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The mental phases of spin.

I understand last weekend, the spin instructors from my gym attended a spinning training class of some sort.  I thought about that with fear and trepidation.  What were they teaching them and dear God, what was coming our way? That started me thinking about those instructors and I wonder if they really know what we think as they are teaching.  I have spoken about spinning numerous times on this blog but this time, I thought I would share the thoughts…

Spin Bike 2- Karen 0

Dear Bike 95, What have I ever done to you?  I have babied you, wiped you down and spoken to you in a gentle and kind voice.  I have heeded the odd sounds, whistles and grinds that you make when we are going up hill. I have been good to you and over these months of absence, I heard you were well taken care of. So why after two attempts to return to my ready status, arguably healed from surgery,…

The view from my spin bike

I have written quite a few posts on my experiences at the gym, especially about my bike #97. If you read that post, you see that I am a bit fanatical about 'my bike' and 'my spot'.  I think we all are creatures of habit in that way. I usually get to the gym early enough to bide my time in line and wait patiently (wink-wink) for  ticket to ride. In the morning, that would be before 5am and some of the best…