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Spinning is an amazing way to stay in shape whether you are a hardened cyclist maintaining off-season fitness or  a sedentary fitness phobic that wants to turn their life around – Spinning is for You…

No other low impact exercise burns fat as efficiently as indoor cycling… What I really love about Spinning is the fact it is fully accessible to people of all ages and fitness levels whatever your body mass…


 Expert tips to check your form, blast more fat, and stay injury-free

The group energy and dynamic of a cycling class can make it feel like a competitive sport, but its important to remember that it’s not the Tour de France and you shouldn’t feel pressured to outperform your classmates. Make the ride your own by setting reasonable expectations and sticking with them, Dawson says. “Make today’s ride about your fitness level and body’s needs for today. Balancing your performance on the bike will help you adhere to a cycling program for longer and get you more results.”

Standing positions during your ride should be as close to your perfect seated position as possible. “Don’t stand and lean forward,” Figueroa says. “As soon as you come forward, all the work goes into your knee joint, which doesn’t allow the power of your muscles in the hip joint to take over.” When you stand, you should still feel the nose of the saddle bumping against the back of the inner thighs, he explains. read full article shape.com

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Video – Excellent Spin Routine For Beginners

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If you are new to spinning it can be quite intimidating to rock up to a new class and mix it with super fit hyped up spinners – the article on shape.com will help steady your nerves.

Full of excellent tips on spinning etiquette and avoiding injuries…

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About the Author Ian

Ian is the Chief editor here at OnlineBikesShop, a reformed Cycle Traveler... now a dedicated stay-at-home dad of a very active 3 yr old, a keen mountain biker with a passion for all types of bikes, the outdoors, and keeping fit...

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