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Recycle Studio offers its own spin on fitness trend

In a dark basement in the South End, 17 men and women are drenched in sweat and pedaling madly on stationary bikes, the sounds of an instructor yelling at them to “CRUNCH!” blasting from speakers.

For some it may sound like torture, but for this society of spin aficionados, a visit to Recycle Studio is more of an exercise in spiritual enlightenment than a typical workout. And at $22 a ride, the experience should be more inspiring than a jog on a treadmill at the local gym.

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