Whether you’re looking to increase cardiovascular endurance, get in better shape, or train for an event, cycling offers a multitude of excellent health benefits. Cycling is also a low-impact form of exercise, and done inside, it’s a year-round way of avoiding ground-pounding runs or court sports. Since the early 1990s, indoor cycling, also known as spinning, has been growing in popularity. With this increased popularity has come great strides in the functionality of equipment and techniques used to make indoor cycling an enjoyable form of exercise. Now it’s set to music with overly enthusiastic instructors piping out instructions and encouragement. The best part of indoor cycling is that outdoor weather conditions are of no concern and cyclists are not required to purchase their own equipment, but at Detroit’s best studios, athletes get so much more.
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