Cycling is perhaps among the best hobbies to develop, either as a pastime or as an exercise. Apart from being a great stress buster, it helps burn some serious calories as well. Not to mention that it helps to strengthen those core muscles that are so very important for overall strength and fitness. However, a few issues like road safety, lack of open spaces, bad roads, bad weather and lack of time are among a few reasons why people find it difficult to indulge in cycling as a regular activity.
Spinning is a name given to the process of riding stationary bikes in an enclosed environment- a solution to all those issues we spoke about earlier. Spin classes are classes where groups of multiple people come together to exercise (spin) on spin bikes with similar routines and intervals. Spin classes typically last 30-60 minutes and are run with various routines of different intensities, resistance, and rest.
If you’ve already read our 10-step plan to keep your fitness goals in 2018, you’re probably looking to add a new exercise to your list of things to try. In the heat of the growing ‘Spin class’ trend, we thought it’d be a good idea to examine the science beneath the benefits and give you five reasons why you should join a class this year!
Original Article : The Science of Spinning (and 5 Reasons You Should Consider Joining a Spin Class!)
By: Ashley Vance