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Spinning Classes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Spinning Classes.

What to Expect from a Spinning Class

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

An Introduction to the Spinning Program

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 Can Finally Call Myself a Runner''

"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

Learn the Fitness Class Lingo

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

Bust Your Bad Mood with Exercise

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

Sparkwheel streak problem. Site not noting I spun?
Updated 7/25/2014 6:30:31 AM

Hi, It's possible, but unlikely I didn't spin the wheel yesterday. My streak is at zero for spinning the wheel. Can an administrator check to see if I spun the wheel yesterday.The date would be Thursday, July 24th. Thanks very much! ...  Read more

I wore a tank top to class!!!!
Updated 7/31/2014 6:09:05 PM

I've been on a hell of a rollercoaster when it comes to weight loss and everything that goes with it, for the past couple of years. One of the things I HATED to wear was tank tops. Even when I was 210 pounds! I hated them because I hated my thick fla...  Read more

Chubby fire spinning, hoop dancing, artist here
Updated 7/20/2014 8:11:54 AM

Just wanted to introduce myself. I've signed up many times, but never really stuck to logging and staying motivated. I'm a 31 year old living in San Diego and I could really use some encouragement if anyone reading this has some to spare. I wan...  Read more

Team Bonus point spins..lock out after 4 spins!
Updated 7/11/2014 8:53:28 AM

The message comes up that I have made my 5 bonus spins. I have only made 4 spins. The count circle button says I have only made 4 spins. Only 4 of the team flags have turned orange with points three flag with 3 points each one with 1 point. ...  Read more

Anyone tried Les Mills Grit classes?
Updated 7/14/2014 8:15:26 AM

What are your thoughts about these classes. I have taken the Strength, Plyo, and Cardio. Every time I finish with these classes I feel like I need to take 2 days off. Very intense. I like that you get a lot in in 30 minutes though....  Read more

Spinning and Running

Use spin classes (or a spin bike on your own) to improve your stride turnover rate!324...  Read more

My secret to Spinning a full class at 236 lbs

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

Jazzercise

This team is created for those who love to move and groove at Jazzercise classes!...  Read more

Stuff We Love: 4 Essentials for Spinning Class

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

6 Good Reasons to Try a Spinning Class

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

Two spinning classes in 4 days

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

Update on the Spinning Classes

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