Its also the most popular.
The Rec Center has the only cycling studio on campus and any student or member can participate if they purchase the group cycling pass.
ATTENTION: CYCLING IS NOT FREE JUST BECAUSE YOU PAY TUITION.
The pass is only $40 a semester and if you purchase the combo pass that includes TexerCise classes it is only $100.
“Cycling is just part of my weekly workouts,” JV Vong said. “Its worth the money.”
There are 13 different cycling classes you can choose:
Group Cycling: For all participant levels. (beginner – advanced)
Group Cycling Express: A 45-mintute group cycling class for those on the go.
Power 40: designed for those who are short on time but high on motivation over their lunch hour (beginner – advanced)
Endurance Ride: A 60-minute class that involves cardio challenges, hills, varying speeds and resistance, and endurance segments. (beginner – advanced)
Endurance Ride PLUS: A 90-minute class for the weekend warriors out there. 75 minutes on the bike plus a 10-minute stretching segment. This class ends with 5 minutes of pure relaxation.
Cycle 40/20/20: Great for those who are looking for a complete workout! Cycle for 40-minutes, do 20-minutes of upper body exercises, and finish with 20-minutes of core and flexibility work. (beginner – advanced)
Cycle + Abs: A 40-45-minute cycling workout followed by 15-minutes of great abdominal exercises. (beginner – advanced)
Cycle + Pilates: A great cycling workout on the bike – followed by a Pilates segment to lengthen and strengthen your entire body. No previous Pilates experience necessary. (beginner – advanced)
Cycle + Sculpt: Combine the best of both worlds and reap the benefits of a cycling class infused with sculpting and group strength exercises.
Cycle + Upper Cuts: Complete a great cycling workout and finish up with some amazing upper body exercises to tone, strengthen, and define.
Cycle + Yoga: Get a great cardio workout and follow it up with a yoga segment. The perfect combination for a complete mind/body workout! (beginner – advanced)
Hill Ride: This class will focus on hill specific movements and will challenge and improve your lower body strength and cardiovascular system. Shake up your cycling routine and try this class! (beginner – advanced)
Speed & Interval Ride: Consists of fast flats, standing and seated runs, and intervals galore! (intermediate – advanced)
And be prepared to sweat because the classes are challenging and although it is a group class, you can set your own personal speed and rate that fits how you feel. Just remember to bring a towel and water bottle to every class and arrive at least five minutes early because they fill up fast.
“It is the most intense workouts I have,” senior Myrna Rombado said. “Looking in the room it seems easy and basic but its not like an ordinary bike ride. The instructors are intense too.”