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So Flats are EZ

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By Michelle Colvin, International Spinning® Master Instructor-UK So Flats are EZ? Some riders think a flat road is either easy or boring. But if you’re not conditioned for it, cycling on endless flat roads can be monotonous and demoralizing.  We need to learn how to keep our strength and spirits up when the road is long and level and how it ... Read More »

Jumps on a Hill

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Michelle Colvin, International Spinning® Master Instructor (UK)  Jumps on a Hill mimics three “real road” riding techniques: To work your way around a hairpin or switchback curve up a mountain road. To burst or breakaway up a short, steep hill. To push yourself over the crest of a hill. For long climbs, it’s usually best to stay seated to conserve ... Read More »

Taming the Monkey Mind

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Michelle Colvin, International Spinning® Master Instructor, UK Endurance training is the heart and soul of your fitness program and coaching this zone is an art. People, however, find it boring, but is boredom an emotion or is it a state of mind? From a psychological perspective, boredom is not a lack of things to do but rather a lack of engaging ... Read More »

Time to Let Go!

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By Michelle Colvin, International Spinning® Master Instructor, UK How we choose to respond to the events in our lives influences what we experience, impacts our health and has everything to do with our well-being. Let’s face it, letting go can be hard to do. We try to hold onto people or things to feel important, to be loved, to ease our ... Read More »

Riding Underground: My Ride at the Underground Energy Zone in Bochnia, Poland

Spinning® Energy Zone ride in the oldest salt mine in Poland.

Michelle Colvin | International Spinning® Master Instructor (UK) As an International Spinning® Master Instructor for the last seven years, I have had the unique and privileged opportunity to present at some amazing events worldwide. However, one Global Ride that I presented at this year in was the Underground Energy Zone in Poland. Make this one Global Ride that you must NOT ... Read More »