Intrigued by a $20 trial month, I signed up for “the largest network of fitness studios in the world.” The stingy 5-class option left with me lots of flop sweat and sore muscles and a chance to evaluate the supposed best way to work out in a city.
Look at that smug face. That’s the face of ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes. He ran 50 marathons back-to-back. How is that possible? Dean has a condition that allows him to run endlessly because lactic acid never builds up in his muscles, allowing that smug face and that smug body to run for as long as he pleases. Read More!
Spin classes are a great way for fit people to stay in shape and for lazy people to realize how tired they are after a couple minutes of stationary biking. I climbed to the top of Mt. Sore in my first class at SoulCycle. Free gym trials appeal to my desire to both get in shape and avoid commitments. I arrive, I pay nothing, I exercise, and I leave with the firm expectation that I will never return. In my search for the exercise that is “right for me,” I have exhausted this resource. My inbox is littered with offers from every yoga studio and CrossFit gym I have tried. But there remains one exercise fad that I have not exploited: spin class.
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