Monthly Archives: July 2014

Spin Confessions and Updated Fit Empress Blog Link

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I love spin class and recently I’ve been attending FlyWheel classes more than going to my regular gym (mainly because I like knowing I won’t have to arrive 45 minutes early or engage in fisticuffs just to get a bike).  I have grown to love the dark nightclub atmosphere and the music in the class I usually attend is exactly what I need to stay motivated.  All that said, I have a confession.  My Power score is low.

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90 Minutes of Spin Class: Are You Insane?

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Yesterday was another 90 minutes of spin and I loved it!  Well, I kind of hated it because spin will do that to you, but I overall, I loved it.  I look slavishly each week for any 75 or 90 minute class offered.  My max was a series of 2 hour classes this past Winter.  I’m twisted like that.

If you’ve never done spin at all, let alone 2 hours of it, my biggest piece of advice is DON’T BE INTIMIDATED.  I tried spin 10 years ago and hated it (just regular hate on that one) and vowed never to do it again.  Then, last December, a random discussion with a woman in the gym locker room (thank you tall, athletic girl whoever you are!) encouraged me to try it out again.  My fitness journey had begun, so why not try spin one mo’ gin?  The rest is history.  I’m now a full-fledged spin rat ( I think I just made that up – copyright/trademark me!).

What do you need to know before you troop into that dark smelly room in your gym?  No, the one with the bikes.
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