Spinning 101

woman, showing arm muscle and wearing a towel(BlackDoctor.org) — You may have heard people throw around this word spinning when they talk about their workouts but what really is spinning? Here’s a mini guide with all you need to know about spinning if you’re thinking about joining a class.

A Brief History
Spinning was created by world-class cyclist “Jonny G.” Goldberg as a convenient and quick way to train for races. In 1989, he and John Baudhuin opened the first spinning center in Santa Monica, California and then developed a program to certify other spinning instructors.

What is it?