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Working Out in Hot Weather: Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat: Stay Hydrated and Know the Warning Signs of Heat Related Illness

When you’re working out in the heat take the following precautions, use common sense and know the signs of a heat-related emergency. Exercise In the Morning or Evening Exercise when the temperature is cooler, avoiding midday sun and heat. Get used to exercising in warmer weather by slowly increasing the time or intensity of your workouts. Even experienced athletes are ... Read More »

How to Be a Great Spinning® Instructor

International Spinning® Master Instructor, Josh Taylor leading Josh's Fighter Pilot Ride at the 
2013 World Spinning® and Sports Conditioning (WSSC) Conference in Miami.

By Sabrina Fairchild, Spinning® Master Instructor | California, United States Great Spinning® instructors have a variety of qualities that encompass the Spinning philosophy. The traditional philosophy has been to provide a safe, non-competitive experience with a well-planned profile connected to authentic music that allows all levels of participants to experience being champions. Instructors who remain true to these ideals stand ... Read More »

Spinning® Instructors Ask:
To Jump or Not To Jump


By Jeff Krabiel, Spinning® Master Instructor | California, United States Primary goals of the Spinning® program include developing cardiovascular fitness and creating better muscular endurance. And one of the most controversial and least understood movements in the Spinning program is Jumps. However, when using proper technique and form, Jumps are very beneficial. Spinning® Jumps for Strength In many ways, Spinning ... Read More »

Cadence Building vs. Sprints in Spinning® Classes

Spinning Sprints and Cadence

By Jeff Krabiel, Spinning® Master Instructor | California, United States Even with a strong foundation, many new Spinning® instructors struggle with the differences between cadence building and sprinting. After more than 17 years, I still answer questions about these two areas of the Spinning program on a weekly basis. Let me see if I can offer some information on the ... Read More »