Wednesday, June 6, 2018

FlyWheel Sports - Trying Something New in Cameron Village

As the weather shifts more into the hot and humid days of Summer, you may want to consider an exercise routine indoors.  Flywheel Sports in Cameron Village, offers indoor cycling and exercise classes that challenge both expert athletes or novices (like me!) with an intense workout in just 45 minutes that push you to use your maximum potential while still having fun in a state-of-the-art facility. While riding the bikes in the Flywheel classes you can easily track your performance and participate in friendly competition with others in the class with cool bike technology. The Flywheel studio features stadium seating, custom-made indoor cycling bikes as well as complimentary towels and indoor cycling shoes for riders. The sophisticated facility at Cameron Village also features FlyBarre, a total body sculpting class that blends the best of lightweight training, dance, and core strengthening exercises.

Last week I took my first Flywheel class in Cameron Village. I have to admit I was a bit intimidated having never taken a class like this before (I had taken some cycling classes in my gym years ago). I arrived a few minutes early and was greeted by super friendly staff who helped me get my shoes for the bike and a locker to use. The lockers use your own security code so no need for bringing a lock. Towels and water were readily available. My bike was reserved for the class (you can choose and reserve your bike location in the studio) and the staff showed me how to properly get situated on the bike, lock in my shoes and adjust the seating and height. They showed me how to track my performance during the class and adjust the "torq". In-studio, every bike has a display with your Power Score and other metrics. The "Torqboard" is the TV screen in class where you can race other riders with an incognito "Torqname". This is optional but it is a unique feature of the class.

The room was nice and cool and they bring the lights way down once class starts so you can relax and get focused. The instructors are energetic and excited and work with all levels in the class. The music is loud and keeps you moving throughout the class. I like the 45 minute class versus an hour, for some reason it just feels like you can push harder and be done sooner ;-) After class, the instructor congratulated everyone and we all headed out to start our day!

There are really nice showers available if you need to get ready for work or whatever you have planned. Also, I definitely want to mention parking! I initially had the thought where in the world do you park for a class here? Not to worry! There is plenty of available free parking in the building garage. If you enter where the new Starbucks is located in Cameron Village and drive all the way through, you will see signs for parking in the garage under the apartment building. Bonus-your car will be nice and cool and out of the summer sun, after an intense workout! ;-)

The Cameron Village Raleigh location is the only Flywheel studio in the Triangle! They are excited to announce the debut of Pack Memberships, offering best value AND exclusive member perks. Click here to learn more.

Pack Memberships offer a new way to crush classes each month! You can pick a pack that fits you, based on how frequently you take class. The more classes you get, the more you save, and your pack will automatically renew each month to keep you accountable and on track to reach your goals.
  • 4 classes/month: $80 ($20/class)
  • 8 classes/month: $144 ($18/class)
  • 12 classes/month: $192 ($16/class)
And to give you even more flexibility, all credits and Pack Memberships can now be used for Flywheel and FlyBarre classes. For more info and to purchase, click here:

I hope after reading this you feel inspired to try something new like Flywheel this summer to shake up your workout routine. Use the promo code FLY-RALEIGH to try your first class FREE!

Shout-out to Jenny Roberts, Flywheel Studio Manager for making time to meet with me, show me around the studio and giving me the confidence boost to take a class! ;-)

HOURS: Monday - Sunday: 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
LOCATION: 402 Oberlin Road Suite 104 Raleigh, NC 27605 | ph: (919) 948-3332

 I'm excited to partner again with Cameron Village and Jaguar Land Rover Cary again this Spring to feature some of the great merchants in the Village and highlight some 2018 Spring trends and great "hidden gems". I love shopping, dining, drinking, exploring local and it's been an amazing opportunity to get to know these merchants, their stories and their passion for what they do!


  1. Love that place! Super nice staff and incredible teachers. Best place to get an amazing sweat in only 45 minutes...

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