January 2012

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2012 Spinning® Instructor Manifesto

We all know what January 1 means—it's time to set your goals for the New Year. New Year's resolutions are often difficult to keep up, which is why Spinning® Master Instructor Luciana Marcial-Vincion has a different approach to January 1. Read on to learn more about how you can make a change in 2012 and make it any everyday process, not just one time a year.

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Mad Dogg Athletics 25 Best of 2011

2011 was full of new and exciting happenings at Mad Dogg Athletics, in education, equipment, and special events. Continue reading to see what made the "25 Best of 2011" list.

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New Spinner® Bikes For the New Year

The new Spinner® Blade, Spinner NXT and Spinner NXTSR have arrived! The next generation of Spinner bikes continue to raise the bar, with top-of-the-line features and improvements that far exceed any other bike in the industry. Read on to learn more about these innovative new bikes from Spinning® Master Instructor Josh Taylor.

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Bring the Tour de France to Your Students

Looking for something new to bring to your classes for the New Year? The Spinning 8-Week Grand Tour Program will bring the intensity and motivation of the Tour de France right to your classroom. This brand new program focuses on techniques and skills used by the world’s top cyclists. Train for endurance, climb hills, ride a time trial, sprint, and even be a part of a team effort in a race, just like the Tour de France athletes! With a focus on the all-around skills required to win a race, your students will challenge themselves and train with purpose like they never have before. They’ll see real improvements in their cycling technique, and you’ll enjoy the satisfaction of leading them to success. Get yours today!

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Facility of the Month: MOVE Fitness

MOVE Fitness in Winthrop, MA is definitely one-of-a-kind! This unique trainer-owned and operated 8,400 square foot functional training facility features a state-of-the-art multimedia Spinning studio with 22 Spinner® bikes. The three owners are certified personal trainers and teach all of the group ex classes themselves. "We are true believers in the Spinning program and practice what we preach!" says owner Jennifer Lee.

In addition to the Spinning program, MOVE Fitness offers a full gym, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, aerobics classes, circuit training, kickboxing, nutrition counseling, dance classes and more. You’ll also enjoy child care services and free parking. Learn more about MOVE Fitness and take a free class.

Do you want the facility where you teach to be featured in an upcoming Spinning newsletter? Enter your facility into the Facility of the Month Contest for a chance to win $100 to spend at spinning.com for you and your facility!

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Spinning® Social Circle

Have you seen our new Twitter account www.twitter.com/SpinningHQ? Do you want to be featured on our list of certified Spinning® instructors? Now is your chance! We want to feature you by re-tweeting your tips, advice and whatever else you have to say! Email mmorales@maddogg.com with your Twitter handle to be added to the Public Twitter List. Do you teach at an Official Spinning® facility? Do they have a Twitter account? Send in their Twitter name as well!

Not a Twitter user? Not to worry. We have a Facebook page, www.facebook.com/spinning and a Google+ account as well. Don't forget to “like” us on Facebook to participate in our giveaways! There will be contests just for certified Spinning instructors, so stay tuned!

Follow/like our accounts to stay up to date with Spinning® news, information, conferences, giveaways, tips and more! This is our year for social media!

Continuing Education Workshops

California
Spinning Language and Visualization
2/5/2012 San Mateo

Spintensity™: Periodization
2/5/2012 San Mateo

Connecticut
Music, Movement, Motivation
1/22/2012 Wallingford

Spinning and Core Training
1/22/2012 Wallingford

Spinning Phase II
1/28/2012 Waterbury

Race Day Energy Zone
1/28/2012 Waterbury

Spinning and Yoga
2/5/2012 Hamden

Florida
Heart Rate Training
1/15/2012 Weston

SPIN Flex
1/22/2012 Tampa

Georgia
High Intensity Training
1/29/2012 Savannah

Kentucky
SPIN Flex
1/28/2012 Lexington

Cadence, Heart Rate and Class Design
1/28/2012 Lexington

Louisiana
Strength, Hills and Power
1/14/2012 Sulphur

Massachusetts
Cadence, Heart Rate and Class Design
1/21/2012 Winthrop

Creative Coaching
1/21/2012 Winthrop

Michigan
Rating of Perceived Exertion: It’s More Than a Feeling
2/5/2012 Freeland

Music, Movement, Motivation
2/5/2012 Freeland

Minnesota
Strength Energy Zone
1/14/2012 Morris

Rating of Perceived Exertion: It’s More Than a Feeling
1/14/2012 Morris

Spintensity: Periodization
2/5/2012 Minnetonka

Spinning Phase II
2/5/2012 Minnetonka

New Jersey
Spinning and Yoga
1/15/2012 Mountainside

New York
Spinning and Core Training
1/15/2012 Hicksville

Spinning Language and Visualization
1/15/2012 Gloversville

Creative Coaching
1/15/2012 Gloversville

Heart Rate Training
1/29/2012 Skaneateles

Ontario, Canada
Strength, Hills and Power
1/27/2012 Corunna

Spinning Language and Visualization
1/29/2012 Corunna

Pennsylvania
Profile Designs and Heart Rate Games
1/22/2012 Philadelphia

Rhode Island
Spinning and Core Training
1/14/2012 Westerly

Heart Rate Training
1/14/2012 Westerly

South Carolina
Spintensity: Periodization
1/28/2012 Charleston

Utah
Spinning Phase II
1/13/2012 Clearfield

Vermont
Heart Rate Training

2/5/2012 Burlington

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Upcoming Events

Are you ready to hit the Vegas jackpot ... fitness style? Registration now for the first annual Las Vegas Balance Fitness Conference January 25–29 at the Planet Hollywood hotel! Some of the world's top instructors will shape up your weekend with a world-class lineup of workouts and workshops from Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Bodyblade®, Zumba®, TRX®, Bosu®, Body Bar®, Perform Better®, Yoga Tune Up®, along with sessions in cardio kickboxing, boot camps, yoga and much more. Don't forget to register for Josh Taylor's famous Animal Ride on Thursday, January 26. Learn more and register today.

Join us at the ECA World Fitness Conference in New York, New York, March 8–11, 2012 for high-energy sessions from Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Pilatesstick®, Bodyblade® and Resist-A-Ball®. Experience the power of Josh Taylor's FORCE Ride on Thursday, March 8. Learn more and register today.

You don't want to miss IHRSA March 14–17, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA where you will have the chance to demo and view the latest equipment and education from Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Pilatesstick®, Bodyblade® and Resist-A-Ball®. Learn more and register today.

Stop by and visit us at FIBO in Essen, Germany April 19–22, 2012 for the opportunity for personalized demos and to learn more about top-of-the-line equipment and education from Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Pilatesstick®, Bodyblade® and Resist-A-Ball®. Learn more and register today.

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