This year WHITNEY DOSIK celebrated her 26th birthday by riding with her father at SoulCycle. Following the ride, Whitney vowed to take more classes in the new year and signed up for the High Line Ride and the Sports Bra Challenge. The Soul Blog talked to Whitney about the experience of both outdoor rides and her Soul Transformation!
It took being stranded by the storm to get BEN SIMPSON to reluctantly try SoulCycle. Six months later, not only has Ben dropped 40 pounds from riding consistently, his whole view towards exercise has changed. And today -- on his anniversary -- we're thrilled to welcome him to the Soul Greenwich team! Here's Ben's Soul Story...
Talk about a transformation. SoulCyclist SCOTT GREENSPAN has lost a whopping 40 lbs since he started riding in late November! That's just a little over 3 months... not that we're counting. Check out why Scott tried SOUL, how he turned into a Rooster, and what the mental and physical effects have been!
Before: November After: February (40 lbs lighter!)
Check in with Carly Handler for the last time as she reflects on 2010 and her SoulCycle journey. But not to worry...Carly promises to update us on her progress! Thanks for the inspiration, Carly!!
2011 Resolution/Goal – to finish what I started!
It’s been about a month since I last checked in and, while I haven't quite lived up to the title “Soul Transformation,” I am headed in that direction, a work in progress, and 17 pounds lighter.
After 10 weeks of hard work, Carly Handler is getting ready to face her biggest challenge yet: traveling! But with only 2 lbs to go until she reaches her goal, we have no doubts that Carly will be able to keep up her good habits wherever she is.
Can you believe it's been nine weeks since Carly Handler began her Soul Transformation? 12 pounds later and it's all been worthwhile! Check in with her as she describes her classes for the week and the eternal struggle to find the beat!
I have to take a moment to say how amazing this whole experience has been. Both the instructors and other riders have been so supportive, people have shared their own stories with me and it just gets better and better every week.
Check in with Carly Handler after eight weeks! Even though her work week was busy, Carly made time for her workouts and stuck to her diet. Another pound lost... congrats Carly!
Carly Handler faces her first week on the scale without any weight loss. But let us be the first to say that losing 9 lbs in less than two months is nothing to sneeze at! This is just a bump in the road and we know Carly will keep riding strong!!!
CARLY HANDLER tells SoulCycle about her first week of sugar busters, this week's rides and Pedal in the Park. Almost at the halfway mark and going strong!
Week 5 and Carly Handler's still on track to hit her goal weight. Sounds like October will be a tough month, but if anyone can get through it Carly can!
Christine: "I do, I can, I will, I'm able."
This week's weight loss: 1lb
Total Weight Loss: 8lbs
It's Monday -- time to sign up for classes and check in with CARLY HANDLER. This week, Carly tells Soul about her numerous rides and what it's like to have your resistance turned up by Laurie Cole. It happens to the best of us...
Time to check in with CARLY HANDLER. After Week 3, Carly continues to have a positive atittude and shed the pounds. Keep up the good work, Carly!
Carly before Sue's Friday 6:00 in Tribeca!
This week's weight loss: 1 lb
Total weight loss: 5 lbs
Another week, another pound. Unfortunately this week didn't surpass last week's weight loss of 1 pound, but my struggle is not a mystery and it is definitely the emotional eating keeping me from bigger numbers.
It's Monday -- time to check in with CARLY HANDLER! This week Carly tells us about her struggles with the holiday weekend, how she manages her time and her SoulCycle rides this week!
CARLY HANDLER has hit the ground running! Week one, full of healthy eating habits and consistent workouts, was a complete success. If every week is as productive as this one, Carly is on pace to reach her goal early. Go Carly!
POUNDS LOST – 3
This week I set the pace for my journey, focusing on how I am
Here on the Soul Blog, we'll be starting a new new section called SOUL TRANSFORMATION, where we'll be checking in one rider weekly to track their SC classes, nutrition and weight loss. For the next few months, we'll be following with the amazing CARLY HANDLER and posting her updates every Monday. Be sure to say hello when you see her in SoulCycle's around the city!
To lose 15-20 lbs in 12 weeks (Carly's 25th birthday).