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good info on spinning
I have spinner off and on for over 20 years. It is a great workout and fun. I can really dial in my level of excersion and based on how you position you feet and body incorporate strengthening moves. Next Soul cycle new version of spin!!! Wish me luck!!
will love to try a class.
When we embrace our mistakes, we embrace living.
Since spinning classes don't come with recumbent bikes, I won't be going. I have back problems and spinning would do more harm than good.
I just purchased my own spinning bike today. I am totally excited to get started. I am not a "gym" person. I have my own in the basement. I need to burn calories and lots of them. I have under active thyroid and it's very difficult for me to lose weight. I do better when I do cardio but I don't like aerobics at all! I have made the decision to get back to working out every day. I wanted to integrate spinning into the other exercises I do. I hope it is as fun and rewarding as I want it to be!
I have an exercycle at home and enjoy doing a TABATA routine i.e. 20 secs max pedalling 10 sec rest. Repeat this routine 8 times and you have exercised for 4 minutes. Sounds easy but gives a good workout for those limited for time. Of course warm up and cool down periods are essential. TABATA can be applied to any fitness routine e.g. weights, walking, jogging, running, calisthenics, swimming etc. Google TABATA to get the information. Increasing tension during the 20 seconds really is a work out. Good luck to all Sparkies!!
I'm really enjoying spinning classes at my gym. I've been doing them for a couple months, usually 2-3 times per week. Yesterday I bought spinning shoes!!
I have taken Spin classes for the past couple of years, and then decided to become a certified trainer of Spin and love it. So I teach 2-3 times a week, and the participants are excited about being there. It's such a great calorie burner.
I have been "spinning" for about 6 months..going 3-4 times a week. I absolutely love it, feel challenged every time I go. It is important to remember to also work your muscles, by lifting weights. Muscle burns more calories than fat, so combining weight lifting with the intense cardio that spin gives, will give results that you will love!
I started Spin classes again a month ago. It's hard each time, but it's the best workout I've ever done. I have lost five pounds by doing spin three times a week and a "fit and tone" class twice a week. Give spin a chance. It's grueling, but you will feel so good after. Good luck!
I am thinking about starting a spinning class. Has anyone lost weight and how fast did you see results?
Holly, i started spinning 3 months ago, to say i'm hooked is an understaement. I've lost over 40lbs with the sessions and good diet. Two of the four sessions are 6.30 in the morning, now thats dedication. Like yourself, i've played numerous sports but its the best all round training that i have experienced.
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