The thing about sweat
I don’t know about you, but when I’m in class and I feel that first drop of sweat roll down my cheek, it marks the beginning of a transformation, the beginning of a collective movement towards change and self-awareness. For me, every drop translates into the release of something. A detoxification of the body, but also of the mind and spirit. I can label each drop - as it represents...
The thing about hydration
We love water at the Shoppe and we encourage you all to drink as much water as recommended. For those of you who have attended our Sweat Cycle classes or any indoor cycling class for that matter, you know that you sweat A LOT during that hour. And if you do not hydrate properly pre and post indoor cycling class, it is extremely detrimental - you will find it next to impossible to complete class,...
The thing about fear
This post is dedicated to the riders out there who fear the weight of the wheel. Without the weight of the wheel, just as in life, one cannot be challenged and therefore growth is limited. I have heard many riders express fear that riding with a weighted flywheel will “bulk” their legs. Before discussing further, at the Sweat Shoppe we believe that riding is not just about the...
The Birth of the Sweat Shoppe
And here we are. After many months of talking, brainstorming and planning, we now begin the building of the Sweat Shoppe. Join us as we track the build out of our studio week by week until we arrive to our Grand Opening. We chose a space that was essentially a bare boned canvas. No plumbing, no electrical, no rooms. Just plain concrete walls and flooring. Pipes exposed in the ceilings and walls....