You know that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack is touting the importance of the perfectly crafted mix tape? A tape that has to kick off with a killer track to grab attention, then take it up a notch, then cool it off a notch?
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Going to the gym and working out can get monotonous. The same machines, the same steps on the treadmill, it gets boring. Aside from changing gyms, what is something that can be done to make it a little more exciting each time you go? The answer i... Read more
“My uptown girl! You know I’m in love with an uptown girl!” As these lyrics pump through your headphones, it’s easy to forget that while Billy Joel sings to you, you’re actually running on the treadmill.&... 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 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
I currently do 2 spin classes a week, and two kickboxing classes a week. I really wanted to add dance classes, like Zumba, but should I take a strength training instead of the dance ones?...don't love strength training... Read more
Energy burst!! 5am SPIN class, kids2school, business mtg, minor medical procedure, walk dog, cook dinner 4 kids, 6:30pm Kickboxing class, now sitting @ my political committee mtg, just ate pb+banana and I literally want to do laps around the room!... Read more
I do not like to exercise. Walking, running, spinning, swimming, etc. bores me to death. I have found out that "dancing" (If you can call what I do dancing) with Wii's Just Dance gives a great work out (if I choose fast paced songs) and I enjoy it... Read more
Music goes a long way with motivating me to work out. I can't imagine running, teaching Spinning class or even lifting weights without some good tunes to keep my mood and energy levels high. When I teach classes, music takes center stage. I take a lo... Read more
Every year or two, I get antsy with my fitness routine. My usual cardio becomes boring. Standard strength training doesn't hold my interest anymore. I get bored with my workouts and so I pick up a new pursuit, like Pilates, kettlebells or outdoor... Read more
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