Center puts a new spin on cycling for better health

Daugherty, Christi
April 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/8/96, Vol. 16 Issue 40, p28
Focuses on a trend in exercise called `spinning,' which is becoming very popular in New Orleans, Louisiana and across the United States. First New Orleans facility to offer the program; What is spinning; Why spinning is popular; Cost of the spinning equipment; Benefits of spinning; How the exercise classes start; Comments from Fabiola Zanzo, a spokesman from Schwinn Cycling & Fitness Incorporated.


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