Had my first Spinning (gym-type, not handspinning) class today. I was NOT prepared for it! We spent virtually all our time out of the saddle, although I spent some time sitting down because my quads weren’t yet strong enough to stand the entire time.
Physically it was quite challenging – all my training to date has been endurance training, meaning long, low intensity work. I ride for hours at a time, but rarely get out of breath. So an hour of short, high-intensity work was a HUGE challenge.
But a good one. I think I’ll be back for more. Hopefully my legs will get stronger and it won’t be so difficult.
Meanwhile, I’m having a root canal tomorrow, which I hope goes well, but which may impact my cycling this weekend. We’ll see.