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
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... 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
SparkTrophies are motivational tools designed to reward you for activities you perform at SparkPeople.com, from earning SparkPoints to losing weight. The trophies will be displayed on your SparkPage in two places:
On the main page of your... Read more
While you can skimp on some workout gear, shoes are not one of those things. Having properly fitted shoes is like having a good foundation for a house. It's better to spend more on quality shoes that will support your feet properly and last longer.... Read more
I was using the iphone app a year ago and disappeared for a while off sparkpeople. I came back and found the new app is significantly improved. Except, the bonus spin.
Is there no bonus spin on the app?
The mileage tracker is ONLY on the... Read more
What condition are your shoes in? If they're old, you probably need to go get fitted at a running store for new ones. I used to get shin splints really badly until I changed to a shoe that forced me to use proper running form (not heel striking).... Read more
I like the "NEW" feature [at least it is new to us "old-timers"~ SParkers who have been on at least a year] of getting to spin the wheel twice. I noticed that if I want to spin quickly, I can tap my point total DIRECTLY instead of going all the way... Read more
You want to be a fit person, right? That's why I'm sharing my own habits for keeping fit and staying healthy in the ongoing Habits of Fit People series. Here's one that works for me: Packing my bag. So why does something like this matter?I always ke... 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
So I finally took the plunge and bought some actual spin shoes with the clips and everything! I was nervous about this purchase as it is a bit hefty and I wasn't sure if it would really have an affect on my routine. I've been using the shoes for a li... Read more
So my birthdays tomorrow and my sister told me today that she'd get me spinning shoes for my birthday! YAY! I want them NOW! I can't wait to get them and figure them out and have much more enjoyable rides :-D
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