What is Spinning?
Spinning is an indoor aerobic conditioning program utilizing stationary exercise bikes. It is performed in a group setting with the help of an instructor.
Why T.B.N. Spinning?
In spite of the TBN's recreational image many of us also see cycling as a way to stay fit and pursue a healthy lifestyle. Spinning is a complement to our other human powered activities and helps us maintain a our high level of fitness throughout the year. Members who stick with the program over the winter are able to start the season at the cycling fitness level they usually find themselves at in late May or June. People who plan to take cycling vacations over the winter or in early spring will also see obvious benefits. While the cost of participating is not insignificant, it is still less expensive than purchasing an annual health club membership you might not otherwise use. In addition, our new instructor, Carmen Diges, tailors the workouts specifically to cyclists' needs.
What are the specific benefits?
Who's doing it and why?
Over the winter, indoor spinning is a great way to maintain the aerobic base you worked so hard for over the cycling season. In the fall, when inclement weather keeps us off the roads, spinning is an effective fitness bridge for cross country skiers. In summer, indoor spinning is the safer alternative to a hard workout on the road. Tourists who find they can only get out for one long ride a week appreciate the intensity and specificity of the workout for maintaining their fitness. Because of the variable resistance you still have complete control of the intensity of your workout, so you can start at your own level - all levels of rider are welcome.
Where is the Adelaide Club?
The entrance is on the lower-level of First Canadian Place, west of Bay on Adelaide Street, behind the northern escalators near the Adelaide Street exit. The first time you arrive for a class allow some extra time to find it.
What are the facilities like?
The Adelaide Club owns upwards of twenty-five spin bikes which are discreetly located on a well-ventilated upper mezzanine. Access to full shower, whirlpool, sauna and change facilities are included in the cost.
Do I have to be a TBN member to participate?
To take advantage of this offer you must be a TBN member.
When are the classes and how long do they last?
One weekly class of an hour's duration is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday nights.
What is the cost?
The cost is $90 plus H.S.T. for 8 classes. People wanting to join after the fourth class of an eight-week session in progress will pay $50 for the remaining four classes.
How do I pay?
Cash, cheque or Visa. Pay at the front desk when you arrive for your first class. Call Patsy of the Adelaide Club at 416-367-9957 ext. 286 to confirm that there is still space available in the class.
What should I bring with me?
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spinning at the Adelaide Club continues March 11 for TBN members with our dynamic new coach -- master spinning instructor and competitive cyclist Carmen Diges. Carmen is excited about working with our group and has a plan to help get us road ready for spring. This spinning session will run for four weeks until April 1.
Come out and join us! Classes are at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday at the Adelaide Club. These sessions are for TBN members only; four weeks cost $50 plus HST and the fee includes access to shower facilities, whirlpool, sauna and steam room. Please register with Patsy at 416-367-9957 X4286 email@example.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Adelaide Club entrance is on the lower-level of First Canadian Place, west of Bay on Adelaide Street, behind the northern escalators near the Adelaide Street exit. The first time you arrive for a class allow some extra time to find it. The club has more than 25 spin bikes which are on a well-ventilated upper mezzanine.