To my fellow riders spinning on Christmas Eve

To my fellow riders spinning on Christmas Eve

After a great pre-Christmas Eve class this morning, I feel compelled to share some thoughts and good tidings to the riders who will be spinning for 90 minutes on Christmas Eve morning.  Sadly, I will not be able to attend.  As an Italian woman, I have duties...
A Tale of Two Disciplines

A Tale of Two Disciplines

Both my brain and my body are questioning my decision-making process over the selection of classes I took this weekend. On Saturday, Chip and I took a two-hour Yoga Empowerment fundraiser for breast cancer class.  On Sunday, I took my usual spin class.  Two very...
The mental phases of spin.

The mental phases of spin.

I understand last weekend, the spin instructors from my gym attended a spinning training class of some sort.  I thought about that with fear and trepidation.  What were they teaching them and dear God, what was coming our way? That started me thinking about those...
My chi is off. I need a clementine.

My chi is off. I need a clementine.

It is no secret that I am a freak about clementines.  I need to eat a clementine before I work out or I truly do believe something will happen. I have not had a clementine in over a week.  I cannot find any non-skanky, unbruised or unbeaten clementines- anywhere.  I...