use again and again, especially for your special profiles. There is also a 10-minute trance version to use on a climb.

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