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Holy Cycle Exhaustion Batman!

Friday, January 18, 2013

I promised myself in the beginning of the new year that I would throw in some new exercises into my exercise routine. I took my first cycle class today. I hated it and loved it at the very same time. It was intense. I usually do 120 minutes of exercise a day. After 60 minutes of spinning (cycle), I was DONE! I definitely feel like I got a good workout. I could not stand for very long. Okay, I really couldn't stand at all, but I upped the resistance to make up for it as the instructor told us to do. Spinning really got my blood pumping I will do it again. Probably Wednesday. I need a gel seat cushion though. oh my!!!! My booty is going to feel THAT in the morning! I was absolutely drenched in sweat.

I really like that I am adding new and different work outs. It really is keeping me motivated and not bored. But, yea, I need to remember this when I can't walk in the morning.

This weekend I can not go to the gym because the bus doesn't run when the classes are on and I only like the classes at this gym. I guess I get some walking in! I guess that is a way of cross-training too right? And with the two big workouts I have had I might need a day of recovery (or 3) with just walking and maybe some SP videos. :)
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SCCUDDLERS 1/19/2013 8:50AM

    I've been wondering about spin class, too. I just started the c25k program though, so I'll waiit until I've finished that before heading to spin class :-). Glad you got a good workout in. Be sure to stretch and move around to combat soreness. emoticon

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FLAMENM 1/18/2013 10:06PM

    I've always wondered about spin classes. Maybe I can find an affordable gym near me.

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COLLEENROSTE 1/18/2013 9:57PM

    I've wondered about spinning too. heard lots about them, and even have looked at a spin cycle vs a stationary bike to add to our home equipment. my knees are just too scared to try... guess I'll stick to walking with my nordic poles for cardio

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LMCBUD 1/18/2013 9:41PM

    Awesome that you tried a spin class! You have guts!!!! I'm so darn intimidated by those classes, I just can't bring myself to go. I'll have to consider following your lead. emoticon

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ALEXSGIRL1 1/18/2013 8:10PM

    awesome for trying new things it will help the weight loss effort.

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THESUBY 1/18/2013 7:17PM

    Wow! Thank you for sharing. I've been wanting to start a cycling class and was wondering what to expect. Guess I better get my endurance up a bit before I start, lol!
Have a great weekend! Walking is a lot of fun, too!

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