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BALLANTYNE | feature just you and the instructor and not what anyone else in the room may be doing." Varied Workouts Rides last 45 to 60 minutes and include climbs, sprints and descents. There is even a portion of the ride dedicated to arms using weighted bars. Kaschak explains that workouts are driven by music that changes every day and instructors are trained to bring the best out of everyone in the room. But part of what keeps people coming back for more is the convenience. Riders can reserve their bike online prior to class. Along with stadium-style seating, clients are treated to free towel service and complimentary bike shoes. Each bike has a technology package that allows riders to monitor their resistance, speed and power output. Ride information is recorded and accessible in private accounts through the Flywheel website, allowing riders to track calories burned and progress over time. More competitive types can opt to have their performances displayed for all to see on the in-studio Torqboard. For Goodwin, the true payoff has been in the physical results. From July to September 2012, she lost 13 inches of body fat and shed Left: Michele Goodwin says she gets a great workout in 45 minutes at Flywheel Sports Charlotte. Above: Instructor Autumn Chandler is part coach, part personal trainer. Right: Flywheel provides complimentary bike shoes to participants. "THE FOCUS IS ON JUST YOU AND THE INSTRUCTOR AND NOT WHAT ANYONE ELSE IN THE ROOM MAY BE DOING." — Carrie Kaschak, Flywheel Sports Charlotte 68 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE WINTER 2012-2013

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