There are many ways you can do to lose your weight, and one of those ways is cycling. Instead of sitting in the car waiting in the middle of an annoying traffic jam, you can go by bicycle to/from your office. If it is possible, you can ride a bike for sightseeing when you are free to enjoy the fresh air and meet many people out there. Otherwise, spinning class or indoor cycling is an excellent alternative. Cycling requires you to move a group of muscles; it helps you lose your weight and shape it. No matter what your choice is, if you have decided to choose cycling to lose your weight, then soon or later you need to get a pair of cycling shoes. You need shoes with a unique design to fit on the pedals. Cycling shoes are not the same as your other workout shoes. If you wear a pair of cycling shoes, it can promote efficient movement throughout the whole pedal stroke. Every kind of bike has its shoes with different specifications.
Especially for spinning shoes that we are going to discuss here, has specific designs which are pretty much helpful to allow you to use the quadriceps and also hamstrings effectively throughout the pedal stroke. Wearing a pair of spinning shoes also allow you to properly recruit the secondary muscle groups such as the calves and shin muscle. Spinning shoes for women have greater efficiency in the transfer of power and also a more balanced use of the leg muscles that provides stability to the knee and reduce foot movements. Wearing spinning shoes also reduces foot discomfort because of these shoes are attached to the pedal, so that they can prevent numbness caused by workout shoes squeezed into the narrow toe cages. The specific design of spinning shoes which have stiff soles can improve stability and also reduce strain on the Achilles tendon and also calf muscles.
Comfort is a very important point to consider when you are choosing a pair of spinning shoes. Therefore, you may need to select a half to full size larger than your regular shoe size because you need enough room in the front of the shoes to wiggle your toes. As normal cycling shoes, spinning shoes has two or three holes on the bottom of them where you can attach a cleat. Choosing the shoe-cleat-pedal combination should be referred to as a clipless pedal system. These shoes have hard, stiff soles, and retaining system so that the shoe can fit snugly around your arch. Recently, cycling shoes’ manufacturers sell cycling shoes and the cleats separately to allow consumers select the right cleats to fit the bike’s pedal system. Related to this, you have to know which cleats are suitable for your indoor bike. If you join in a spinning class, you can ask anyone about the right cleats for the bike before you go to get a pair of spinning shoes.
• Louis Garneau Women’s Multi Air Flex Fitness/Mountain Cycling Shoe
• Louis Garneau Women’s Jade Cycling Shoes