Stacey Colino is a certified Spinning® instructor and group exercise instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and an award-winning writer specializing in fitness and health. The co-author of Strong Is the New Skinny: How to Eat, Live, and Move to Maximize Your Power, Stacey teaches upbeat, high-intensity indoor cycling classes at various Sport & Health clubs in the Washington, D.C., area.
Since 2000, Stacey has been an indoor cycling junkie. She rides outdoors, too, but after indoor cycling became her go-to way to get her sweat on, she began teaching classes at various health clubs. Along with being a certified Spinning® and group exercise instructor, Stacey is the co-author with David Katz, M.D. of Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well and Good Food—Fast! with celebrity chef and competitive cyclist Jason Roberts. She has received numerous awards for her articles, which have appeared in Real Simple, The Washington Post Health section, Parents, MORE, Shape, Self, Family Circle, Cosmopolitan, Prevention, Health, Elle, Glamour, Sports Illustrated, and many other magazines.
In addition to her certifications as an exercise instructor, Stacey has a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, and a master’s degree from Northwestern University in Chicago.
Indoor cycling is a high-energy, spirited workout you can do at any stage of life. As you lose yourself in the rhythm of the pedal strokes and the energizing music, it’s easy to slip into a state of total immersion while boosting your cardiovascular fitness and building muscle strength and endurance. Chances are, you’ll emerge from the experience, feeling strong and exhilarated—it’s quite a high! Through my site, you'll find the 411 about every aspect of indoor cycling to help you gear up, develop good techniques, stay inspired and feeling good, and reap optimal health and fitness benefits. Ride on!