Re-Discover Lost Passion: How One Instructor Fell Back in Love with Spinning

Spinning instructor Kristen Kentner explains how outdoor cycling rekindled her love of the Spinning program and inspired her with a new perspective on teaching.
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Gain an Edge: Pilates Helps Improve Cycling Performance

Whether they’re in the Spinning studio or riding on the road, cyclists are always searching for ways to improve their performance in the saddle. Learn how Pilates can improve your cycling performance from SPIN Pilates™ Master Instructor and Spinning instructor Kim Goad.

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The New

If you’ve been to recently, you may have noticed our new look. Learn all of the great features the new website has to offer.
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A Salty Situation: Too Much Sodium in the Diet Can Lead to Hypertension

More than 50 million Americans have high blood pressure, which contributes to the risk of heart disease, kidney disease and stroke. Excess sodium intake can lead to this condition.

The body requires only 500 milligrams of sodium each day. The American Heart Association recommends no more than 2,400 milligrams of sodium per day, but most of us take in more than 4,000 milligrams every day.

Limit your sodium intake by avoiding these foods: all prepared foods, packaged foods, potato chips, pretzels, popcorn, canned soups and vegetables, frozen meals, cured and smoked meats, bacon, ham, sausage, smoked fish, and natural and processed chesses.

Hold the salt shaker. Rather than adding salt to your food, try these alternatives: citrus juice to brighten flavor, fresh herbs for a savory punch, salt-free seasoning blends, onion and garlic.

Remember that not all foods that contain sodium have a salty taste, so check nutrition labels.

Fitness Fact or Fitness Fiction

More than 60% of U.S. adults do not engage in the recommended amount of physical activity.

Two hundred people, including world champion surfer CJ Hobgood, attended the sixth annual Spin-a-Thon hosted by Club Performax in Melbourne, FL. The event was a great success, raising over $50,000 for the Cancer Care Foundation.

Have you hosted a successful Spinning event?  Tell us about it.

Boston Balance Event

Save the Date: Boston Balance, an event presented by Mad Dogg Athletics and ECA, will take place April 36, 2008 at the Renaissance Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA. Stay tuned for more information.

Save the Date

Save the date: The World Spinning and Sports Conference will take place May 29June 1 at the Inter-Continental Hotel in Miami. Visit our WSSC page for the most current info.

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