July 2012

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Training for Peak Performance

Performance in a Spinning® class is about combining training and trust to achieve your goals. You want to feel challenged physically and engaged emotionally and mentally in the class experience. Read on to learn more about STAR 3 Spinning instructor, Dr. K.C Wilder’s unique method called “Train-to-Trust” that will teach you a fundamental mental skill that will enhance your performance in class.

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To Jump or Not to Jump?

One of the most controversial and least understood movements in the Spinning® program is Jumps. Many people believe the movement is unsafe, but when appropriate resistance levels are used and with proper form and technique, Jumps are beneficial to both muscular endurance and cardiovascular development. Read on to learn more about this fun and unique movement from Spinning Master Instructor Jeff Krabiel.

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Summer Olympics 2012- Cycling

Don't miss the USA cycling team as they compete in Road, Track, Mountain and BMX at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Events begin Saturday, July 28! We will be keeping you updated during the games on Facebook and opening up discussions on the Spinning Community site. Learn more about the athletes and view the full cycling schedule below. Go team USA!

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Support the USA Team and get 20% off!

Support team USA this summer and sport the one-of-a-kind Spirit of USA jersey in your Spinning® classes! Choose from sleeveless or short-sleeved and ride in style. Enter coupon code TEAMUSA at checkout to get 20% off this high-performance jersey. Offer ends 7/31/12.

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Facility of the Month: Summerville Family YMCA - The Ponds

Opened in early 2009, the Summerville Family YMCA at The Ponds in Summerville, South Carolina is a state of the art wellness center and gymnasium providing activities, sports and fitness for young and old alike. In addition to the Spinning® program, the Summerville Family YMCA - The Ponds offers aerobics, personal training, dance classes, yoga and much more.

"As a YMCA, we are very active in the community and offer a very welcoming environment," says Fitness Director Lucinda Hughes. "We are for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility!" Learn more about the Summerville Family YMCA - The Ponds.

Would you like the facility where you teach to be featured in an upcoming Spinning newsletter? Enter your facility into the Facility of the Month Contest for a chance to win $100 to spend at spinning.com for you and your facility!

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Spinning® Social Circle

Now you can view some highlights from the 2012 World Spinning and Sports Conference with our new WSSC 2012 video! Check it out!

Stay connected with us all summer long to get tips on healthy eating, fitness, Spinning® training and much more! Don't miss updates on the Tour de France and the upcoming 2012 Olympic games. Stay tuned for upcoming summer contests and giveaways on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

Upcoming Spinning® Instructor Orientations

California
7/7/2012
Simi Valley

7/21/2012
Venice

7/28/2012
Mt. View

8/5/2012
Long Beach

8/11/2012
Venice

DC
7/22/2012
Washington

Florida
7/14/2012
Tallahassee

7/28/2012
Boca Raton

8/12/2012
Miami

Georgia
7/21/2012
Savannah

8/12/2012
Albany

Louisiana
7/14/2012
New Orleans

Massachusetts
7/22/2012
Sandwich

Mississippi
7/14/2012
Petal

New Jersey
7/14/2012
Flemington

Ohio
7/28/2012
Cincinnati

8/4/2012
Cleveland

Rhode Island
8/11/2012
Warwick

Texas
8/12/2012
Bee Cave

Virginia
8/2/2012
Vienna

West Virginia
7/14/2012
Morgantown



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Upcoming Events

You don't want to miss the DCAC International Fitness Education Conference August 2–5, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Experience Josh Taylor's famous Force ride, as well as boot camp and circuit workouts featuring Bodyblade, Resist-A-Ball and the Peak Pilates MVe® Chair. Learn more and register today.

Join us for brand new sessions with top master instructors at Can Fit Pro August 15–19 in Toronto, Canada from Spinning, Peak Pilates, Bodyblade and Resist-A-Ball. Learn more and register today.

On September 8–9 in Marina del Rey, CA, Mad Dogg Athletics is teaming up with MINDBODY® for the action-packed inaugural MINDBODY FitPro conference that will elevate your classes and business to a new level. Join us for more than 60 continuing education courses for fitness instructors and educators, as well as unique learning opportunities, including roundtable discussions with your peers and NBC’s The Biggest Loser panel discussion with past contestants. Learn more and register today.

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