The cardio-heavy classes may seem like the ultimate calorie-scorchers, but experts say that's not necessarily enough. By Anna Davies, REDBOOK.
Kristy, 31, a mom of one in New Jersey, decided to go on a gym kick last winter. "I still had about 10 pounds of baby weight from when I'd given birth a year before, and I finally felt like I had enough breathing room in my schedule to actually commit to going to the gym." Her workout of choice was spin, three mornings a week.
The result? Two months later, Kristy saw a change in the way her pants fit… They were tighter than ever. "I don't think that I was eating that much more, but I put on about five pounds. It was really disconcerting."
It turns out that her story is one that fitness experts hear all the time, especially as boutique spin studios like SoulCycle and FlyWheel have popped up around the country. These classes promise transformation, and, incorporating tons ofRead More »from 3 Reasons Why Spinning Might Not Be Worth it After All