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Old 07-16-2009, 03:38 PM   #1
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Spin Classes

Hey guys still new to this CF stuff. Do any of you incorporate spin classes into your weekly routines? Still a bit reserved to totally give up some of my globo gym tendencies...
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Old 07-16-2009, 03:47 PM   #2
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Re: Spin Classes

Short answer: No, there's no spin classes.

We do however make up for it in much more productive metcon work.
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Old 07-16-2009, 03:49 PM   #3
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Re: Spin Classes

If you wanna ride, ride to the gym... but you might need a cab back
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Old 07-16-2009, 03:54 PM   #4
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Re: Spin Classes

hope you got a big trunk, cause i'm puttin my bike in it
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Old 07-16-2009, 05:42 PM   #5
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Re: Spin Classes

Nothing wrong with a spin class every now and then. Spin class is sort of a sport and one of the tenets of CF is to learn a new sport, or do other sports. If you enjoy spin, go do it. Just watch for over training.
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Old 07-16-2009, 07:37 PM   #6
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Re: Spin Classes

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Nothing wrong with a spin class every now and then. Spin class is sort of a sport and one of the tenets of CF is to learn a new sport, or do other sports. If you enjoy spin, go do it. Just watch for over training.
Yes, exactly! Many people do swimming, running, soccer, football, hiking, etc all in addition to their CF workouts.
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:10 PM   #7
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Re: Spin Classes

sounds good guys, thanx...I actually work at one of "those" gyms so I figure I might as well use the most intense cardio I can get from them for free. Now that Ive really started doing the benchmark girls its amazing how three min of grace can destroy me so much more then a 50 min spin class.
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:12 PM   #8
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Re: Spin Classes

I teach spin classes in addition to my crossfit workouts. I've found that my legs get stronger and stronger with both workouts.
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Old 07-17-2009, 08:54 AM   #9
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Re: Spin Classes

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sounds good guys, thanx...I actually work at one of "those" gyms so I figure I might as well use the most intense cardio I can get from them for free. Now that Ive really started doing the benchmark girls its amazing how three min of grace can destroy me so much more then a 50 min spin class.
You did Grace in three minutes, and you're just starting? Holy hell, man...maybe I should look into some spin classes...
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Old 07-17-2009, 01:45 PM   #10
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Re: Spin Classes

I think a spinning class now and then is a great way to losen up legs and hips. Find one that is hard and fast, or make it hard and fast. Excessive time in "easy" work outs will blunt your high end fitness, but here and there isn't excessive.
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