Drink water before, during and after class. I take my spin classes at CYCLEBAR and they even provide water bottles to ensure that you are staying hydrated.
3. Loosen that grip
For proper positioning, you want your forearm to fit between the bar and the seat, keep your fingers loose and your shoulders down. Check yourself out in the mirror whenever you need to make sure you have proper form.
4. Seat Height
I’ll be honest after MONTHS of cycling I only recently learned that my seat was at the wrong height, and once I changed the height it made a world of a difference. You want to aim to set your seat at “hip height.” You definitely want to sit too low (which is what I was doing). Once you clip in you want to have a slight bend in your legs as you pedal.