All About Cycling: Let’s Go for a Spin!     

click image to view a super cycling workout by Womenshealth.com
 Many fitness enthusiasts are opting to take their workouts from the treadmill to the bike. Biking is a sure fire way to burn calories, trim stubborn fat and tone those quads.  Spinning classes and outdoor cycling is becoming  a popular fitness craze for many reasons: tones front and outer thigh muscles, provides less impact and stress on joints than jogging or treadmill, burns calories, improves coordination, reduces risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, and last, but not least,  it’s a fun way to work out.
So you’ve decided to give cycling a try, whether it be inside or outside of the gym, you’ll more than likely need some “cycling-friendly” gear and great tips to get you going in full speed. Take a peek at some of our favorite fashion finds, helpful gadgets and  assortment of cycling essentials.
Great Cycling Info:
Practically Everything You Should Know About Spinning-http://www.spinning.com/en/training_tips
The Scoop on Spinning-http://www.ivillage.com/scoop-spinning/4-a-142431
For Beginners– http://www.fitnessrepublic.com/cycling/cycling-tips-for-beginners.html
12 Tips for Better Cycling– http://www.berkeleywellness.com/fitness/exercise/slideshow/12-tips-better-cycling

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Outdoor Cycling Faves…..



Additional Benefits of Outdoor Cycling

– Faster than walking
– Runs on fat not fuel (zero emissions)
– No need to pay for parking fees

More Handy Gadgets

boomBOTTLE is a wireless Bluetooth speaker. Fits perfectly in a bicycle water bottle cage, and is IPX4 splash proof.  It comes with a built-in microphone, so it can work as a speakerphone.  Comes in a variety of colors.
Waterproof Seat Bag, made out of durable plastic, has a strong zipper and the whole thing is covered with a silicone cover, keeping your zip ties super dry. Great for storing keys, tools, small first aid kits.
Hot Sports is a custom designed reflector that provides visibility for riders. It’s weather proof and includes 5 flash settings, comes with USB cable and wall charger.
iPhone 5 Mount Kit
Holds your iPhone securely in place. Speakerphone and GPS are easily accessible with this lightweight kit.


OnGuard Locks offers a variety of optimal security options for your bike.

Do you enjoy cycling? If so, do you prefer indoor or outdoor cycling?