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Spinning Vs Cycling Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Spinning Vs Cycling.

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

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

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

Give the Gift of Health & Fitness

With the holidays approaching, you've probably got gift-giving on your mind. Stumped over what to get Uncle Joe or Mary, your college roommate? If your friend or family member has expressed interest in getting healthy or already has an established...  Read more

Why Support SparkTeams?

Several years ago, we created a Community feature called SparkTeams, which allow members of our site to find like-minded people with similar goals, interests and even geographic locations. Most Teams are created and led by members. They're a safe...  Read more

Slim Fast vs Carnation Instant Breakfast
Updated 4/16/2014 6:53:10 PM

A few days a week I am not home from work and ready to eat dinner until after 8:00pm. I've tried to eat a larger meal during the day and something light in the evening, but, it doesn't work out - not even time, etc. I picked up some walmart brand sli...  Read more

Article in NYT about BMI, fit vs. fat
Updated 4/15/2014 8:28:45 AM

Good article examining utility of BMI, importance of belly fat, etc. well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/14/a-number
-that-may-not-add-up/?_php=true&_type=
blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=health
?src=dayp&_r=1&...  Read more

App vs website
Updated 4/6/2014 11:09:09 AM

Just downloaded the ipad app since it was free. I can't see how to log other measurements, how to get to community, my spark page, etc!! I don't get it! Thought it would be nicer since every single time I lead my Sparkpeople I gave to log in s...  Read more

Goals VS Reality - what can i expect?
Updated 4/4/2014 8:26:59 AM

Hello. I was hoping for some input - more of a reality check - to get my goals in order, and what i can really expect as i venture into my weight loss journey My name is Jamie. I am 28 and clock in at 200lbs. I am not an active person, a dieter...  Read more

How to track casual cycling?
Updated 4/1/2014 10:05:19 AM

I went on a casual bike ride today around my neighborhood--first time in FOREVER so I had to start very gently. I averaged about 8.5mph for just over 20 minutes, but there's no entry for cycling that slowly in the fitness tracker. The lowest speed...  Read more

Join the local bicycle club in your town!

Bicycling is one of the best non pounding exercises to do. When you go on long rides with the club, you can go a long time by talking with everyone. You don't realize how far you have gone. It burns many calories and it's fun, Try it...I love the Ho...  Read more

Save your butt!! (As you make it go away)

If you are into Spinning cycling, I would HIGHLY suggest that you buy a gel seat to add when attending a Spinning class. It was be a lifesaver and save you from having a sore "saddle" (i.e. butt/crotch). Well worth the $. :)...  Read more

Indiana Sparkers - The Official Indiana Team!

We are the Official Indiana Team. Anyone in Indiana is welcome. Fitness minutes logged move our ranking up on the State Vs. State Leaderboard. Thank you for logging your fitness minutes!...  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

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