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Fitness Centers Ada OK

It’s a little more of a thoughtful workout in that you need to consider the route and difficulty level of the roads. Doing speed work on the flats, and hill repeats will get your heart rate up. If you want to gauge your effort level, a heart rate monitor is ideal for understanding your heart beats per minute, calorie burn and length in time of the workout.

E Cu Wellness Center
(580) 310-5744
277 University Center
Ada, OK
 
E Cu Wellness Center
(580) 310-5744
Ada, OK
 
East Central University
(580) 310-5744
Ada, OK
 
Curves Norman OK
3750 W. Main, 5 Park C
Norman, OK
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Adventures In Fitness
(405) 413-8728
1905 Fair Meadow Drive
Edmond, OK
 
Body Focust
(580) 332-3922
19275 State Highway 1e # 4
Ada, OK
 
Kim's Tanning
(580) 332-8979
Ada, OK
 
Curves for Women
(580) 310-9272
122 W Main St
Ada, OK
 
Bally's Health Club
(918) 250-7010
8306 E 61st St
Tulsa, OK
 
Jazzercise Glenpool Faith Church
(918) 504-8255
1901 W. 171st St.
Glenpool, OK
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Running or Cycling: What Works Best

Q: I am tired of doing the same boring thing at the gym and want to take my workout outdoors. I like biking because of the social aspect but do not seem to get the same workout cycling as I do when I am running. Is one more effective than the other and, if so, how can I make sure I am getting the same benefits?







I can relate to your thinking that cycling isn’t as effective as running. I too had thought that with the coasting down hills and seemingly less effort, one wouldn’t get as much of a workout. Boy was I wrong! I started doing triathlons last year and the cycling was just as effective for cardio burn and leg strengthening as any other sport, including running.

The effort comes in adjusting the tension, requiring the body to work harder or adjusting the gears to “spin” with speed. It’s a little more of a thoughtful workout in that you need to consider the route and difficulty level of the roads. Doing speed work on the flats, and hill repeats will get your heart rate up. If you want to gauge your effort level, a heart rate monitor is ideal for understanding your heart beats per minute, calorie burn and length in time of the workout. In either sport, if you see your heart rate is too low, increase the intensity. Remember, It’s your workout, you have control of how hard you work.

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