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The Importance of Human Connection, AKA, Why You Still Need To Ride In The Studio

Sometimes experience is sacrificed for convenience. Watching a sports game or concert of your favorite band at home is no substitute for the experience of being there live. And streaming cycling classes is no exception. While riding alone may be efficient, it’s missing the second, and arguably more important part of group exercise, the human connection.

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New JOYX Westport Classes & Location Tab

Who’s ready for some xtreme JOY? JOYX, the newest boutique studio brought to you by the JoyRide Studio team, offers a variety of classes to test your fitness level and help you achieve results. Depending on the class format, you will have access to a combination of fitness tools including boxing bags, rowing machines, heavy weights, resistance bands, medicine balls, jump ropes, kettlebells, ladders and more.

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Get Uncomfortable To Get Stronger: Aerobic vs. Anaerobic Exercise

We’ve all heard the terms "aerobic" and "anaerobic" used in the context of fitness, but not everyone understands the difference. Indoor cycling (including your daily dose of JOY!) as well as running, swimming, and other group fitness classes are all examples of exercises that incorporate both aerobic and anaerobic training.

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What Is JOYX

So, what is JoyX? JoyX is both the name of our new studio AND its signature class. The JoyX signature class is a high-intensity, total-body hybrid workout that combines strength and cardio using rowing machines, boxing bags and bodyweight movements designed to push boundaries in a darkened room with loud, motivating music.

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There Is No "Front Row" At JoyRide!

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.

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DEB CONRY’S STRESS-BUSTING TIPS FOR THE NEW YEAR

f you haven’t met the new JoyRide instructor Deb Conry yet, there is no doubt you’ve seen her enormous smile and infectious positive energy at JoyRide! She teaches indoor cycling with a twist: 35 minutes of intense cardio on the bike and 25 minutes of guided meditation off the bike, in Studio 2. In order to get our new year off to the right start, we asked her how she stays so positive and stress-free.

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Top 6 TIPS To Combat Your Post-Workout Soreness

We know the feeling – you just worked up the courage to try a new class, brand new to your body, and you’re feeling great, that is until the soreness hits the next morning! Where do you go from here? We asked a cycle, a circuit and a POUND instructor what their advice would be to our JOYful riders who are feeling the effects of a new workout the next day.

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Finding The Joy In Yoga

We have all read about the importance of cross-training so you can keep growing stronger! We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with our JoyRidge 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!

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