Music is a HUGE component of every JoyRide class. Instructors spend hours creating the perfect playlist for every class. But when your instructor is outside the studio, what are his or her "must-play" songs? You may be surprised to hear Rhodie's answers!
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At JoyRide, we always say “there is no front row,” and that you will have the same high-energy, endorphin-surged experience in all of our indoor cycling classes, regardless of where you ride in the studio. This being said, we also want JoyRiders to know that riding in the front row can be an outstanding experience, and all are welcome there. We love how Erin Ritz gave it a try and now she’s hooked. Read her guest blog on gaining confidence one row at a time!
It’s that time of year again – New Year’s resolutions time. We know that many of you have certain goals in mind for the upcoming year, but do you find yourself quitting your goals come February 1? Read our instructors’ advice for the healthiest New Year’s resolutions you can make – healthy physically, mentally and emotionally – AND how to achieve them all year round!
The holidays are looming (and so are all of the delicious holiday foods). While we’re all about getting healthy and fit at JoyRide, everyone, including our instructors, needs a good indulgence once and awhile! Don’t you think we’ve earned it? Do you ever wonder what your favorite instructor craves on when they’re not on the bike? Read here!
We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with our JoyRide Ridgefield neighbor, Buddhi Yoga. Beyond our studios’ proximity, yoga and cycling perfectly complement one another. Co-founder and Lead Instructor Rhodie Lorenz and Wendy Boscia, Director and Instructor at Buddhi Yoga, share why this is the case!
We asked JoyRide instructors what they thought were the biggest mistakes riders make in Cycle classes – and how to solve them and avoid injuries. Read these top six indoor cycling mistakes and learn how to avoid them!
The biggest, warmest, JOY-filled THANK YOU to our incredible riders over the last five years!
What would you tell your younger self? Read how our JoyRide instructors revisit their 20-year-old selves and share the lessons they’ve learned. Read their 11 pieces of advice here. Life is a trip, enjoy the ride! #FlashbackFriday
What a better way to share your feelings about your loved one than a top-secret, choreographed, flash mob, indoor cycling class proposal? Watch JoyRide instructors Adam Keller and Jared Marinelli's long-awaited engagement video here!
Resistance + Speed = Power! Resistance is the key to any JoyRide and helps in efficiently burning hundreds of calories each 50-minute class! Read JoyRide co-founder Rhodie Lorenz’s guidelines to the JoyRide resistance scale here!
JoyRiders ask us all the time: What's the correct handlebar height for me? Find out why knowing the right heigh is paramount for your safety!
Calling all tennis players out there! Did you know your JoyRide classes are actually helping your game? Co-founder/Lead Instructor Rhodie Lorenz, an avid tennis player herself, lobs out some thoughts about cross-training and kicking up your tennis game. Tennis + JoyRide = the perfect match!
If you're new to JoyRide and/or indoor cycling, check out these quick primer videos before you ride. Next stop: 50 minutes of endorphin-surged, calorie-torching JOY!
Taking your first indoor cycling class at JoyRide? First time? Nervous? NO, you've been nervous lots of times (right?)! Well, be nervous no more. Let's break it down for you.
"Do these Lululemon pants make my thighs look big after my JoyRide?" If I had a Shot Block for every time I have been asked this question in some variation by an innocent female rider, I would be well hydrated and heavily caffeinated!
Rhodie is a co-founder of JoyRide, the studio's creative director / lead instructor and a mom of three active boys. You may be fully versed on her calorie-torching rides, love of costumes and theme rides. You have probably seen her driving around town in her JoyMobile, but did you know...?
Spring is the perfect opportunity to renew your fitness goals and pledge to make a fresh start. Out with the old bad habits or excuses for not working out -- and in with a new, positive outlook and a renewed commitment to becoming healthier, stronger and more fit.
To clip in or not to clip in? For JoyAddicts, it's not even a question! Many of our JoyRiders say cycling shoes are life-changing (oh yes, and ride-changing)!