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Theme Ride Thursday: Music for Your Holiday Playlist

Consider this holiday playlist your soundtrack not only for your indoor cycling classes this year, but also for cookie baking, gift wrapping, and that long ride to Grandma’s house!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Black Friday Playlist

The day after Thanksgiving is not for the weak or the weary. You and your riders will stay energized not just on Black Friday but through the whole holiday season with songs from our Black Friday playlist.

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How, and Why, Music Is So Important to Our Classes, Part 2

You can feel how important the right music is to the success of your class. Do you want to see exactly why music works and learn how you might use that knowledge to make your classes better? Read on!

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How, and Why, Music Is So Important to Our Classes, Part 1

As indoor cycling instructors we know that music is important to our classes. Do you want to know how and why? New research shows us how we can best take advantage of the power of music in our indoor cycling classes.

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How to Incorporate Long Intervals, Part 4: Music for Longer Intervals

Longer intervals can present a musical challenge for instructors. We have the tips you need to succeed! Here are four playlists with 180 songs of all different genres to use in your longer intervals. I’ve broken them down by genre and tempo (bpm) and provided tips on how to use them. I also give advice on other resources for finding longer tracks.

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Play “Sweet Home Alabama” This Week! RIP, Ed King, Guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd

Today we lost Ed King, the guitarist for the iconic southern rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd. He’s the one whose voice can be heard counting down at the very beginning of their most famous hit, “Sweet Home Alabama.” Here are a few tracks you can sprinkle into your playlists as a tribute to one of the more recognizable southern rock groups in the country.

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RIP, Aretha: R-E-S-P-E-C-T to the Queen of Soul

The Queen of Soul has left this world. Here is a Spotify playlist and a selection of some of our favorites and what to do to them in your Aretha tribute ride.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Red, White, and Blue—A Fourth of July Playlist Just for You!

Hold on to your sparklers, folks, and get ready to ride to these songs of freedom!

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Theme Ride Thursday: School’s Out, Bring on the Summer!

Two playlists to celebrate the lazy, hazy days of summer and the end of the school year! Plus, our Surfin’ Safari profile is bound to get your riders smiling. This profile has been a big hit with our members!

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Step Outside Your Musical Box: Weird Music

Maybe we’re weird, but we love to use humorous and crazy songs in our classes. We’ve put together a playlist of some of our favorite weird music for you. Some have ludicrous or whimsical lyrics, some have comical sound effects or composition that make these tracks so fun or funny. Throw a few of these into your profile and you’re sure to get some thumbs-ups and giggles!

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