I've been teaching group fitness for almost five years now, and I'll say this: Spinning has always been my biggest challenge. I can't just sit down and whip out a class in five minutes. I mean, I could...but not if I want the class to coincide with the playlist. So put a lot of effort into planning my Spinning classes, which is why I've been feeling a little burned out over it. That is, until I went to IDEA World. That "Pimp My Playlist" class changed me and I'm newly motivated to ride hard.
So I sat down on Monday night and played DJ for awhile, ultimately coming up with this 45-minute playlist for today's class. It lends itself naturally to a ride with a lot of variety. My students loved it:
Question: Do you have a theme song? Is there a song that you turn to when you really need some motivation?