If you’re stuck in a workout rut, it might be time to switch up your sweat session.
Well here’s an idea, head to one of these indoor cycling studios. Fair warning, though: these isn’t your average, cruise-around-the-neighborhood kind of bike ride. These classes are no joke. They offer a fast-paced, heart-pumping workout set to the perfect playlist.
So if you’re ready to ride, start your search for the right cycling spot with these cycling studios in and around Philadelphia.
Flywheel combines top-of-the-line technology with top-notch instructors to create a competitive, but welcoming, atmosphere. If you’re competitive or like to track your progress, you’ll love the “Torqboard.” This giant scoreboard of sorts allows you to transform your ride into a kind of real life video game, where you’re matched against a room full of fellow cyclists. If you’ve got a competitive flare, there’s no doubt this will help you take your workout to another level.
Here’s some good news. Your first ride is free at this Fishtown studio. So is the fact that this spot is an official Spinning facility, outfitted with 16 Spinner® Pro bikes. Sync your heart rate monitor up to the bikes computer to measure your performance, speed, and calorie burn. Ciclo is perfect for every rider from first timers to Velo veterans. And if you’re looking start your weekend off right, sign up for the Friday evening class where a live DJ spins while you pedal through your workout.
This Center City studio promises to deliver a great workout without any gimmicks. This isn’t another one of those exercise cults. They don’t play games. And if you ask, they’ll tell you it’s just “you, your bike, and all of your power.” Heck yeah! If you’re amped on the idea of powering through a ride, sign up for a class (your first one is free) and prepare for a 45-minute ride packed with sprints, hill climbs, and intervals that combine for a killer workout.
Make your way to the Manayunk for a free class at a cycling studio dedicated to helping you achieve the very best sweat session around. Inspiring and motivating instructors create a friendly atmosphere with a touch of toughness. Like, “we’re going to have fun”, but this ride won’t be easy. Start your indoor cycling journey at the Wall with the 45-minute cycling class and work your way up to the Spin and Sculpt or 60-minute session. So, are you up for the challenge?
Okay, this studio isn’t in Philadelphia. It’s actually in Collingswood, New Jersey. But it’s only 15 minutes or so from Philly, just on the other side of the Walt Whitman Bridge. And, twp: there’s more to this spot than indoor cycling. It’s a yoga studio too! So a trip to this boutique studio will deliver a butt-kicking workout in more ways than one. Especially if you show up for Cycle and Flow – a 30-minute spin session followed by a 30-minute yoga practice.
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