Give spinning a whirl

This indoor cycling workout is good for the heart and muscles and easy on the joints.

Published: January, 2018

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Spinning classes — indoor cycling to the beat of motivating music — are more popular than ever. They're staples at most gyms, and there are even entire fitness centers devoted to nothing but spinning. Some even offer senior-only classes.

If you haven't tried this type of workout, you should give it a whirl, as it offers a wide range of benefits.

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