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What to Expect from a Spinning Class

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  • I don't think Spinning classes use recumbent bikes. That lets me out, since I have back problems. I also don't like to be yelled at because I'm not keeping up the pace. I'm 65, not 25, and a size 2. - 10/9/2014 12:41:15 PM
  • I absolutely love spin classes. I started over 15 years ago. Not in regular basis, but every time I go to class I enjoy them. I started over in February and so far I loved them! Inmy opinion, is one of the most complete exercises available. If you push yourself, you will see results in no time. Thanks - 7/30/2014 2:32:54 PM
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    I find that I can't make it to spin class on a regular basis and when I try spinning on my own, I never push myself as hard as when I'm using this killer coached spinning album I found on iTunes. It's made by an elite cycling trainer to push you: - 3/13/2014 10:45:03 AM
  • The first spin class I ever took was the 8-week Grand Tour Program. I did NOT know what I was getting into, but really glad I did it. It was the best money I had ever spent on myself, it got me ready for road riding (this particular spin program is different than others). I loved it but it was hard work, it however, made me want to do it more! I suppose that is a good thing. My spin instructor, Linda, was energetic and made the class that much more exciting. She also put together a cycling club when the season began. I cannot say enough about Spinning, it is fabulous! Try it, you'll like it ! - 12/20/2013 6:20:48 PM
  • Thanks for sharing. I know of no classes near me. - 12/9/2013 4:56:43 AM
  • Good article. But I don't think I would like to spin. That's something you need to think about very hard. I believe you could hurt yourself. - 12/1/2013 4:32:26 PM
  • Spinning is aerobic exercise. It can be an awesome workout. Be cautious you are fit correctly on the Spinning Bike to avoid injury.

    Spinning is not cycling, it is an aerobic event that helps the body metabolism. Done correctly you will have gains in fitness and tone. - 10/26/2013 1:53:07 PM
    I live in Bergen County NJ but spinning was always a bit challenging for me. I found a great spin class at Club Metro in NJ. I have lost 10 pound in 3 months. I spin 3 times a week and I have gain tone and reduced the most stubborn belly. I am over 40 years old so Spin has been my savior.
    - 9/20/2013 9:16:26 AM
    Living in Doha - Qatar, I use to spinn for almost 2 years, and since almost a year I am cycling 3 times a week for about 1h 30 minutes,,, I am looking to get a certified spinning instructor,,, can this be on line? appreciate your assistance - 9/16/2013 7:52:03 AM
  • I've been a spin instructor for the past two years, and I think it's the most under-rated exercise at the gym. With the right routine and the right music, it's one of the best workouts you can get! - 6/5/2013 7:14:41 AM
  • I've been doing ex. on a stationary bike and need some routines. - 5/29/2013 11:58:46 AM
  • I love riding my bike for hours, so i thought i would like spinning. Turns out not only did i not like it; i think it was more like hate. glad there are so many classes and forms of other exercise. - 1/22/2013 9:45:25 PM
    Here is a good page with Questions and Answers on anything related to a spinning class:
    m_faq - 1/3/2013 4:42:50 PM
  • I loved spinning so much, I became an instructor ! I've been teaching classes for over seven years. LOVE IT !! - 8/9/2012 6:20:03 PM
  • This article is so much like an article in the new issue of Shape magazine. I appreciate how much more in depth you were on the subject though. - 8/9/2012 5:52:58 PM

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