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WSSC CONFERENCE 2014: A DYNAMIC EXPERIENCE IN FITNESS
June 4, 2014
The WSSC Conference kicked off its 15th year this past weekend at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami bringing together fitness professionals from around the globe. The fitness fun began on Wednesday, May 28 with pre-conference activities, including the highly-anticipated GHOST ride with Spinning® International Master Instructor, Josh Taylor. Without a doubt, among the five days of intense fitness classes, informative sessions and certification courses, Josh Taylor’s GHOST ride was undeniably the highlight of the event.
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SPINNING® ANNOUNCES ACTOR RENO WILSON AND WIFE COCO FAUSONE-WILSON AS CELEBRITY SPOKESPEOPLE FOR SPINNING® NATION 2014
March 2014
Spinning®, the creators of indoor cycling and global leader in programming, education and bikes, today announced actor Reno Wilson and wife Coco Fausone-Wilson as spokespeople for the sixth annual fundraising event, Spinning® Nation 2014. The social responsibility fundraising event recently announced their 2014 collaboration with the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement.
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SPINNING® EVOLVES POSITION AS WORLDWIDE LEADER OF INDOOR CYCLING
February 4, 2014
Spinning®, the creator of the indoor cycling category and the global leader in programming, education and equipment, announced today that it has completed its year-long rebranding effort that captures the vision of the results-oriented fitness program and the passion of the global Spinning community. Based on extensive interviews and competitive research, Spinning will unveil a reinvigorated look. The new branding, to be used in social media, on Spinner® bikes, in catalogues, packaging and apparel, will be rolling out this year.
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FIRST SPINNING® INSTRUCTOR TRAINING IN TRINIDAD
November 1, 2013
Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. (MDA), Jodi Mair (Jamaica) Spinning® Master Instructor and Coordinator of Training for the Caribbean, in association with STUDIO25, hosted the first Spinning Instructor Training course in Trinidad, on 19th & 20th October 2013.
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JOSH TAYLOR - SPINNING'S LEADING MAN
May 11, 2013
I caught one of Josh Taylor's Spinning® classes a few years back at a packed fitness conference. I remember coming out of the room, dripping with sweat, mumbling, "I'm in love with Josh Taylor, I'm in love with Josh Taylor."
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Daily Buzz feat. Mad Dogg w/ Scott Schlesinger
April 16, 2013
Watch Scott Schlesinger discuss Spinning on the Daily Buzz morning show.
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SURVEY RESULTS DETERMINE THAT LOSING WEIGHT AND JOINING A GYM ARE STILL AT THE TOP OF THE RESOLUTIONS LIST [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
January 14, 2013
Recently, Spinning®, the creator of the indoor cycling category, conducted a two-tiered survey that polled the Spinning® community to determine top New Year’s fitness goals and how people plan to reach those goals. Based on the results of the survey, Spinning® Master Instructor and Team Manager Luciana Marcial-Vincion, has ten tips to keep those New Year’s Resolutions and heart rates moving all year long.
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SPINNING® TAKING OVER FOR SANTA CLAUS WITH '12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' GIVEAWAY [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
December 4, 2012
Spinning®, the creators of the indoor cycling category, are bringing extra joy this holiday season with its “12 Days of Christmas” giveaway. New and existing fans of Spinning’s Facebook page, http://www.Facebook.com/Spinning, will have a chance to win Spinning products like a Spinner® Pace Bike, Spinning DVDs, clothing and more.
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SPINNING® ELEVATES INDOOR CYCLING WITH THE LAUNCH OF TWO NEW TRIO PEDALS [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
November 13, 2012
Spinning®, the creators of the indoor cycling category, announces the new TRIO™ and TRIO QR™ pedals that deliver three distinct ways to connect to any indoor cycling bike. With the launch of the TRIO and TRIO QR pedals, Spinning continues its tradition of innovation that started over 20 years ago with the genesis of the indoor cycling category and Spinner® bikes. With a unique design and enhanced functionality, the TRIO and TRIO QR pedals elevate the standard of indoor cycling pedals.
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SPINNING® LAUNCHES MOBILE APP FOR COMPLETE FITNESS TRACKING [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
October 26, 2012
Spinning®, the creator of the indoor cycling category, announced the release of the updated Spinning app, v.6.35 for iOS and 1.51 for Android devices, powered by Digifit. Along with an updated mobile app, users have access to a complete workout tracking system for heart rate, distance, duration, caloric burn and weight loss over a variety of fitness activities including Spinning, running, cycling, walking and hiking.
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SPINNING® AND EMI/CAPITOL RECORDS CREATE EXCLUSIVE MUSIC PARTNERSHIP WITH ELECTROSPECTIVE [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
October 19, 2012
For the first time, Spinning®, the creator of the indoor cycling category, and EMI/Capitol Records, one of the world’s leading music companies, have come together for an exclusive partnership that gives certified Spinning instructors access to the global superstars of electronic music through Electrospective. Electrospective brings together the EMI/Capitol Records Music, Mute, and Virgin catalogues, chronicling the key works of visionaries like Kraftwerk and Brian Eno, as well as the ground breaking success of Depeche Mode and The Human League and the rise of global stars like Daft Punk and The Chemical Brothers.
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2012 SPINNING® GIFTS TO GEAR UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
September 12, 2012
Spinning®, the original indoor cycling program, has a variety of perfect options for the Spinning and workout enthusiast. Sure to be top sells for the holiday season include the top-of-the-line Spinner Blade & eSpinner® bikes, Monthly DVD Club, sleek apparel for working out and the new Spinning® iPhone/Android app to keep track of workout goals, calorie burn and overall results on and off the bike.
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MINDBODY FITPRO BUSINESS CONFERENCE TO LAUNCH SEPTEMBER 2012 [Adobe PDF]
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.
June 13, 2012
MINDBODY, a leading provider of online business management software to the health, wellness and beauty industries, and Mad Dogg Athletics, the world’s largest equipment-based education company, have joined forces to create MINDBODY FitPro, a new business conference for fitness and wellness professionals.
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MAD DOGG ATHLETICS AND ZUMBA FITNESS ANNOUNCE JOINT ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS TO COMBAT COUNTERFEITING IN MEXICO [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
June 13, 2012
Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. (MDA) and Zumba Fitness LLC (Zumba), leading providers of instructor-based fitness education, today announced their joint efforts to combat the counterfeiting of their world-famous brands offered under their Spinning® and Zumba® marks, respectively, by Spinning Racing Bike and Dance, based in Tamaulipas, Mexico. MDA and Zumba filed lawsuits on February 24, 2012 as follows, Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. vs. Consuelo Del Carmen Sánchez Gaona, before the Instituto Mexicano De La Propiedad Industrial, Case No. P.C. 346/2012 (I-51) 3296. Zumba Fitness LLC vs. Consuelo Del Carmen Sánchez Gaona, before the Instituto Mexicano De La Propiedad Industrial, Case No. 345/2012 (I-50) 3295.
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MAD DOGG ATHLETICS AND CROSSCORE ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC ALLIANCE TO BRING ROTATIONAL BODYWEIGHT TRAINING TO THE WORLD [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
March 12, 2012
Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc., a fitness industry powerhouse, creators of the indoor cycling category, a comprehensive line of products under the Spinning® name and patented line of Spinner® bikes, announced today the formation of a strategic alliance with CrossCore, Inc. to grow CrossCore’s unique position as a leader in the fitness industry’s bodyweight training sector.
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MAD DOGG ATHLETICS, INC. NAMES BRAD THORP NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
May 10, 2011
Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. today announced that health and fitness industry veteran Brad Thorp has been named Vice President of Sales. Thorp joins Mad Dogg Athletics from Balanced Body Pilates. He will oversee the operations of the sales division including worldwide sales strategy, accelerating customer and revenue growth, identifying and implementing expansion into new markets, and achieving greater penetration within existing markets.
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SPINNING® PAVES THE ROAD FOR SUCCESS AT THE 20th "WORKOUT FOR SOPHIA" BENEFITTING THE SOPHIA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
March 8, 2011
Mad Dogg Athletics and Innovex Fitness, the Spinning® Distributor in The Netherlands, partnered to provide 400 Spinner® bikes for the "Workout for Sophia" charity event held in The Netherlands on February 5–6. The event was a huge success and helped raise $560,000 to benefit the Sophia Children’s Hospital.
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STAR TRAC AND MAD DOGG ATHLETICS EXTEND PARTNERSHIP WITH ADDITIONAL 10-YEAR CO-MARKETING AGREEMENT [Adobe PDF]
IRVINE, Calif.
January 4, 2011
Fitness industry powerhouses Star Trac, leading developer of advanced fitness equipment and Mad Dogg Athletics, the creators of the indoor cycling category and a comprehensive line of products under the Spinning® Family of Trademarks, announced that they will renew a 10-year agreement to collectively market and distribute Spinner® bikes and Spinning® programming and education worldwide. Star Trac will remain the exclusive commercial equipment provider for the Spinner line of bikes.
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MAD DOGG ATHLETICS, INC. SETTLES SPINNING® TRADEMARK SUIT WITH BATAVUS BV [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
June 11, 2010
Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. ("Mad Dogg"), the worldwide leader in indoor cycling bikes, education and products under its famous SPIN®, Spinner® and Spinning® trademarks, is pleased to announce that it has reached a settlement with Batavus BV ("Batavus"), a Dutch manufacturer of bicycles and indoor cycles, in connection with Mad Dogg’s lawsuit against Batavus in connection with the unauthorized use of Mad Dogg’s trademark rights.
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SPINNING® LE TOUR DE FRANCE INVITES FITNESS CLUBS WORLDWIDE TO RIDE ALONG [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
June 1, 2010
A new event called Spinning® Le Tour de France invites all fitness facilities to participate in a ride with the greatest professional cyclists in the world on July 3, 2010. This unique opportunity allows Spinning enthusiasts in the United States and Europe to join together on their Spinner® bikes and cycle alongside Lance Armstrong, Alberto Contador and other Tour de France favorites via a live stream.
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SPINNING NATION 2010 BENEFITTING RIDE 2 RECOVERY IS A HUGE SUCCESS [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
April 15, 2010
More than 2,500 participants in 420 clubs nationwide raised over $200,000 for Spinning Nation 2010, the third annual charity event held on February 27, 2010. Spinning Nation was hosted by Spinning®, the world's leading indoor cycling brand, and benefitted Ride 2 Recovery, a charity that assists in the mental and physical rehabilitation of men and women in the armed forces.
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SPINNING® ANNOUNCES SPINNING NATION 2010 TO BENEFIT RIDE 2 RECOVERY [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
December 1, 2009
Spinning®, the world’s leading indoor cycling brand, announced today that they will be presenting the third annual Spinning Nation charity event on February 27, 2010. Proceeds from this year’s event will go to Ride 2 Recovery, a charity benefiting mental and physical rehabilitation of men and women in the armed forces.
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CORE STRENGTHENING GETS A NEW EDGE [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
May 4, 2009
Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc., creators of the Spinning® program and patented line of Spinner® bikes, announced today a deal to own the exclusive distribution rights for the ground-breaking Bodyblade® product line. This newly-formed relationship allows Mad Dogg Athletics to enhance their outstanding reputation of providing the fitness industry’s most innovative equipment and instructor education.
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ANNOUNCING THE ULTIMATE IN FITNESS FUSION [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
March 12, 2009
Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc., creators of the Spinning® program and patented line of Spinner® bikes, announced today the acquisition of Peak Pilates®. This newly formed relationship allows Mad Dogg Athletics to enhance their outstanding reputation of providing the fitness industry’s most innovative equipment and instructor education.
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STAR TRAC® PUT THE WHEELS IN MOTION WITH GATORADE & SPINNING® [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
February 01, 2009
Star Trac®, the fastest growing company in commercial fitness, has just completed a partnership deal between Spinning®, the market leader in indoor cycling and Gatorade, the makers of electrolyte enriched sports drinks. It will allow UK health and fitness facilities which have an agreement with Gatorade to send personal trainers and staff to a free two day Spinning® Certification course.
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SPINNING® PROGRAM PROMOTES IMPROVEMENTS IN OSTEOARTHRITIS SUFFERERS [Adobe PDF]
PITTSBURGH, Penn.
February 19, 2007
A recent study accepted for presentation at the World Conference for Physical Therapy, an international scientific rehabilitation conference held every four years, found that 1 in 2 subjects with mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis (OA) demonstrated improvements in walking performance after completing a 12-week, communitybased Spinning® group cycling program. Spinning program participants demonstrated significant improvements in preferred gait velocity and reduced gait asymmetry at maximum velocity compared to members of a non-cycling control group.
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STAR TRAC & MAD DOGG ATHLETICS INTRODUCE SPINNING® COMPUTER [Adobe PDF]
IRVINE, Calif.
September 29, 2006
Star Trac, an international leader in the commercial fitness equipment industry, and Mad Dogg Athletics, creator of the ubiquitous Spinning® program, have co-launched the Spinning® Computer and the supporting Cadence, Heart Rate and Class Design workshop—a comprehensive program that helps instructors, facilities and students get the most rewarding experience from Spinning classes.
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INDUSTRY LEADERS INK LONG-TERM, GLOBAL DEAL [Adobe PDF]
IRVINE, Calif.
June 1, 2006
Fitness industry powerhouses Star Trac—widely known for its innovative line of cardiovascular and strength equipment—and Mad Dogg Athletics—creator of the famed Spinning® indoor cycling program—announced that they will continue their efforts to collectively market and distribute the Spinning program for ten more years.
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NEW BIKE BRINGS SPINNING® PROGRAM BENEFITS HOME [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
July 13, 2005
The Center for Disease Control indicates that in addition to reducing the risk of coronary disease, physical activity also decreases risk of stroke, colon cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure. Yet less than half of Americans get the exercise they need to reap these potentially life-saving benefits.
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THE SPINNING® PROGRAM PROMOTES BALANCED APPROACH TO HEALTH AND FITNESS [Adobe PDF]
VENICE, Calif.
July 1, 2005
The latest trend in fitness is surprisingly lackluster. Experts are working hard to get the word out that there is no magic solution—and that a balanced lifestyle incorporating exercise and healthy eating habits is the key to losing weight and keeping it off.
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MAD DOGG ATHLETICS, INC. CORPORATE PROFILE [Adobe PDF]
Venice, California-based Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc., creator of the Spinning® indoor group cycling program, has brought fitness, health and balance to millions worldwide through the distribution of quality products and innovative instructor training programs.
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