So I started going spinning about a week ago… I think I may potentially be hooked.
I am attempting to get 4 to 5 classes in a week. My legs hurt all the time, my best friend laughs at me regularly. It’s fun so far. Every instructor is wildly different. I haven’t found one I don’t like yet. Some like to count everything out, others like to just bounce to the music. Some classes are dance parties, others feel like I’m trying to find my inner zen. All of it is fun, and very very hard.
Things you should know before you go spinning for the first time from someone who still has no idea what he’s doing:
- You’re absolutely going to suck, and surprisingly no one cares. You’re likely not the only person in class that can’t keep up, as long as you try everyone is happy.
- Clips are easy… ish, but you’ll still look like an idiot sometimes and not be able to figure them out, move on with life.
- On that topic, GET THE SHOES. You don’t want to use cages, it changes everything to have clips.
- Eat properly. The class is strenuous and and empty stomach doesn’t end well… Just don’t eat right before class either, that is just as silly.