December 2011

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Healthy Holiday Eating

The holiday season is a time of excitement, filled with parties, events, and spending cherished time with loved ones. And as we all know too well, most of these activities revolve around food. Spinning® Master Instructor Jennifer Ward, RD, LDN, CLC, CPT, shares the key to avoiding holiday weight gain and staying healthy this holiday season.

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Touched by a Book

As a Spinning® instructor and fitness professional, you may face physical, emotional and mental challenges at some point in your career. "Flow in Sports” and “Thinking Body, Dancing Mind” help us confront and benefit from them. Read on to learn how Spinning Master Instructor Nancy McCorry found meaning and got a better understanding of a major life experience after reading these two books. Read and ride over the holidays with these enlightening and re-energizing recommended reads.

 

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A Holiday Profile for You!

Looking for some exciting holiday classics to add to your Spinning® profiles this month? Look no further! Follow the link below for a fun-filled profile your students are sure to enjoy! Have other holiday song suggestions? Post them on the Spinning Facebook page and share with your fellow instructors. Happy holidays!

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The new Spinner® Blade and NXT have arrived!

The revolutionary new Spinner® Blade and enhanced Spinner NXT are here! These next generation Spinner bikes continue to raise the bar with innovative new features, keeping the Spinning program as the leader of the indoor cycling industry. Click to learn more about the newest additions to the Spinner line of bikes and order yours today!

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Spinning® Marathon Benefits Hospice Wits and Smile Foundation

On Saturday, September 17, hundreds of riders participated in a 9-hour Spinning® marathon at the Piazza in Melrose Arch in Johannesburg, South Africa to benefit the Smile Foundation and Hospice Wits. Participants rode alongside celebrities to the beats of celebrity DJs as five Spinning instructors taught on stage. The event raised 350,000 ZAR—over $40,000. Read on to learn more about this incredible event.

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Spinning® 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways

We are celebrating YOU—our Spinning® family—this holiday season with 12 Days of giveaways, Dec 14–25! Become a fan and join the fun: www.facebook.com/spinning
 
DAILY GIVEAWAYS:
All Spinning Facebook fans can participate in our 12 Days of Christmas daily posts for a chance to win amazing prizes, such as a:
 
Spinner® Bike
Spinning® Towel
Spinning® Jersey
Spinning® Water Bottle
Spinning® Socks
Spinning® 8-Week Weight Loss Program
Spinning® On-The-Go Backpack
 
Enter daily beginning at 9:00 am PST and winners will be announced at 4:00 pm PST. Visit www.facebook.com/spinning for more details.

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Upcoming Events

Are you ready to hit the Vegas jackpot ... fitness style? Registration is now live for the first annual Las Vegas Balance Fitness Conference January 25–29 at the Planet Hollywood hotel! Some of the world's top instructors will shape up your weekend with a world-class lineup of workouts and workshops from Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Bodyblade®, Zumba®, TRX®, Bosu®, Body Bar®, Perform Better®, Yoga Tune Up®, along with sessions in cardio kickboxing, boot camps, yoga and much more. Don't forget to register for Josh Taylor's famous Animal Ride on Thursday, January 26. Learn more and register today.

Join us at the ECA World Fitness Conference in New York, New York, March 8–11, 2012 for high-energy sessions from Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Pilatesstick®, Bodyblade® and Resist-A-Ball®. Experience the power of Josh Taylor's FORCE Ride on Thursday, March 8. Learn more and register today.

You don't want to miss IHRSA March 14–17, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA where you will have the chance to demo and view the latest equipment and education from Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Pilatesstick®, Bodyblade® and Resist-A-Ball®. Learn more and register today.

Stop by and visit us at FIBO in Essen, Germany April 19–22, 2012 for the opportunity for personalized demos and to learn more about top-of-the-line equipment and education from Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Pilatesstick®, Bodyblade® and Resist-A-Ball®. Learn more and register today.

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Upcoming Workshops

Connecticut
SPIN® Flex
12/16/2011 Wilton

Spinning® and Core Training
1/22/2012 Wallingford

Music, Movement, Motivation
1/22/2012 Wallingford

Delaware
High Intensity Training
1/8/2012 Newark

Florida
Heart Rate Training
1/15/2012 Weston

SPIN Flex
1/22/2012 Tampa

Georgia
High Intensity Training
1/29/2012 Savannah

Kentucky
SPIN Flex
1/28/2012 Lexington

Cadence, Heart Rate and Class Design
1/28/2012 Lexington

Louisiana
Spinning and Yoga
1/8/2012 Slidell

Creative Coaching
1/8/2012 Slidell

Strength, Hills and Power
1/14/2012 Sulphur

Massachusetts
Spinning Language and Visualization
12/18/2011 Melrose

Cadence, Heart Rate and Class Design
1/21/2012 Winthrop

Creative Coaching
1/21/2012 Winthrop

Minnesota
Strength Energy Zone™
1/14/2012 Morris

Rating of Perceived Exertion: It’s More Than a Feeling
1/14/2012 Morris

New Jersey
Spinning and Yoga
1/15/2012 Mountainside

New York
Creative Coaching
1/15/2012 Gloversville

Spinning Language and Visualization
1/15/2012 Gloversville

Spinning and Core Training
1/15/2012 Hicksville

Heart Rate Training
1/29/2012 Skaneateles

Ontario, Canada
Strength, Hills and Power
1/27/2012 Corunna

Spinning Language and Visualization
1/29/2012 Corunna

Pennsylvania
Profile Designs and Heart Rate Games
1/22/2012 Philadelphia

Rhode Island
Heart Rate Training
1/14/2012 Westerly

Spinning and Core Training
1/14/2012 Westerly

South Carolina
Spintensity™: Periodization
1/28/2012 Charleston

Utah
Spinning Phase II
1/13/2012 Clearfield

Vermont
Music, Movement, Motivation
12/16/2011 Bellows Falls

Rating of Perceived Exertion: It’s More Than a Feeling
12/17/2011 Bellows Falls

Mental Training: Approach and Skills
12/17/2011 Bellows Falls

Interval Energy Zone
12/18/2011 Bellows Falls

Aerobic Base Building
12/18/2011 Bellows Falls


 

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