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
On Monday, 21 April, once I had earned enough points, repeatedly I tried to "spin" the bonus wheel.
This was EARLY in the day. For some reason, though the Bonus Spin website would not allow me to spin, the site still showed that I earned 3 poin... Read more
Never thought that I would be on the cutting edge of another impossible trend in group exercise classes.
I used to go to commercialized yoga classes fairly frequently for a few years. Though not at the very height of THEIR trend here in New Yor... Read more
Lately when I earn enough points for a bonus wheel spin and click on the Woohoo! pop-up that says “Click here to spin the bonus sparkpoints wheel!”, I get an error screen which reads:
“The address wasn't understood
Firefox doesn't know how... Read more
I racked up 180 points today spinning for my SparkTeams and now I'm at level 20! I joined SP in April, 2008. It took me almost six years to get to this level.
But it's not about the points. It's about the camaraderie, the support, and the del... Read more
I have never done yoga before, though I have always been drawn to it. I never wanted to start with videos because I always felt that it would be best for me to have an instructor, especially in the beginning, to help me know how to do the poses prope... 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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