Tips to Avoiding the Holiday Weight Gain

For some, the holidays are a time of celebration and excitement. But they are also often a time of over-indulging. This can lead to serious guilt by those trying to cut back due to health reason or simply to improve overall fitness.

Don't Hibernate this Holiday Season with These 4 Tips

This holiday season beat the holiday cravings and fight the urge to sit indoors with these tips!

4 Thankfully Fit Tips for a Healthier and Happier Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is one of the best days of the year. Don't let this year be ruined by feeling overstuffed and uncomfortable.

Cycle to Inspire 2018

The OTC crew is excited to be riding for an amazing cause this weekend and we want you to join us!

Ride for a Cause: Toys for Tots

This holiday season, consider bringing a toy into the studio to help make a child's holiday wishes come true.

Thank You For Your Service Deal

At OTC, we want to say thank you for your service in our own unique way!

It’s BOOberry October

If you love blueberries, you are going to scream for these deals! October at OTC is BOO-berry season and that means smoothie and bowl deals all month long.

Our Tricks to Beat Those Halloween Treats

Everyone loves the Halloween season but who needs all the access sugar? We have the perfect healthy tricks to help you beat those Halloween treats this year.

4 Tips to Beat the Taper Crazies Before the Baltimore Running Festival

If you are running the Baltimore Running Festival this weekend, we can't wait to cheer you on. But in the meantime, we have some great tips that will help you beat the taper crazies!

3 Tips for Starting a New Fitness Routine

Starting a new fitness routine is not always easy. At OTC, we are here to support all of your goals.

How to Tag Off the Chain Cycling Studio on Social Media

At OTC, there is nothing like seeing our members with big smiles on their faces when they hit a new personal best, are at the top of the class, and even just having fun with friends. We want to celebrate those moments with you!

How to Sign Up for Our Instructor Training on September 30th

Do you want to earn a little extra income on the side? Do you love fitness? We have the perfect opportunity for you on September 30th to become a certified indoor cycling instructor.

How to Beat the 9-5 Grind and Sneak in a Workout

Finding time to workout anymore can be a challenge. We know that. Which is why it is so important to prioritize a specific time of day for you.

Class is in Session - Indoor Cycling Class That Is

There is nothing like Back to School time to really get the endorphins flowing. But along with those endorphins comes stress for teachers and parents. We want to help!

This SPINGO Game is About to Be Off the Chain

Nothing says summer fun like a friendly game of BINGO. But this isn't your average BINGO game, oh no, this is SPINGO and it is done OTC style.

4 Fall Fitness Strategies to Make this Season your Best Yet

Fall is one of the best seasons of the year, especially in Harford County. But it is also the season that is the easiest to get out of shape. This year at OTC, we are determined to make sure that doesn't happen.

How to Spend the 4th of July in Harford County

Our instructors are gearing up for our 4th of July rides and we cannot wait to share our playlists with you!

Avoid these 5 Mistakes as a First Time Rider

Our team at OTC wants you to have the best ride possible whether it is your first ride or your 100th. That is why we are sharing the mistakes we often see our newer riders making so hopefully you can avoid them.

Interested in Becoming Schwinn Certified?

Becoming a cycling instructor may not be easy but we think our instructors will tell you, it is so rewarding.

3 Reasons Why Indoor Cycling is Great for Runners

Indoor cycling is great for anyone who is training for a race regardless of if it is your first 5k or your 100th marathon. Cross-training is key to having a successful training cycle.

Tips to be your Best at your Next Indoor Cycling Class

We know you may not always feel like crushing your workout but you know when you do you will feel on top of the world. We are here to help you with getting to that feeling.

3 Ways to Eat Your Water

They say that you have to drink your water to stay hydrated throughout the day but what if we told you that you can get more of your water from foods?

New to Indoor Cycling? Don’t Sweat It!

We are so excited you have chosen OTC to begin your indoor cycling journey! We can't wait to meet you in the studio for your first ride but before you join us, we have a few key tips to help set you up for success.

4 Reasons Why Indoor Cycling is for Men and Women

If you are a man and have been thinking that indoor cycling is just for women, we want to tell you why you should consider changing up your workout routine and head into the studio today!

OTC’s Favorite Healthy Summer Activities

After the winter we had here in Harford County this year, everyone is itching to get outside. We know we are! Which is why we are sharing some of our instructors favorite healthy summer activities that they will be enjoying when they are off the studio bikes.

What to Eat After an Indoor Cycling Class

Last week we shared what foods to avoid after a workout. Now, we are sharing the different ways our instructors fuel up after a hard ride.

What Not to Eat After an Indoor Cycling Class

You just crushed your workout, now comes the question - what are you going to eat? Fueling your body right after your sweat session is critical to building muscle and reaching your goal weight.

What to Eat Before an Indoor Cycling Class

We often get asked by our riders what they should be eating before and after their workouts. So we decided to ask around the studio. Now, we are taking that question in two parts. This week, we are talking about what to eat before your next class to help you achieve your best stats yet!

Memorial Day Fitness in Harford County

At OTC, we have you covered this Memorial Day Weekend to help you enjoy all of your backyard BBQs, time with family, and getting your sweat on!

What Our Instructors Want New Riders to Know

If you ask any of our instructors to share with your their best tip for new riders to OTC or indoor cycling in general, they will tell you to remember to have fun and enjoy the ride!

5 Key Things to Bring to Your First Cycling Class

At OTC, we want you to feel comfortable and prepared for your first class so make sure you bring these five things with you, arrive a few minutes early so we can get you all set up on a bike, and be prepared to fall in love with something new!

5 Ways to Move Past the Sore Butt and Love Indoor Cycling

At OTC, we will never promise you that you will not be sore the day after calls. We can’t promise you that your butt won’t hurt from sitting on a bike seat. What we do promise you is that soreness will help lead you to great things and you will get used to the bike seat.

How to Reduce your Risk of Injury during an Indoor Cycling Class

Have you ever walked into a cycling class and been so intimidated by all the levers on the bike that you just sat down and pretended it was set right for you? Maybe you moved to a different bike that felt a little better? At OTC, we want to help make sure this doesn't happen to you.

4 Benefits of Indoor Cycling

Are you looking to torch calories but don’t have a lot of time? Did you know at OTC you can burn up to 600 calories in just a 45 minute class? The best part, you don’t have to be an experienced cyclist to do so. We welcome all fitness levels to our classes and our instructors are pumped to show you a great time and get a great sweat on while you do so. If you are still on the fence, keep reading to find out more of the benefits of indoor cycling.