I took a Spinning class for the first time after I moved away to college. I was active in sports throughout high school, and I knew that I wanted to stay strong and fit. Now it was up to me to do that on my own. I didn't know anything about Spinn... Read more
My first experience with this revolutionary indoor cycling activity seems like a distant memory. As I walked into the room, the lights were dimmed and candles were lit around the room. People all around me were wearing these tight black shorts an... Read more
"I only run when chased."
That was my answer anytime I was asked about running, otherwise known as torture disguised as exercise.
The way I saw it, there were only two reasons to run:
1. to catch a bus, plane or train
2. to... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
Some days, I am just in a mood. I don’t know what you call it, maybe stressed, bored, lonely, angry, sad, anxious, or tired. I call it "getting into a funk." When it happens, I have allowed my circumstances to dictate my attitude and... Read more
I like the new "home page" but would like an option to have it customized. the spark spin wheel at the bottom is not cool. I've missed out on streaks because its at the very bottom of the page. Please fix this. Thanks. 426... Read more
I am new to SparkPeople (just joined Oct 3) but I am very grateful for the tremendous help that the site and all the tools have given me. I have been very faithful with nutrition journaling and water drinking as well as doing fitness. I have to be i... Read more
DANG!!! I had a 195 day sign in streak going but for some reason on 11/2, when I signed in that afternoon, I could not spin the wheel and I could not post my blog.
I was able to track my food and fitness, update my status, etc. but was n... Read more
At 236 lbs, I had already lost a bit over 30 lbs on healthy eating alone,but I knew exercise had to be my next step.I saw the spinning classes at my gym & was honestly intimidated by them.None the less, I wanted a challenge.I trained on the ellyptica... Read more
I have had a strong and unwavering love of Spinning ever since I took my first class 10 years ago. Soon after, I completed my certification to teach Spinning and I've been teaching at least once class per week for the last several years. And this... Read more
As long as I can remember, I was into fitness. I was an active child, athletic and competitive, always trying new sports. Even as a teenager, I loved lifting weights, trying challenging workouts and pushing myself physically. I remember when I was ab... Read more
I went out and bought a gel seat so my
wouldn't hurt so much after the spinning class.
I have to admit it.. it's a great workout but i felt
when i got done.
It was a great feeling though once i picked myself back up again.
... Read more
In January 2010 I literally forced myself to try a spinning class. I had heard that spinning is an excellent cardio workout and gives realistic training for cycling outdoors. The reputation for difficulty was very intimidating. I was also intim... Read more
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