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Mad Dogg Athletics Teams with Philadelphia Insurance to Offer Professional Liability Insurance for Our Instructors

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You invest your time and skill in the health and safety of your clients. Now protect your career for as little as $12 a month. No matter how cautious you are, the risk of injury is always present when you train your clients. From trip-and-fall risks, to personal injury, bodily injury or sexual harassment claims, having the proper coverage will ... Read More »

Javier Santin, Spinning® Master Instructor | New York, USA

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A Master Instructor for the Spinning® program since 2010, Javier Santin is a highly experienced international fitness presenter and educator with over 15 years of experience in personal training, sales, communication, fitness management and marketing. Originally from Madrid, Spain, he relocated to New York City in 2014. Javier has been the Fitness Director of some of the top health clubs in ... Read More »

Carmen Diges, Spinning® Master Instructor | Ontario, Canada

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Carmen Diges is a fitness professional with over 20 years of dance training. She teaches Spinning® classes and workshops as well as yoga and Pilates. She’s a personal trainer, holistic coach via PinstripeMystic Life training Systems and a competitive road cyclist who has raced throughout Canada and parts of the United States. She is a Spinning® Master Instructor and a Power Specialist Master ... Read More »

Anthony Bishop, Spinning® Master Instructor | South Africa

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Why did you start taking Spinning® classes? I was encouraged to try this new form of exercise and training, which was introduced into our gyms here about 15 years ago, when Johnny G. (a South African by birth) visited South Africa. After just a few classes I found the Spinning® program both challenging and fun. What inspired you to become a Certified ... Read More »

Albert Arranz, Spinning® Master Instructor | Spain

Albert Arranz Master Instructor Spain

Albert Arranz has been a life-long fitness enthusiast and has participated in a wide variety of workouts, but only the Spinning® program made him addicted to fitness. The effects lasted not only throughout the actual workout, but also helped to change his personality and way of thinking. That positive impact inspired him to become an instructor so he could have a similar impact on ... Read More »

A Guide to Spinning® Energy Zones for Heart Rate Training

Training in the Spinning® Energy Zones: Get in the zone and advance with heart rate training

The Spinning® Energy Zones™ (EZ) are divided into five different heart rate ranges that emphasize a different workout intensity. Working in each Energy Zone is important for a balanced exercise program, which improves all aspects of your fitness, including mental and physical endurance, strength and performance. You can also ask your Certified Spinning Instructor how to use the Spinning Energy ... Read More »

Iona Passik, Spinning® Master Instructor | New York, USA

Iona Passikopy Master Instructor USA

Iona Passik trained thousands of new Spinning® Instructors in European countries over a three-month period in 1999. She has 15 years of experience as a Spinning instructor, group fitness expert and is also an ACE and AFAA continuing education provider. For Iona, what makes Spinning special as a program is the transcendence of self-awareness one experiences. With that comes the “introspective” self-observance ... Read More »

Maryjo Ruckel, Spinning® Master Instructor | New York, USA

Maryjo Ruckel Master Instructor USA

Maryjo Ruckel began her educational background studying business but she was so inspired by the fitness industry 15 years ago that she decided to change fields and become a fitness professional. Maryjo is a faculty educator for Town Sports International (TSI) in New York City, where she trains instructors in the Spinning® program for New York Sports Club, Boston Sports Club, ... Read More »

Elizabeth Hoffman, Spinning® Master Instructor | North Carolina, USA

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Elizabeth or “Lizzy” Hoffman, has been fascinated by movement her entire life. In her teenage years, she was professionally trained in ballet and modern dance and traveled abroad as a dancer for several professional dance companies. As a Spinning® Master Instructor, Lizzy stayed true to her obsession with movement and she holds a degree from the University of South Florida in ... Read More »

Lynn Taylor, Spinning® Master Instructor | Pennslyvania, USA

Lynn Taylor Master Instructor USA

Lynn Taylor has over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry and is an avid road cyclist and Spinning® Master Instructor for the past 14 years in Doylestown, PA. She is a competitive triathlete with multiple podium finishes. She has also competed in numerous running events including the Boston Marathon. What Lynn loves most about teaching Spinning is helping ... Read More »