November 2012

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Offer an Introduction to Spinning® Workshop to Build and Sustain Your Spinning Program

A Spinning studio can be intimidating and scary for first-timers. As much as we value our current participants, we also know that the key to the success of any program is growth. Read on to learn how offering an introductory Spinning workshop at your facility can be very beneficial in building the Spinning program at your facility from STAR 3 Spinning instructor Linda Freeman.


Kettlebells and Spinning®: An Unlikely Pairing (?)

We've all heard of them, but what are kettlebells and how beneficial are they really? Kettlebells have become increasingly popular in the fitness industry, especially as a part of circuit training or when paired with other forms of exercise, like the Spinning program. Read on to learn more about these multipurpose tools and how you can benefit from adding them to your facility's existing small group or group fitness schedule.


Free Your Mind with MINDBODY® Online

"MINDBODY Online has been an essential business builder for our Spinning® studio, Charleston RIDE™, located in Charleston, SC.  Prior to opening last year, we knew we wanted to be the first indoor cycling studio in our market to offer online reservations, so we were depending on a system that would be easy to use from the backend but even more seamless for the consumer. We trusted that MINDBODY would serve our needs in training a market that was used to a call-in reservation system. MINDBODY has delivered flawlessly and our riders comment often on the ease of the system and their contentment in knowing that a bike is reserved for class..."


Trio QR Pedal shown above.


The new Trio and Trio QR pedals lead the pack with innovation, design and technology. The snap-in platform of both pedals accommodates shoes without cleats and easily adapts to riders with Look® Delta cleats, as well as SPD® compatible cleats. The enhanced functionality of the Trio QR pedal offers a patented quick release lever, allowing for easy platform removal. Both models are available in threaded and threadless versions. Don't miss your chance to upgrade your bikes with the user-friendly, high-end technology of the Trio Pedals. Available in the U.S. only.


Facility of the Month: Flywheel Fitness

Flywheel Fitness in Austin, Texas is an indoor rowing and Official Spinning® studio. The studio offers small group classes that allow you to experience the attention and expertise of private training combined with the motivation and community of group fitness. At Flywheel everyone is family! With a maximum class size of 10, everybody knows your name. The instructors will lead you toward your goals in a caring, community-focused environment. “We work hard, play hard and have fun with our two favorite sports—indoor rowing and Spinning!” says owner Sara-Mai Conway.

Click to learn more about Flywheel Fitness and get a free class pass under the "Special Offers" section.

Would you like your facility 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® Social Circle

Stay tuned for holiday giveaways, tips on how to stay on track with your fitness goals over the holidays and much more. Subscribe to the Spinning YouTube channel to watch the latest Spinning videos. Instagram has launched web profiles, so now you can check out all of our photos, even if you don’t have the app. As always, join us on your favorite social network, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

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Upcoming Events

Join Spinning at IHRSA on March 19–22, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada and learn more and demo the latest equipment and technology. Learn more and register today.

Save the Date: WSSC 2013 - May 30–June 2, 2013 in Miami, FL. Stay tuned for more details!


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