spin class

My association with spin class or any gym class for that matter has always been a combination of dread and disgust. And probably a little envy.
My Wednesday morning spin class was taught by a substitute instructor today. In the place of my usual wonderful teacher was one of those drill sergeant-y types that thinks the louder the music is (and the louder he yells) the harder you will work.
Outside of a hospital, bank, or trading floor, there are few places that are more "en-numbered" than today's gym.
'Let's go to spin class together, mom! There's a new Soul Cycle that opened in Westport.' How could I resist my darling 29-year-old son's request? I'm an empty-nester, after all, and we don't get to spend much one-on-one time together.
If there is one kind of doctor I could never be, it's a gastroenterologist. Aside from the fact that I'm a gasbag, the reason is simple: When it comes to invasive medical procedures that involve the exploration of cavities not treated by a dentist, I don't know which end is up.
Working out is a constant struggle. While on one hand you want to maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve snatched waist
2. You'll push yourself to the max, but no further. Spin classes aren't made for Tour de France contenders (well, maybe some
Indoor cycling has a ton of fans these days. What's the difference between Spinning and some of the boutique studios popular
I consider myself well-educated and self-aware. I wrote a Master's thesis on issues in Women's Studies and kept my maiden name. I assumed I was one of the last people who would unconsciously work harder for a man than a woman.
Note to self: Stay in California, especially if planning to take another class at SoulCycle. Was it a heavenly experience for me? No, but it was a hell of a workout.
Those walking by overhearing Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj blasting from our spin class may not see this as a place to learn much about the spiritual life. It can actually inform our understanding of the spiritual life, if only we have eyes to see and ears to hear.
I never thought I'd take one of these classes, because who doesn't look stupid in padded bike shorts indoors? Then I discovered that I can solve any thorny writing problem in spin class.
Chelsea Clinton plans to do her part to raise money for Haitian relief efforts by co-hosting a special 90-minute spin class